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Laser Bore Sight to determine POI

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  1. everettjunior

    everettjunior TS Member

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    I was wondering if anyone has ever tried to use a laser bore sight to help set up the POI on their trap gun? I was wondering what the pro's and con's are to doing this and how acurate they are. I was wondering if they really work before I invest any money into one. Thank you very much.

    Everett Haley, Jr.
    ehaley_jr@yahoo.com
     
  2. shooter99

    shooter99 Well-Known Member

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    I have used them for POI and they work pretty good to get your rib and/or comb set. I still use the 13 yard paper target to confirm the POI.

    CHEERS
     
  3. fang1

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    I believe just the opposite. Laser gives you your pinpoint center of where the gun is shooting. Hieght and left or right. Patterning gives you how tight and how well your bb's are distributed in a given area, and a guess at where the center of that area is, as well as a lot of wasted ammo.

    A good quality muzzle centered laser can be one of the best tools a clay target shooters can have. And you can use it almost anywhere.
     
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    jakearoo Active Member

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    Easy answer is to use both. Use the laser to get the comb where you think it should be. Then, finish the job at the pattern board and shooting clays. Jake
     
  5. phirel

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    A laser bore sight is not able to directly measure the POI. The light travels in a straight line and shot begins to fall due to gravity as soon as it leaves the bore. Shot will fall about 3 inches in 40 yards.

    Pat Ireland
     
  6. timb99

    timb99 Well-Known Member

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    Greg Hissem uses one when adjusting your stock to fit you.

    That speaks volumes, in my opinion.

    The trick though, is being able to interpret what you see.
     
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