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lowprone
June 18, 2014, 21:13
Anybody have an original Steyr Aug sight in target who can tell me
what the size of the aiming black is ?
You can see a photo of it on PJ's Aug site, but nothing to help scale it.
Plus he wants $25.00 for one !

dawg180
June 21, 2014, 21:03
What is an aiming black???

lowprone
June 22, 2014, 20:07
Seriously ?

dawg180
June 22, 2014, 20:18
Yes, seriously.

Do you mean a bullseye? Or target circle?

No one I shoot of has ever heard of an "aiming black" either, and it type it into any web search engine and nothing comes up referring to a target.

Maybe it is an archaic term, just like "lamp black your front sights boys" and your modern shooter wouldn't have a clue what that means.

lowprone
June 23, 2014, 16:55
I will use the NRA 600 yard target description to illustrate what I am talking
about.
This goes for all the targets the NRA uses in Across The Course High Power
rifle competition and pistol also.
When initially getting your rifle zeroed at 600 you lay down and peer at the
target over your sights, what you see is a black dot that is as wide as your
front sight .
You cannot see the scoring rings at this distance all you can see is the aiming
black.
You shoot a series of shots and adjust your sights to place a shot group in or
as close as possible to the X ring.
The 600 yard target is 72"x72" the aiming black that encompasses the 7 ring
up to the X ring is 36"

I hope this helps.


4.6 600 Yard Target
(a) MR-1 target—Enlarged aiming black for use in 600-yard matches
only.
Aiming Black (inches) Rings in White (inches)
X ring ...................................6.00 6 ring ................................48.00
10 ring ................................12.00 5 ring ................................60.00
9 ring ..................................18.00
8 ring ..................................24.00
7 ring ..................................36.00

lowprone
June 26, 2014, 13:08
Your welcome, least I could do, no really, your welcome !

Airacuda
July 07, 2014, 18:40
If you have the A1 donut sight. Simply sight the rifle in at 25yards with the round striking directly in the center of your aiming circle or donut. At 50 yards the bullet will hit between center and top of the donut and at 100 your bullet will strike just inside the donut at 12 o clock position.

fissionproducts
July 13, 2014, 20:22
I knew what you meant by aiming black lowprone. It's a term those unfamiliar with high power match shooting would find unfamiliar.

xcpd69
October 22, 2014, 11:14
I knew what you meant by aiming black lowprone. It's a term those unfamiliar with high power match shooting would find unfamiliar.

+1

I'm 63, been shooting for over 50 years, just not competition. I also was unsure of the term. Bullseye, or bull is the term I've always heard or read.