Sighting 308

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by mah190, Dec 18, 2004.

  1. mah190

    mah190 New Member

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    ok I've got my new 700 rem and it's a 308 with a 3x10 40mm
    scope mounted. Question to those that may know-at 25yards
    when I sight it in, what should my point of impact on target be? Dead on zero or a little high. the longest shot for me would be 200yards and most shots will be under 100yards. Any pointers would be of help
     
  2. LDO

    LDO Well-Known Member

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    just get it spot on at 25yds. and then go to 100yds. and then see where it prints.what ammo are you going to be shooting?handloads?-my-2-dave
     
  3. mah190

    mah190 New Member

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    Factory ammo 150grain Rem i'm told that 165grain tear meat up. What I'm told. I know my 30-06 165grain did, so I guess it's true. Not much into hand loads at this time. Maybe in future
     
  4. Brent

    Brent Well-Known Member

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    Sight in 1/2 to 3/4 in. low at 25 yards, should put you with in an inch or so at 100.
     
  5. 700

    700 Well-Known Member

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    Using the ballistics data on the remington web site, and assuming a scope height of 1.5 inches above the bore, I have calculated the following 25 yard drop for a 100 yard zero


    Premier Scirocco Bonded .308 150gr Bullet Plots 0.69 Inches Low at 25 Yards

    Premier Core-Lokt Ultra .308 150gr Bullet Plots 0.68 Inches Low at 25 Yards

    Remington Express .308 150gr Bullet Plots 0.68 Inches Low at 25 Yards

    No practical difference between them.

    Rgds

    700
     
  6. mah190

    mah190 New Member

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    Much thanks to all. I'll sight it Tuesday 1/2"low at 25 yards and let all know what happens this week on vaction hunting for deer. Thanks /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif