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Old 03-14-2010, 07:53 PM
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whats the best yardage to sight your 22lr. so that its accurate in close and far out
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Old 03-14-2010, 08:36 PM
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50 yards is about the limit for usefulness. Even high speed 22LR like stingers drop like a rock past that. I know when I squirrel hunt with my 22LR, I usually sight it in at 35yards. That way I got a good head shot sight.
 
Old 03-15-2010, 04:46 AM
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Originally Posted by bigcountry View Post
50 yards is about the limit for usefulness. Even high speed 22LR like stingers drop like a rock past that. I know when I squirrel hunt with my 22LR, I usually sight it in at 35yards. That way I got a good head shot sight.
+1.I usually do about the same.One exception though I have an old Remington 540 X that I keep set up @ 25 meters.It has the williams sights (Peeps) .I use it when me and the buds go to the range .Even at my age I can still shoot with them boys with their big ass scopes......LOL
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Old 03-15-2010, 11:08 AM
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I site it in at 50yrds.
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Old 03-15-2010, 04:39 PM
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Im with BC on this one, I do a lot of squirrel hunting and sight my .22s in at 25 or 30 yards. I have made shots out to 65-70 yards but not on the first try. The majority of my rats are shot at 20 yards or so.
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Old 03-15-2010, 04:57 PM
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Depends what you are hunting and what ranges you're likely to get a shot at.

For most purposes, 40 or 50 yards is a good compromise.

If you are squirrel or rabbit hunting in thick stuff and usually take head shots, I'd sight it in at 30 yards.

For groundhog hunting, I always sighted it in at 75 yards.
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Old 03-16-2010, 03:15 PM
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Depends on what range it's to be used at most. Having a bunch makes it easier. Each has it's specific purpose so each is sighted for it's intended range of usage.
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Old 03-16-2010, 05:52 PM
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most everytime,your shots will be under 40 yards.mine is sighted in at 30 yards.so is my 17 HMR.
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Old 03-19-2010, 01:27 AM
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I like to "0" at 25 yards......nothing wrong with 30 as well!
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Old 03-19-2010, 06:18 AM
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I sight my P22 in at 15 yards. Most shots on coons are point blank or 20 yards.
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