Quantcast
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Front sight adjustment on 1873 Trapdoor Springfield

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing and Repairs' started by Stormin.40, Jul 23, 2012.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Stormin.40

    Stormin.40 Member

    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2011
    Messages:
    441
    I have an original Springfield Trapdoor that I would like to adjust the front sight on. The rear sight is not adjustible for windage in the set battle field position out to 260 yards.

    I have attached a picture of a typical 100 yard target with this rifle, I believe 4 MOA is acceptable for this rifle and my shooting ability but I would like the group to be centered above the POA.

    Is it possible to adjust the front sight and still keep the rifle original, I am okay with taking to a gunsmith if needed.
     

    Attached Files:

  2. Jim K

    Jim K Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2002
    Messages:
    17,747
    No. The front sight base is welded on to the barrel.

    Jim
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page