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Springfield mil spec sight helps

Post by gitkrunk on Mon Mar 31, 2014 9:49 pm

Hello all,
Picked up a springfield mil spec for a CMP as-issued/ military police  matches.  The pistol shoots a 6' clock hold.... But I prefer a center hold.   What are my options ? A tall front sight?  Shorter rear sight??
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Re: Springfield mil spec sight helps

Post by Rob Kovach on Mon Mar 31, 2014 10:03 pm

6 oclock hold at what distance?
It's easy to push in replacement rear sights of different heights.  They are available.
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Re: Springfield mil spec sight helps

Post by gitkrunk on Mon Mar 31, 2014 10:09 pm

25 yard
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Post by Rob Kovach on Mon Mar 31, 2014 10:56 pm

Try it at the long line.  You might find that your 50 yard zero is where you want it for the long line.  Unless you are going to bring a sight pusher with you to matches, you will need to pick which distance you are going to set your sights for.

If I was going to shoot fixed sights, I would set them for 50 yards because a small adjustment in slow fire is an 8 or a 7.  At 25 yards, if you hit black, it's still a 9.
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Post by gitkrunk on Mon Mar 31, 2014 11:43 pm

It's only 25 yard gun. As issued and military police matches are all shot on 25 yard targets
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Post by Rob Kovach on Tue Apr 01, 2014 12:08 am

OK, OK, No need to go all bold on me.  I figured you might want to use it for CMP EIC matches also which has the slow fire stage fired at 50 yards.

A shorter rear sight is what you need.
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Post by DavidR on Tue Apr 01, 2014 11:45 am

If its "as issued" can you even change sights? Seems to defeet the purpose of this type match.
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Post by gitkrunk on Thu Apr 03, 2014 12:41 am

The rules say general size and weight for military or commercial products. If I get disqualified for using a fixed sight that a little taller cause my factory guns prints way high for me that ruined the spirit of the match.
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