Point of Aim/Point of impact with different loads

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Stanm70, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. Stanm70

    Stanm70 Well-Known Member

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    Whenever you shoot different loads out of a rifle do you have to re-zero for each? or do you know the point of impact change and dial accordingly? or is there virtually no difference?
    Thanks,
    Connor
     
  2. dakota1tn

    dakota1tn Active Member

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    Different loads will shoot differently. Some of them may be close but they will most always be a bit different. Even the same powder charge and bullet will shoot different when seated to different depths.
     

  3. Stanm70

    Stanm70 Well-Known Member

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    So is there any lateral movement ever?
     
  4. dakota1tn

    dakota1tn Active Member

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    They may shoot left right or up or down. No way of knowing until you fire them. I have had some shoot over 1 inch off just by moving the bullet 10 thousands.