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Post by bentrod on 1/11/2020, 10:38 am

I have an AimPoint Micro H1 sight and I lost the caps that fit over the sight adjustment screws, so I need replacements, also what are the adjustments on the windage sight, CW moves it in what direction?

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Jim

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Post by Allgoodhits on 1/11/2020, 12:23 pm

Think CDL where C is clockwise, D is down and L is left. I find that is the best way to deal with adjustments and remembering which way to go.


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Post by dronning on 1/11/2020, 12:41 pm

bentrod wrote:I have an AimPoint Micro H1 sight and I lost the caps that fit over the sight adjustment screws, so I need replacements, also what are the adjustments on the windage sight, CW moves it in what direction?

Thanks

Jim
I like these better than the caps:

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Post by bentrod on 1/11/2020, 2:05 pm

I have the sight adjustment tool as pictured, but I think the caps show what direction to turn because it is not shown on the sight itself. Also I would like to cover the exposed threads on the sight adjustment itself. 

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Post by messenger on 1/11/2020, 2:21 pm

Think of it as a screw. When you turn your elevation clockwise like turning in a screw your adjusting down. When your "backing out the screw" your adjusting up.

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Post by bentrod on 1/11/2020, 3:22 pm

Yes, for the elevation, which is standard for all sights that I have ever seen, but the  windage is different on sights. I have a number of pistols and scopes, but they are all different, some CCW will move the sight L others will move it R.

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Post by messenger on 1/11/2020, 3:32 pm

bentrod wrote:Yes, for the elevation, which is standard for all sights that I have ever seen, but the  windage is different on sights. I have a number of pistols and scopes, but they are all different, some CCW will move the sight L others will move it R.

Jim

Elevation and windage adjust the same on an Aimpoint Micro. On windage, screw in adjusts to the left. "Back out the screw" adjusts to the right.

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Post by bentrod on 1/11/2020, 3:54 pm

Got it, thanks.

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Post by dronning on 1/11/2020, 4:29 pm

bentrod wrote:I have the sight adjustment tool as pictured, but I think the caps show what direction to turn because it is not shown on the sight itself. Also I would like to cover the exposed threads on the sight adjustment itself. 

Jim
If you have one from Aimpoint the directions are raised in the plastic.  Hard to see but it's there, I used a Sharpie to highlight it.
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Post by bentrod on 1/11/2020, 5:44 pm

I  am missing the caps, which is the main problem of not knowing which way to turn the windage screw.

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Post by -TT- on 1/11/2020, 6:48 pm

Rght, but the wing tool has arrows marked "Up/R", on the side that doesn't say Aimpoint. I use 'em all the time, since it's "backwards" from what I always expect.

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Post by bentrod on 1/12/2020, 10:18 am

-TT- wrote:Rght, but the wing tool has arrows marked "Up/R", on the side that doesn't say Aimpoint. I use 'em all the time, since it's "backwards" from what I always expect.
 Wow, I looked at my red Aimpoint tool and that is true, do you actually turn your elevation screw to the R to move your sights up? Do you have the original caps, if so what do they say?

I went to the Aimpoints web site for the specfications on the sight, it gives the number to clicks at distance to move bullet strikes, but doesn't give  information which way to turn the adjustment screws.

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Post by -TT- on 1/12/2020, 10:38 am

It's Counter ClockWise for Up or Right. And in the Micro series the dot moves 1/2 MOA per click. At 50 feet, this is just 1/12 inch - 12 clicks per inch! At 25 yards, that means 1/8 inch and at 50 yards, 1/4 inch. In my experience, the Aimpoint moves accurately every time.

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If you're interested, here's an elevation cheat sheet I cooked up for SK Pistol Match in my Benelli initially sighted at 50 feet on an Aimpoint H1. YMMV!

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Post by bentrod on 1/12/2020, 12:12 pm

Thanks TT

I should have seen that arrow which explains it all. It pays to pay attention. Your cheat sheet is very helpful. I am extremely thankful for the help received here.

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Post by 1joel1 on 1/14/2020, 10:37 am

On my H1, about 5 years old, that arrow is not like the one pictured. It is very hard to see so perhaps yours is like that. In any case, the marking on the tool should help. Up/Right is CCW (anticlockwise).

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