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Old 05-04-2011, 08:07 PM
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cooper 6.5 284 norma

I'm hoping for a little help. I am waiting for my new cooper 6.5/284 and wanted to give the 1,000yd target a crack. The ballistics show a 142grain sierra matchking traveling 2950fps. I am putting a ziess conquest 6.5 to 20 rapid z 600 scope on it. If I sight it in at 100yds using the center cross hairs, then hold on one of the lower reticles until I'm shooting roughly 29 to 30 inches high, will that same reticle be close at 1,000yds
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:47 PM
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Re: cooper 6.5 284 norma

Depending on the environmental conditions....28 to 29 will put you on the 1000yd mark.
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Old 05-04-2011, 09:06 PM
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Re: cooper 6.5 284 norma

Thanks for the reply, I wasn't sure if I was on the right track
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Old 05-04-2011, 09:57 PM
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Re: cooper 6.5 284 norma

Not familar with the z600, but the varmit reticule has more wind hold built in and has hash marks a long way down, with 200-300 zero one of the hashes should be close. Try to look at reticules in person.
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Re: cooper 6.5 284 norma

Thanks sp6/6, The 600 also has graduation lines all the way down. However, only the first 4 large lines are numbered. I was just trying to see if I could make it a little simpler, and if my calculations were in the ball park and made some sense to someone that has more experience than myself. I just helped build a 1,000yd range and thought I'd give it a whirl. thanks
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Old 05-05-2011, 10:36 AM
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Re: cooper 6.5 284 norma

Here is what I've done with some of my varmit type set ups.I will dial hold off one of the lower hashes, less to dial, for plinking and targets
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Old 05-05-2011, 11:28 AM
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Re: cooper 6.5 284 norma

Thanks sp6x6, That's what I'll try. Thought that might work, but wasn't sure.
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