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Does the top screw (the one that holds the rear sight to the slide) have to be loosened before making windage adjustments?
 

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Thanks for the reply - I was getting ready to move this over to the smithing forum. I moved the windage screw about 3/4 of a turn the last time I shot, & The POI did not shift much, if at all. That's what had me wondering if I needed to loosen the attachment screw first.
 

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Pay attention when you are turning the screw. Watch to see if it is moving the sight. Once it gets moved over to one side, it will not move anymore, but the screw will still turn. The amount it moves compared to the POI is related to the distance to the target. The farther your target, the less the sight has to move over and conversely, the closer your target, the more the sight has to move over.
 

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Thanks Mike - it is in fact moving. I only need to move POI an inch or two at 10 yards, so it should not take much.
 

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You can loosen the retainer screw and move slightly the entire sight to right or left - you have to do this with windage in center position - and there is a limit to it's movement and still screw down properly. Mine is all the way right. Then use windage to center from left or right - worked for me.
 
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Thanks Wino - I am close to the limit now, but have not had a chance to shoot since my last adjustment. I'll keep that in mind if I need to adjust further.
 

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You can loosen the retainer screw and move slightly the entire sight to right or left - you have to do this with windage in center position - and there is a limit to it's movement and still screw down properly. Mine is all the way right. Then use windage to center from left or right - worked for me.
Thanks for the tip, don't know why I didn't think of that..... must be my advanced age!

I've had to just aim a little higher and slightly right (say 2 o'clock and 2") to hit center at 15 yds since I put the glock site on the front of mine.

Now I have a reason to go to the range tomorrow, not that I needed much of a reason! ;)
 

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Always happy to help - particularly if it leads to a range trip. :shooter:

Enjoy and be safe.
 
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