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Old 11-13-2021, 10:33 AM
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Just picked up one of these neat little revolvers last week. I took it out and shot it and it was shooting to the right about 4" at 25 yards. I called Ruger and they asked for a target. I took it back out and shot 6 different brands of 22 LR at a distance of 20 yards and as you can see from the pic all grouped within 1.5"-2" from aiming point. I sent the target to Ruger and their response was that this was acceptable!
I usually like to hit what I'm aiming at so I'm trying to see what I can do to accomplish just that.
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Old 11-13-2021, 11:23 AM
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not surprised with there reply to you, most of them guns of that nature are , set to a 7 yard group , not 25
so I am gathering if you shoot it at there 7 yard deal, it will be closer to point of aim and thus, NOT what they would warranty
not any help on fixing things, just passing info on I know from dealing with them and many other OEM's over the decades!
as for a fix, I gather you coudl MAYBE file the side of the sight to help adjust things a little?
but like many fixed sight guns, your kind a stuck with what they are and have to just learn to compensate when aiming knowing where they shoot!!
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Old 11-15-2021, 04:57 AM
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So is this something you have to correct with a file?
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Old 11-15-2021, 09:48 AM
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The fixed sights on Ruger Wranglers, by specification, are set to align POA to POI at 15 yards. Not 7, nor 25.
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Old 11-15-2021, 10:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Nomercy448 View Post
The fixed sights on Ruger Wranglers, by specification, are set to align POA to POI at 15 yards. Not 7, nor 25.
Well I shot it today after doing a little work and shot the target @15 yards.
Last night I removed .010" off the left side of the front sight bringing it down to .055"(the sight was .065" thick). After shooting today the revolver is shooting 1" to the right and instead of 1.5" as before. I actually thought it would move further than a half inch.
Anyway I started shooting it off hand both 1 and 2 handed and found that it is now right on or very close. I believe this is because I'm lefty and have a slight tendency to pull the muzzle slightly and consistently to the left. So I'm happy.
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Old 05-30-2022, 03:44 PM
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I posted this on the gunsmithing forum but just to give you guys an update. I was thinking about this off and on while I was in florida for the winter but last night I had an idea. I took a 1/2" washer and cut it down to match the profile of the front sight and painted it flat black. After drying I mixed a small dab of PC7 epoxy and affixed it to the right side of the front sight. I was going to wait to tomorrow to shoot it but it was about 10 hours so I figured the epoxy was set enough. I grabbed a target and ran to the nearby woods. I shot this target at 15 yards. I'm a bit mad at myself for dropping the muzzle on the last shot! Id say problem solved. NOTE: the image of the sight makes it look uneven but it really isn't. But the width of the front sight is pretty thick now and pretty much fills the groove/rear sight
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