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Unread 02-20-2009, 10:40 PM
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What's your zero?

I am thinking of going dead nuts at 100 yards. My old zero was/is 2.5" high @100 yards. Seems I always end up getting a close shot and in the heat of the moment, shoot over the animal. With a 100 yard zero, I can still hold on hair to 300 yards and still have 24ish MOA available in my turret which takes me past 1000 yards.
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    Unread 02-20-2009, 11:23 PM
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    Re: What's your zero?

    Yeah, I tried a high zero at a hundred and missed every stinking groundhog generally high I shot at this year. The one I missed I turned the wrong direction. Anyway, most set a zero for 200 hundred for long shots, but you should be familiar with how your scope works, turret adjustments, or mil dots if you have them.

    I use a hundred yard zero and twittle the turrets, well at least that is the norm for me this coming summer. I may stretch it out to a 200 or 250 zero. We'll see.
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    Re: What's your zero?

    I run a 100 yrd zero w/ my non magnum rifles, and a 300 yrd zero w/ my 30-338 Lap imp. Gives me dead hold on deer size game and larger out to 400 yrds. At 500 yrds I can hold top of back if need a quick shot. Generally beyond 400 yrds I have time to dial. If not, they walk/run.

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    Re: What's your zero?

    I generally use a 200 yard zero
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    Unread 02-21-2009, 07:29 AM
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    Re: What's your zero?

    I zero for 300 and dial up and down as needed.
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    Re: What's your zero?

    I use a 600 yard zero!
    Then hold under or over to 1200 yards.
    Of course you need a system that works for you!
    It all depends on your gun and what you want to do.
    My system has faults but mostly it is my brain! the more I use it the better it works.
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    Re: What's your zero?

    quote=CAM;263666]I use a 600 yard zero!
    Then hold under or over to 1200 yards.
    Of course you need a system that works for you!
    It all depends on your gun and what you want to do.
    My system has faults but mostly it is my brain! the more I use it the better it works.
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