How to Calculate iron sight heights on your rifle
Follow some expert gunsmiths at Brownells as they walk you through simple procedures for customizing, repairing, and maintaining your firearms. This weapons video tutorial will teach you how to calculate iron sight heights on your rifle.
Brownells shows you the step-by-step process to measuring your iron sights for your rifle using a flat top rifle receiver or scope base and your work bench. This is handy for sight height calculations for a gun that's never had sights put on before. Whether it's pistol, handgun, rifle or shotgun, the center line of the bore is always the same in determining the sight height.