sighter


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sighter

(ˈsaɪtə)
n
1. (Shooting) shooting archery any of six practice shots allowed to each competitor in a tournament
2. (Archery) shooting archery any of six practice shots allowed to each competitor in a tournament
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The theoretic effective radius of this rifle is three hundred miles, but the best they can do in actual service when equipped with their wireless finders and sighters is but a trifle over two hundred miles.
A crack at this unique contest has been the target since and he had a sighter over the track in December.
He reached the Swindon Arc final earlier in the campaign and has not had a lot of racing since so is fresher than someof the opposition, while his sighter here when just shaded by Rio Coco in Sunday should have done him the world of good.
Okay, it's really called the Professional Laser Bore Sighter by Wheeler Engineering but it solves so many problems it's a bit magical.
LaserLyte's CrossBow Sighter provides just that, a fast and easy way to get your crossbow on target while sparing you the potential frustration of lost bolts and broadheads.
Formerly trained in France, the four-year-old changed hands for just 9,500 euros last November but did not surface until Doncaster in May, where he got a good sighter before scoring at Thirsk later that month.
Put a bore sighter in the barrel, turn it on, and use the red laser to adjust the chronograph to the proper position: height, windage, etc.
They asked if I wanted to go "cold" to post a sighter target.
And he was well on his way in the next frame on a break of 49, but fouled on the blue to give Wasley a sighter - and he made no mistake to rattle in 66.
Although he would appear a little tetchy on that evidence, Another Cocktail is clearly talented and will, significantly, be raring to go here with that sighter in the bag.
After the seventh sighter, the shooters are given a minute to see the plug for their last shot.
However, the visitors levelled the scores with a Kristopher Burton drop goal five minutes later, after the same player had failed with an earlier sighter.