Thank you Buckmaster, I heard the sights are crap, any idea where to get a better set? Also I want to put on a scope with see thru mounts, any thoughts? This is my first go at this and its a little confusing. Regards - Gordy.
I had a see-through scope mount on my .30-06 at one time. Got rid of it. It sets the scope too high. I came to the conclusion that I had to decide if I wanted a gun with a scope or a gun with open sights. Now I have a scope mounted down as low as possible. Much better.
Others have offered up a sighting of roughly 2 inches high at 100 yards as a good sighting scheme. In my own experience I have come to favor a sighting of 3.5 inches high at 100 yards. This allows for the individual to hold dead-on (directly in the middle of the top and bottom) the animal out to roughly 350 yards.
Magnum calibers such as the 7mm Remington and 300 Winchester will extend this slightly. At 400 yards I hold directly on the backbone of the animal. The drop at this range allows the...