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Old 01-14-2012, 05:47 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by dks7895 View Post
...and now "Joe Hunter" is confused. Just kidding. My suggestions were based on the average non-magnum centerfire deer rifles. Such as the 30-06 and 308 family of cartridges. And I stand corrected that my method of 35/200 yard zero yields a max point blank range of 250 rather than 300.
Other then 300 yards you were spot on! The Brits used a 25 or 30 yard target to zero rifles for years. I think that was also for a 200 yard battle sight.

Here is a page for 20 yard/400 yard target.
Miniature calibre (small-bore) Historic Novelty TARGETRY

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