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Old 11-07-2011, 02:33 PM   #1
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Just bought a .308 scout rifle for target practice and hunting. It's my first rifle, what's the recommended distance to zero in. I was told that zeroing at 25 yds. is fine if hunting distance won't be more than 150yds. Any recommendations?



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So after bore sighting my weapon I should adjust windage and elevation at 100yds?

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You should be on paper, then adjust scope. If you adjust to 2" high at 100 yards that should zero the rifle at 200 yards giving you a 250 yards kill zone.

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Thanks for the info

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100 yards.
I have to agree, for a scout carbine.

Not what to do, but what I do,

any rifle I'm going to use short distance, I try to

zero at 100 yards, makes shooting shorter distances

easier, for me, at least.
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After bore sighting I always zero at 35 yards. This will roughly give you a 200 yard far zero.

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Just bought a .308 scout rifle for target practice and hunting. It's my first rifle, what's the recommended distance to zero in. I was told that zeroing at 25 yds. is fine if hunting distance won't be more than 150yds. Any recommendations?
Dont kill the 308 set it at 3 inch high at 100 puts u back to zero around 254 yards an only 3 to 4 low at 300 then practice alot at 300 200 an so on good shootin to ya
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Dont kill the 308 set it at 3 inch high at 100 puts u back to zero around 254 yards an only 3 to 4 low at 300 then practice alot at 300 200 an so on good shootin to ya
When you mean 3 inch high you mean to move my shot group 3 inches above the bulls eye at 100 yds.
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When you mean 3 inch high you mean to move my shot group 3 inches above the bulls eye at 100 yds.
Yes sir the 308 is an exelent choice for shots out to 400 or more as long as u put in the time to become able to make the long shots


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