How to adjust the sights of your SIG SG 550/551 rifle

To correct for elevation and windage, the corresponding correction screw is turned with a screwdriver.

 

By rotating the elevation correction screw and the windage correction screw by one click, the average point of impact in the vertical respectively the horizontal axis is displaced by approximately 0.15 o/oo

 

Rear sight

 

1.    Receiver casing

2.    Elevation correction screw

3.    Rear sight drum

4.    Windage correction screw

 

 

Elevation adjustments:

High shots are corrected by turning the elevation correction screw to the left.

Low shots are corrected by turning the elevation correction screw to the right.

Correction symbol on rear sight  (correction of elevation)

 

 

Windage adjustments:

 

Shots to the right are corrected by turning the windage correction screw to the left.

Shots to the left are corrected by turning the windage correction screw to the right.

Correction symbol on rear sight  (correction of windage)

 

To correct for elevation or windage, the corresponding correction screw is turned with a screwdriver.

 

Firing range

Average point of impact correction per notch

 

 

 

100 m

 

200 m

 

300 m

 

400 m

SG 550

 

1.5 cm

 

3.0 cm

 

4.5 cm

 

6.0 cm

SG 551

 

1.8 cm

 

3.6 cm

 

5.4 cm

 

7.2 cm

 

 

 

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