RANGE REPORT

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  1. BETH

    BETH Well-Known Member

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    went to the range yesterday and sighted in scope using sandbag on the butt end of rifle also so here are results:picture #! is the range #4 is at 25 yrds-#5 is at 44 yds #6 at 100yds and #7 is what happened when i tried a HP. tried Fed auto match-winchester wildcat and americal eagle HP Federal auto match was the best for my Marlin 60
     

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    this is using HP
     

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    very nice Beth! great shootn
     
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    Good job! The range looks great, and the day looks great too! Looks like you had a good time!
     
  5. BETH

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    Just wanted to show everyone that all your advice is paying off, have to work on the 100yd
     
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    the only way to get better is to have more days like this...

    I personally shoot the .22s about twice a year heavily, and once a month casually.

    Casually is maybe a couple hundred rounds.
    Heavily is a case or two at a time.

    The wife and I burned 1000 rounds of fed auto match shooting marlin 60s aganst each other just a few weeks ago. It was fun.

    Get you someone to compete against. it helps with the skill development
     
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    now that is a lot of shooting-now if i shoot #4 on scope at 50 yds and move scope to #8 at 100yds i still have to shoot above target bullseye to allow for the distance right
     
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    TheGunClinger Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Nice shooting Beth. Is your range close by? I have to drive 30 miles to shoot.:( You should post your thread in the .22 rimfire forum.

    Edit: Duh! I thought I was still in the off topic forum!
     
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  9. BETH

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    How can i move post to .22 rimfire? It takes me about 25 min to get to range
     
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    BETH Well-Known Member

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    look at # 7 can anyone help me with 100 yds?
     
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    No prob.

    If your scope is sighted dead center at 50 yds, aim 5 inches high at 100 yds to shoot dead center...

    With a 3-9 power scope set on 9 power and a standard DUPLEX reticle you will be aiming with the base of the fine line below the crosshair...
     
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    ok so what do i do if i am aiming at a small target at 100yds if i aim 5 inches higher i will be aiming for the woods?
     
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    the rams i want to hit at 100yds are 6"long 2 1/2" high
     
  15. todd51

    todd51 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Beth this may be clear as mud. What I am trying to show is what JLA was telling you. With your scope zeroed at 50 yards you are placing the cross hairs on the center of your target. When you move to 100 yards you don't use the cross of the reticle but the tip of the lower vertical hair where it fattens out. At 100 yards put the tip of that fat portion of the lower vertical hair at the same place you put the cross hairs when shooting at 50 yards. That should give you those five inches of elevation you are needing. Clear as mud right?
     
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