Zeroing Remington 870 Shotgun, Instructions, Photo

This information is from my ebook about Remington 870:

Zeroing is one of the first procedures you need to make to use your Remington 870 efficiently. The best ammunition for zeroing is slugs. Zeroing should be performed with a shotgun on a gun rest; this will enable you to hold shotgun still and make zeroing more reliable.

Make several shots (3 is enough) at a target which located on distance of 30-50 meters. Check results and make adjustments if needed.

Windage is horizontal adjustment of your sight.

Eleveation is vertical adjustment of your sight.

  If you see such group on your target, adjust the windage to the right.

If you have adjustable rear sight, move it to the right.

If you see such group on your target, adjust the windage to the left.

If you have adjustable rear sight, move it to the left.

If you see such group on your target, raise the elevation.

If you have adjustable rear sight, raise it up.

If you see such group on your target, lower the elevation.

If you have adjustable rear sight, lower it down.

Vitaly Pedchenko

My name is Vitaly Pedchenko, I started this blog and forum to share information, tips, photos, and advice about the Remington 870 shotgun, accessories, and upgrades. Now I also own AR-15 rifle and MP5 pistol caliber carbine. I am firearms instructor, competitive shooter and IPSC Range Officer. I participate in practical shooting and 3-Gun competitions because they are the best way for me to test equipment and upgrades under stress. I am member of the PRACTICA shooting club. I also participate in REAGO, which provides Tactical Combat Casualty Care training. The main purpose of the Rem870.com blog and forum is to have a compilation of information about the Remington 870 shotgun in one organized, accessible place.

5 thoughts on “Zeroing Remington 870 Shotgun, Instructions, Photo

  • 05.12.2011 at 09:25
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    I’m thinking target #2 is not the correct target for the “adjust to the left” instruction.

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  • 04.01.2012 at 02:22
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    strange, the 2nd target still looks the same as the first.

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  • 24.12.2013 at 09:12
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    30-50 meters or 98ft to 170ft approx. seems to long for a shotgun zeroing.

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