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    SIGHTING IN

    Morning Guys but this is proberly a really stupid question

    but what is a good distance to sight my .22 in at ?
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    just about right for rabbits

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    I sight my .22's at 25 metres and then check the drop at further ranges up to 80 metres...an 80 metre shot at a bunny is at it's extreme...and yeah, yeah we have all pinged off a lucky shot way beyond that.
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    Mines 25metres also.
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    Sweet cheers Guys
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    60m with subs, then your pretty good for aiming straight at them ish from close up and out to 75-80m ish. note the ish

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    ok so too add on i have a 3-9 x40 scope with the adjustable paralax setting if sighing in at 25mtr
    where do i set that ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dynastar27 View Post
    ok so too add on i have a 3-9 x40 scope with the adjustable paralax setting if sighing in at 25mtr
    where do i set that ?
    I doubt the markings are accurate - what you want is that the sight doesn't move around the view if you move your eye around - i.e. the whole picture should stay still (or near too it)

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    Quote Originally Posted by faregame View Post
    I doubt the markings are accurate - what you want is that the sight doesn't move around the view if you move your eye around - i.e. the whole picture should stay still (or near too it)
    Yea im talking on front lense you can turn the if i remember i markings ar 10yrd 15 yard 20yards 50yards and so forth
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dynastar27 View Post
    ok so too add on i have a 3-9 x40 scope with the adjustable paralax setting if sighing in at 25mtr
    where do i set that ?
    I always set any parallax scope to infinity as I think they are a waste of time...in fact I try and avoid parallax scopes as they are just one more thing to blame when you miss.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dynastar27 View Post
    Yea im talking on front lense you can turn the if i remember i markings ar 10yrd 15 yard 20yards 50yards and so forth
    Yep thats it - so set it for the range you normal will shoot - also having your eye dead centre helps too!

    As spook says if its set wrong you can "aim" with your eye (and not the rifle) and completely miss -

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    How far can you throw a fist sized rock? That'll do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rushy View Post
    How far can you throw a fist sized rock? That'll do.
    Well, that's a change...I would have thought you would have said "how far can I throw a Waikato stubby"...in fact you have been plugging the brew that much lately I thought you had taken a job on as a rep for them.
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    I sight mine bang on 75y with high velocity.
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