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Shooting 500+ yards

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Unread 12-30-2011, 08:16 PM
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Shooting 500+ yards

Hello my name is Justice I currently have a 30-06 R700 i am getting the CZ .308 sniper rifle. I have seen the Drop Charts up to 500 yards but no higher than that. My goal is to be able to hit a human sized target at 1 mile (1760yards). i am trying to become accurate for USMC all i want to know is how to calculate the info it properly shoot up to 1 mile and know what you need to calculate. Help me out guys (:
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    Unread 12-30-2011, 08:27 PM
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    Re: Shooting 500+ yards

    You are going to have a bit of a problem stretching a 308 to 1700. It's probably been done
    but not on a reliable basis.

    Get a ballistics program , Shooter is a good one , as is FTE and Ballistics. And start
    reading.

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    Unread 12-30-2011, 08:56 PM
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    Re: Shooting 500+ yards

    well i under stand that a .308 wouldnt be a good gun for that but when i say shooting a mile i mean with a gun with toughs capabilities like .338, .50 BMG, .408.... I am joining in less than 1.5 years i have a problem with my schooling that i must take care of
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