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Unread 01-04-2010, 03:51 PM
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Re: max point blank range or zero at 200

I zero my flat shooters at 300 but I think a lot depends on what your intended target is and what other system you are using on your optics.....Rich
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    Re: max point blank range or zero at 200

    I zero my 300 rum @ 100 yards that's a lazered 100 yrds I'm good to 300, then I go to my dell past that

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    Re: max point blank range or zero at 200

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    I zero at 200 yards and dial for everything past that.
    I always zero mine at 300 that way I know from 0 to 300 is covered with no issues. My .257 Weatherby is zero'd at 300, and 7mm STW is zero'd at 100...fixing to be 300 in a few weeks.
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    Re: max point blank range or zero at 200

    I zero the 708 @ 100yards. The first mildot gets me to 300yards, the second mildot to 425yards and the third to 525 yards. This system works a lot better for me than PBR.
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    Re: max point blank range or zero at 200

    I zero all of my rifles at 300yds. From 0 to 350, I "play it by ear" and just hold under, dead on, or slightly over. Most bullets starting out with a muzzle velocity of 3000fps + don't drop much out to 350yds. From 350 on out I dial it in. JohnnyK.
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    Re: max point blank range or zero at 200

    I use many ballistic and rangefinding reticles for long-range shooting, and i never sacrifice point blank range to make a reticle an intuitive system (even hundred yd. intervals). I always calculate MPBR conservatively for no more than 3/4ths anticipated tgt. size. The reticle zeros are calcd. and tested usually at the optic's (2FP) highest power.
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