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sighting

[′sīd·iŋ]
(optics)
The act or procedure of aiming with the aid of a sight.
The action of bringing something into view; the action of seeing something.
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Caption: Duke feels shooting for sighting in fixed-sight handguns should not be done from a sandbag rest as point of impact can differ significantly from shooting standing.
SHHHHH On March 1, 2004, just 3 days after the sighting, Gallagher arrived sleep deprived and agitated at the office of Cornell lab director John Fitzpatrick.
By aligning that bright pin guard within the circular window of my peep sight at full draw, I'm able to achieve a more consistent and precise sighting picture.
The peak number of deaths in a week was 279 during the week of September 26 to October 2, although not all reports included the date of the sighting.
Sighting in with iron sights is a much more complicated matter.
While no handgun sights are right for every shooter or situation, understanding the pros and cons of various sighting systems will help you decide which is right for you.
For true believers, you only need one unexplained sighting to preserve the mystery," he says.
Wildlife experts warned that the sightings may be a harbinger of things to come.
Another sighting was from a filmmaker who wanted to shoot a scene in the Ranch House.
Alas, their charts did not account for handguns with much shorter sighting radii, so years ago I started using a simple formula, which would accommodate all barrel lengths.