Sightmark Reflex Sight
You need to know more about Sightmark Reflex Sight since it is one of the latest inventions in this kind of gun. Before anything else, you should make sure that you can read the full product manual first. It always has clear instructions regarding how to mount the sight correctly and the right reflex sight for your gun. Once you have read all the instructions, you can easily understand your gun's sight better and learn to use it with ease without difficulty.
Aside from making sure that there are no damages on the sight, you also have to check on how the sights work before installing. Most of these sights use battery power for their operation, but if you have laser models, you must use a laser zeroing system to work perfectly. It would help if you first mounted the lens in your gun. There is no need for you to worry about lens cleaning solutions because most of these types of sights have a removable lens cleaning kit so that you will not have to worry about cleaning your sights when the time comes that you are done using them.
When installing a sightmark reflex sight, you need to mount it on the barrel before putting the reticle on the scope. If you are looking for accuracy, then this is the best way to install the sight. Then, you have to install the spring and the essential parts, which are screws on the bottom side of the tube, and then attach the reticle. There is an optional battery clip here which you should put on top of the spring. With this, the spring will not be damaged, and you can use the battery for many hours when you are working with it for the first time.
After installing the sight, the next thing that you should do is take a test fire to be sure that the sight will work. This is very important because you have to make sure that the reticle will work properly since if it does not, then you will have problems shooting the target at long range. Make sure that there will be a bullet that will hit the target when you pull the trigger. Also, you should have the ability to adjust the reticle for better accuracy and for faster target acquisition. You have to test-fire the important things are the windage adjustment, eye relief, and target engagement indicators.
To test the accuracy of your sightmark reflex sight, you have to make sure that the target's brightness appears in the crosshairs and that the intelligence remains consistent at all ranges. In general, the target's brightness seems at the center of the crosshairs, and this brightness appears at every range if you follow the basic rule of aiming. Also, you should make sure that the target's intelligence appears even at the edges of the crosshairs. Simply stand behind the gun, rest, and aim the weapon at the target from a distance of 200 meters.
If you are satisfied with both test results and the brightness settings of the sight, then you are ready to install the sight in your gun:
- You should remove the front sight from the gun.
- Place the front and rear sights on your shooting bench and make sure that the sights are level with each other and parallel to the ground.
- Line up the front and rear sights and mark their distances with a pen.
It would help if you also made sure that the distances were equivalent on both sides.
The next step is to mount the Sightmark Reflex Sight onto your gun. The design of this sight is different from the dot sight, but the principle is the same. After mounting, you should place the illuminated reticle in between the crosshairs on sight. The reticle is a translucent yellow dot, which you will have to light manually using the included magnifier. The size of the dot is dependent on the model of your gun.
Finally, if you would like to customize the sight fully, you can replace the dot with any other color, just as long as the size of the circle is equal to the distance between the front sight and the rear sight. You can also add a silencer or a red dot to make it look more authentic. In summary, the Sightmark Reflex Sight is a spring-loaded pistol grip that provides an improved sight picture at the expense of some extra features. The quick detach mount makes the best compromise for people who prefer a pistol without all the flash.