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Old 08-17-2015, 01:59 AM   #1
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So I went to the range today to sight in my new scope on my AR-15. At 50 yards I am almost dead on with decent groups. At 100 I am all over the paper.

Anyone have any hints or tips for me to try so I can get my groups better.


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Old 08-17-2015, 02:01 AM   #2
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What scope?
What setting. Show pic of your rifle


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It's a 3-9 power 32 bugbuster 1 inch UTG scope
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Were you shooting offhand or using a rest? Was it bore sighted first? and are you sure that all of your screws, including the mount screws are tight?
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Were you shooting offhand or using a rest?
Important question.
Can you shoot good groups at 100 yards with other rifles?
If you shot good groups consistently at 50 yards the scope should be fine. Is your bullet weight compatible with your rifling twist? This would only matter if you were shooting real heavy or real light bullets.
No offense but I am suspicious of the shooter

You do realize that your 50 yard group size would at least double at 100 yards.


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