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Ballistics article

Many deer hunters don’t do it at all, but for a lot of us sighting-in your deer rifle or at least confirming your zero is an annual October weekend event. Showing up at one of the supervised MDC ranges is as universal an experience for those participating, as the opening day of deer season itself. The range will be crowded, you will probably have to wait, and when your turn comes you will only get a hurried and hectic hour to take care of business.

http://www.modeerhunter.com/stories/zero.aspx

Very interesting approach and some nice ballistic info for .223, .308, 30-06 and more.

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3 years 24 weeks ago, 2:31 AM

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Zeros on rifles and shotguns up here in a one day event,i'll bet about 300 hunters go thru.I know half of them it's about the only time they pull the trigger before going out into the woods to hunt.I act as a coach for the day,just helping cause its at the range i shoot trap at.The most fun i had helping with setting up shooters was at the Camp Ripley Disabled Veterans deer hunt,either rifle or pistol or shotgun was allowed and everybody was required to zero.Seeing those guys in wheelchairs grinning from ear to ear while they got to shoot,and later as they hunted ( they were placed in wheel chair acessable elevated platform blinds about 4 ft. off the ground) and then we "guided" deer in for them,which means we drove the woods and tried to get the deer to move,there is apporx. 27 deer per sq.mile on Camp Ripley,so evry disabled Vet had a pretty good chance to shoot,i believe they went 18 for 30.Ater they shot one,me and the other guides would track the deer,gut it,and load it on a truck.One good time.

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3 years 24 weeks ago, 5:08 AM

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..but never your shoes

No sir, he fell into that bullet... Never argue with a stupid person. They'll just drag you down to their level and beat you with experience!!
3 years 24 weeks ago, 5:23 AM

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Damn!

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3 years 24 weeks ago, 5:22 AM

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Sounds like a good time to me, I wish they did things like that down here but they don't really. Of course what they call Deer in Florida is a mixture of small White Tails and even smaller Key Deer which are somewhere between the size of a large and medium size Dog.

No sir, he fell into that bullet... Never argue with a stupid person. They'll just drag you down to their level and beat you with experience!!
3 years 24 weeks ago, 5:26 AM

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Zeroing rifle

I already started. Looks good. Then in early Oct., before the season starts, I will go out to the lease. We have a 100 yard target set up at camp. One last confirmation of the zero.

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