I shoot a lot of different rifles. On most of
these, I need to test for accuracy using a good quality scope
sight. A scope helps me to more precisely place my shots, as it
does for most shooters. Just about every modern rifle sold today
has provisions to easily mount a scope sight. After mounting a
scope, it has to be sighted in. On a bolt action rifle, I always
pull the bolt and look through the bore with the rifle properly
held in a rifle rest, and adjust the scope reticle to where the
bore is pointed, getting a rough idea as to where the bullets
will impact the target. This saves a lot of ammunition and time
in getting the scope adjusted, and usually gets me "on
paper" at twenty-five yards. Even on AR type rifles, I
remove the lower receiver, pull the bolt carrier, and peep
through the bore to get the scope at least close to alignment
with the barrel. With some types of rifles, it is either
impossible or impractical to look through the bore to properly
boresight the scope. There have been collimators and other
such boresighting devices on the market for years, but most are
awkward to use and not very reliable; still, they will get you
on paper at twenty-five yards. With most centerfire rifle
cartridges costing at least a buck with every pull of the
trigger, saving ammunition is a very practical thing to do.
Recently, I tried the Laserlyte unit
shown here. It is very quick and easy to use, and looking
through the scope, a shooter simply dials the reticle to match
the green dot on the target. The Laserlyte Kryptonyte Bore Sighter Deluxe Kit comes complete with bore adapters to
fit any bore size from .22 to .50 caliber rifles, and also
shotgun bores from twenty to twelve gauge. It works with
centerfire rifles, handguns, muzzleloaders, and shotguns.
Also included is a bubble level to properly level the reticle.
The unit runs off of one CR2 battery, and has a rotating switch
to activate the laser.
The Laserlyte unit saves time and ammunition. I
have my own shooting range, but those who must use public ranges
will particularly save a lot of downtime sighting in a new
rifle, as the Laserlyte makes trips to the target while
boresighting unnecessary. The unit slides into the bore, the
shooter looks through the scope, and adjusts the crosshair
without ever taking a step downrange. At twenty-five yards, this
will get the shots pretty darn close right off the bat. I had
put off trying a boresighter, but will now use this Laserlyte
kit every time. It is an exceedingly useful tool, very
versatile, simple to use, and made in the USA. It is something
that will pay for itself in ammo costs over time, and will also
reduce frustration and save time while sighting in a rifle. I
highly recommend it.
Check it out and order the Laserlyte kit online
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