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    sighting in 243win

    What is the best zero for 243 - 100m or 200m or something else?

    thanks

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    I sight my 243 in at 1.5" high at 100 so dead on at 25 .5" high at 50 and dead on at 200.
    That is with Federal 100 grain...go the 243!

    My 2 cents am sure others will chip in

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    I'd sight it in for 200m.
    trajectory will depend on the ammo your using
    Some of the ammo manufacturer websites will have specs for their ammo and you can use that to get it about right then a final test at 200.

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    I also use a 200m zero with the EBRG

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dino View Post
    I sight my 243 in at 1.5" high at 100 so dead on at 25 .5" high at 50 and dead on at 200.
    That is with Federal 100 grain...go the 243!

    My 2 cents am sure others will chip in

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    Spot on Dino.

    I do exactly the same.

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    I have a burris BDC scope, so options are sight zero at 100 or 200. The scope and a ballistics table takes care of the rest.

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    Mine is set the same as Dino's. So I think the consensus is 200m zero.

    The big question is what did you get in 243?

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    Yeah, where's the pics of the new toy???
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    without pics this thread is useless

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    wouldn't bother with those EBRG's.

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    Sorry no pics as yet. I haven't gotten the rifle yet. Just put a deposit on it.
    It's a Rem 700.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timmay View Post
    wouldn't bother with those EBRG's.
    You lycra-wearing road cyclists have no taste

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    200 m gives you Point Blank Range from 0 to 250-260m.. Maximum PBR with a 100g bullet is about 280m.

    Rifle Trajectory Table

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    Just re-read the scope manual. With the Burris Ballistic reticle I just need to sight at 100m and then the lines on the scope correspond to 200, 300, 400 and 500. No need to worry about PBR but yes, I'd have to fine tune it to different loads.

    http://www.burrisoptics.com/images/reticle_chart.jpg

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    Does that work with every bullet weight and speed? Cant imagine it does..

 

 

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