Safety and Training

AR Live-Fire Technique: Determining Close-In Offset with Your Red Dot

SIG SAUER Academy CQB Demo

Adam Painchaud, director of the SIG SAUER Academy in New Hampshire, demonstrates exactly how much your red dot’s point of aim and a bullet’s point of impact can vary at close-quarters distance.

Hint: Assuming a 50-yard zero, the vertical distance between the sightline of your red dot and the barrel’s bore determines how low your AR will shoot at three yards.

Do you have a live fire technique? Share it with us in the comment section.

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