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Sighting in a new 4x16 scope. What magnification?

spectr17

Administrator
Admin
I'm upgrading an old 3x9 leupold scope for a vortex 4x16 scope. It's in a .300 winmag rifle.

What power should I zero at? 4x, midway or 16x? Once I get it zeroed do i need to check high and low power to make sure its good?

Thanks
 

TheGDog

Well-known member
Meh, *shouldn't* matter.

However when using the scope in the field... what magnification you are currently on... changes what each BDC Reticle mark equates to in terms of yards for the holdover.

If you print up a cheat sheet for yourself make sure you note the Magnification power you calculated it for on that cheat sheet.

So... using a copper-removing cleaner didn't solve that issue, eh?
 


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