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Posted: 9/17/2003 7:29:20 PM EDT
What range do I use for battlesight zeroing an M16A2? Also, to what position do I turn the elevation knob?
Link Posted: 9/17/2003 7:49:04 PM EDT
correct me if im wrong but isnt it 25 meters?
Link Posted: 9/17/2003 7:59:58 PM EDT
[url]http://groups.msn.com/TheMarylandAR15ShootersSite/zeroingmethods.msnw[/url] lists several methods, the Santose IBZ being the best suited for most uses.
Link Posted: 9/17/2003 11:05:13 PM EDT
25 meters is correct. free
Link Posted: 9/18/2003 2:01:33 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/18/2003 2:01:59 PM EDT by scottryan]
What setting do I turn the elevation knob?
Link Posted: 9/18/2003 2:42:08 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/18/2003 2:46:42 PM EDT by sfcret]
set your rear sight all the way down so it aligns up to the 8/3 mark, then the elevation knob is rotated up (clockwise) one click past the 8/3 (300-meter) mark. The elevation knob will remain in this position until the battlesight zeroing has been completed. [url]http://www.seidata.com/~adking/zero_an_m16a2_rifle.htm[/url]
Link Posted: 9/18/2003 2:46:22 PM EDT
CATM instructs us to zero using the M16A2 25M Zero Target at 25M. For the setting, I am instructed to set the elevation knob one click up (right) past the 300 mark--however, I am also instructed to leave it at that for distances to 300M, and not to rotate it back as the target instructs. I know that others use other zero methods, but as I suspect with FREEFALLE6, it is what we're taught. HTH, Mike
Link Posted: 9/19/2003 3:12:57 PM EDT
Link Posted: 9/19/2003 3:24:59 PM EDT
I agree with Troy - the Santose zeroing method is the way to go, IMO... My bushy sight is zero'd so that 8/3 minus 2 clicks equals 50yards/200yards... Then, minus 1 more click(8/3 minus 3 clicks) is a PERFECT 100 yard zero... This way, I have an accurate sight-in for any distance I'll ever shoot, and 8/3 minus 2 is a good "all around" battle sighting... - georgestrings
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