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Shotgun sight alignment

Shotgun sight alignment

Unlike other firearms, shotguns usually do not have rear sights. Instead, most shotguns have a bead at the muzzle end and a ventilated rib on top of the barrel leading up to the bead. When pointing a shotgun at a target, the rib and front bead should be aligned so that you...

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Written by: goHUNT Staff

Tagged as: HUNT101, shotgun, sight

Rifle sight alignment

Rifle sight alignment

A bullet’s flight towards a target is not a straight line. Instead, gravity, air resistance, and energy loss all have an effect on its flight, creating a slight curve along the way. A hunter must always take these effects into consideration when sighting-in. A bullet...

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Written by: goHUNT Staff

Tagged as: HUNT101, rifles, sight