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Mod 3 Gunsights

Mod 3 Gunsights

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This sneak preview of your study material has beenprepared in advance of the book's actual online release.Study Unit
Gun Sights
 
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In this study unit, we’ll explain the design,function, and installation of metallic andoptical gun sights. Following a brief historyof gun sights, we’ll address metallic riflesights, shotgun beads, and pistol sights.We’ll present gun sight installation procedures and identifythe tools the job requires.Next, you’ll learn about the development of and uses foroptical sights (scopes) for rifles, slug shotguns, and pistols. Then, just as for metallics, we’ll detail installationprocedures.In the final sections, we’ll address bore and final sighting,drill and tap procedures, bolt alterations, and safetyreplacement.
When you complete this study unit, you’ll be able to
Summarize the history of gun sights, identifying hallmarkdevelopments in their evolutionExplain the design, function, and installation of metallic andoptical sightsExplain how to bore sightExplain how to sight-in rifles and pistolsIdentify correct drill and tap proceduresDescribe the process of bolt alterationDescribe how replacing safeties often facilitates scopemounting
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METALLIC RIFLE SIGHTS:A LINE OF ACCURACY 1
Metallic Sight Development2Metallic Sights for Modern Rifles6Installing Metallic Rifle Sights13Installing Dovetail-mounted Open Sights16Zeroing and Adjusting Metallic Rifle Sights20
HANDGUN SIGHTS:PRECISE ALIGNMENT 24
Fixed Sights24The Paine Sight25The Patridge Sight26Adjustable Sights27Dots, Outlines, and Inserts28Glow-in-the-dark Sight28Ribs29Installing Handgun Sights29Shotgun Beads34Installing Beads37
SCOPES:A BETTER LOOK 40
History and Development40Functions and Features of Rifle Scopes45Pistol, Shotgun, and Air Gun Scopes53Reticles58Mounting a New Scope59Scope Installation65Attaching the Mount66
DRILLING AND TAPPING 69
Drill and Tap Procedures71Attaching the Rings78Positioning the Scope79
SIGHTING-IN 83
Bore Sighting84Final Sighting87Bolt Handle Alteration for Scope Mounting90Procedure91Safety Replacement for Scope Mounting93Installation Procedures94
SELF-CHECK ANSWERS 97EXAMINATION 101
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