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Blackbaronfish
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Zero

Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:19 pm

What are you zeroing your .177 at. Is it still 35 yards or have you a trick up the sleeve.
Do you favour the low mounts or high

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PointerJack
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Re: Zero

Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:28 pm

I only use mine for hunting - 35m and low mounts.

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Re: Zero

Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:56 pm

my discipline is FT. I zero at 30 yards and have a very high scope to bore distance.
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Re: Zero

Thu Jun 08, 2017 4:00 pm

Mainly HFT so a 6x42 on medium mounts, single zero at 27 yards so if it isn't on the cross hair it's always holdover, none of this near and far zero, holdover/hold under kerfuffle. Works well for me in the field as well.
I shouldn't do as it's everyone to his own but I get really racked off watching someone getting a range chart out for every shot, FFS you've only got to remember between 8 and 45 yards :roll:

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Re: Zero

Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:45 pm

Bit of vermin and some plinking, 30 yards for the non FAC and 35 yrds for the FAC. Both with medium mounts.
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Re: Zero

Sat Jun 10, 2017 5:35 pm

Low mounts and 37 yards on .177 ... 30 yards on .22 same again low mounts ...

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Re: Zero

Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:45 pm

Bezzer wrote:Mainly HFT so a 6x42 on medium mounts, single zero at 27 yards so if it isn't on the cross hair it's always holdover, none of this near and far zero, holdover/hold under kerfuffle. Works well for me in the field as well.
I shouldn't do as it's everyone to his own but I get really racked off watching someone getting a range chart out for every shot, FFS you've only got to remember between 8 and 45 yards :roll:


Couldn't agree more, with all your points. It depends what type of shooting you're doing but for HFT/SARCS style, most people find low or medium mounts are best, but whatever the height of your scope, just go for a distance where, in practice, you don't have any hold-unders (the higher the scope the greater the distance) unless you've got a good reason otherwise. I've never really understood the 'universal' 35 yard zero business: where did it come from in the first place?

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Re: Zero

Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:07 pm

One can suggest / argue many ways for the zero, whatever you feel happy with but, mount height should be calibrated to a comfortable (and repeatable) cheek position on the comb... 8-)
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Re: Zero

Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:57 pm

I Zero at 30 yards with high mounts.

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