How To Bore Sight A Rifle?
Bore sighting is the process of aligning the axis of the barrel with the line of sight.

How To Bore Sight A Rifle?

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We're going to show you how to bore sight a rifle. This process will ensure that your gun is properly sighted and ready for action.

What is Bore Sighting?

Bore sighting is the process of aligning the axis of the barrel with the line of sight. This is done so that when the bullet leaves the rifle/ shotgun barrel, it will hit the target dead-on.

There are a few different ways to bore sight a rifle, but we're going to focus on the most common method, which involves using a bore sighter.

How to Bore Sight a Rifle

  1. Start by attaching the bore sighter to the muzzle of your rifle. Make sure that it is securely in place.
  2. Next, adjust the eyepiece of the bore sighter until the crosshairs are in focus.
  3. Once the crosshairs are focused, look through them and find an object at least 100 yards away. It can be anything - a tree, a rock, even a fence post.
  4. Adjust the windage and elevation screws on the bore sighter until the crosshairs are lined up with the object you're looking at.
  5. Now, remove the bore sighter from the muzzle of your rifle and look through the scope. The crosshairs should be lined up with what you see through the scope. If they're not, make adjustments until they are.
  6. Once things are lined up, it's time to fire a few rounds. Set up a target at 100 yards and see where your bullets hit. If they're not hitting where you want them to, make some minor adjustments until they are. And that's it! You've now successfully sighted your rifle and are ready to go hunting!

We hope that this blog post has been informative and helpful in teaching you how to boresight a shotgun scope and a rifle.

Remember, taking the time to do this will ensure you can hit your target when it counts - out in the woods chasing after that big buck!

So, what are you waiting for?

Thank you for reading, and happy shooting!

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