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Old 07-16-2012, 08:46 PM
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5" high and you're OVER SHOOTING the target by the time it gets to 100 yards.

Keep it simple, get the rifle 1" high at 50 yards and it should be close to dead on. Right now, its just sighted in way to high. That might be good for 200 yards though!
the point was not to sight it in. just to see the difference from triple 7 to BH209. the rifle was set up with a Bushnell DOA scope so dead on at 100......
the 209 was impressive to say the least.
with that good of groups why sight in at 50'. Anything under 75' i will use my bow. I am going to play with this and try for 400' groups. after all playing is the fun part
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the point was not to sight it in. just to see the difference from triple 7 to BH209. the rifle was set up with a Bushnell DOA scope so dead on at 100......
the 209 was impressive to say the least.
with that good of groups why sight in at 50'. Anything under 75' i will use my bow. I am going to play with this and try for 400' groups. after all playing is the fun part

One question to clarify things. Are you talking about feet, yards, or meters? At 600 feet (200 yards), my groups with BH209 are less than 2" usually about 1.5 inches.

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One question to clarify things. Are you talking about feet, yards, or meters? At 600 feet (200 yards), my groups with BH209 are less than 2" usually about 1.5 inches.

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Re: Blackhorn 209 new black powder

My drops (approximately) with 80 gr. of BH209 and the 250gr. Hornady @1560 fps. are as follows:

100 yds. - 0.0"
200 yds. - 18"
300 yds. - 57"

Which could be why you were low @ 300 yds.

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