Help me count...

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by BackZebra, Apr 14, 2013.

  1. BackZebra

    BackZebra Member

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    I need some help with a couple of groups that I shot today. In the past, I've never been one who was very good at "precision" shooting so didn't have to worry about groups that were too close together. These are 2 groups that I shot today. Each one consisted of 3 shots.

    Here is a pic of the groups:
    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/69021380/2013-04-14 18.19.37.jpg

    The hole to the right of the quarter is accounted for. The lower group was shot first, I made an adjustment to the scope and then shot the higher group. I was shooting a 55 grain .223 FMJ. Not match grade ammo, but I'm just working on sighting the gun in right now after adding a new scope.

    What is your opinion? Does it look like there are 3 holes in each of these groups or is there only 2?
     
  2. HuntFarther

    HuntFarther Well-Known Member

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    Measuere the holes and you tell us. I was not there cannot say for sure but there could for sure be three. If you one hole on two of them which would be the case it would be pretty easy to see a enlarge hole between the two.
     

  3. WildRose

    WildRose Well-Known Member

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    Nice shooting. It looks to me like the high hole in the high group is probably two shots as does the low hole in the bottom group.

    Whatever problems you've had with precision shooting in the past I'd say are behind you at least as far as this rifle and load go.
     
  4. Good

    Good Well-Known Member

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    haha, bottom group almost looks like 4 rounds. :)