Tactical scope adjustment

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by Inukshuk, Apr 27, 2005.

  1. Inukshuk

    Inukshuk Well-Known Member

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    I know that for easy reading of the MOA, it would be better to zero the scope at 100yd's. I've checked on ballistic charts and they show for short range to adjust the scope at 100yd's and long range to zero it at 200yd's. So with a tactical scope for long range a gunsmith told me to adjust it anyways at 100yrds. Input please.
     
  2. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    100 yards is a nice base to work from. If a lot of your shots will be around 200 then simply hunt with the 200 yard elevation on the scope, then if you get a longer shot you can crank directly up from the base 100 yard zero that you set your turret to. Whatever works for you, seems easier to work from the 100 yard base just in case you get a closer shot.
     
  3. Inukshuk

    Inukshuk Well-Known Member

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    Ian
    I think the closest I have ever shot during hunting was 300-400 yrds minimum.