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:x Yesterday i was trying to sight in my shotgun at 50 yards. I have a Mossberg 500 12 ga. with a fully rifled barrel and i am shooting Winchestor BRI sabots. I hit the box the first time, way high and to the left, so i moved the rear sight to the left and up. I missed the whole box. So i kept trying to get the sight so i could atleast hit the box. I shot 10 slugs and still didn't get it. I was mad. When i got home i got my owners manual out and read that i was moving the sight the complete opposite i was suppose to. That made me even more mad. Anyone else ever had this happen? :x
 

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Just remember - Move your REAR sight in the direction you want to move the hit on the target.

Folks new to shooting often get it backwards. Don't worry about it. If that is the worse thing you ever do with a shotgun you are in great shape!!
 

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10 shots from a rest with a 12 gauge slug gun. OUCH!!! I suggest you mount a low power scope on it anyway(1.5x4). In my opinion, you'll end up with a more suitable rig in the end for deer hunting.
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10 shots from a rest with a 12 gauge slug gun. OUCH!!! I suggest you mount a low power scope on it anyway(1.5x4). In my opinion, you'll end up with a more suitable rig in the end for deer hunting.
Jim
 

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Guest,
One other thing.

DO NOT rest your barrel on the sand bags when sighting in your gun. Rest the receiver or hold the receiver in your hand.
It makes a big difference. Your gun barrel is made to flex and if it's resting on the sandbags it will not flex and your shot will be WAY off.
 
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