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Postby LongCarbine » Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:58 pm

I'm working to extend my hunting range another 5 yards or so . I've been shooting at 65 yards ( that's not what I'll shoot a deer at) from field positions . Pretty much 1-2 inches left to right but from 1 inch high to up to 4 inches low . I have a Tac-zone scope and I think my eye wonders to the point on top of triangle and causes the lower shots . Anyone have any thoughts or ideas that could help me.
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Re: Long range shooters

Postby Arrowflinger » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:14 pm

Focus ,focus ........................or upgrade scope?
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Re: Long range shooters

Postby LongCarbine » Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:30 pm

Arrowflinger wrote:..or upgrade scope?


Yeah I thought of that but I upgraded my camp this year so I might have to wait on the scope up grade :D
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Re: Long range shooters

Postby paulaboutform » Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:08 pm

The groups you're describing with the TacZone are excellent. Improving that group with that scope would be a real challenge. To extend that range you may want to look into an HHA Optimizer along with a better scope. :wink:

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Re: Long range shooters

Postby LongCarbine » Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:58 pm

paulaboutform wrote:The groups you're describing with the TacZone are excellent. Improving that group with that scope would be a real challenge. To extend that range you may want to look into an HHA Optimizer along with a better scope.


You guys might be right . I moved up to 50 yards and no issues . Well for now i'll just keep working on it.
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Re: Long range shooters

Postby IronNoggin » Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:15 pm

paulaboutform wrote:... To extend that range you may want to look into an HHA Optimizer along with a better scope. :wink:


OR... May just collect another scope? :lol:

I have no problems getting 2-3" groups at 100 yards with the Hawke on my M 380.
And, I basically consider a 65 yard shot to be a bit of a "Chip Shot" and as such would never hesitate to shoot an unalarmed deer that far out... :wink:

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Re: Long range shooters

Postby paulaboutform » Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:55 pm

IronNoggin wrote:
paulaboutform wrote:... To extend that range you may want to look into an HHA Optimizer along with a better scope. :wink:


OR... May just collect another scope? :lol:

I have no problems getting 2-3" groups at 100 yards with the Hawke on my M 380.
And, I basically consider a 65 yard shot to be a bit of a "Chip Shot" and as such would never hesitate to shoot an unalarmed deer that far out... :wink:

Cheers,
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Matt, are you sure you can't make Boofest? .....that'd be a great way to bring the BOOFEST 100 grand prize AND braggin rights back to B.C.! :mrgreen:

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Re: Long range shooters

Postby flightattendant100 » Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:05 am

paulaboutform wrote:
IronNoggin wrote:
paulaboutform wrote:... To extend that range you may want to look into an HHA Optimizer along with a better scope. :wink:


OR... May just collect another scope? :lol:

I have no problems getting 2-3" groups at 100 yards with the Hawke on my M 380.
And, I basically consider a 65 yard shot to be a bit of a "Chip Shot" and as such would never hesitate to shoot an unalarmed deer that far out... :wink:

Cheers,
Nog


Matt, are you sure you can't make Boofest? .....that'd be a great way to bring the BOOFEST 100 grand prize AND braggin rights back to B.C.! :mrgreen:

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X2, I would love to meet Nog. But.....It will be a long way to take the prize and braggin' right back to B.C. by way of TEXAS!!!! ( that my Canadian friends is TRASH TALK!!! y'all bring your "A" game!!!)
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Re: Long range shooters

Postby amythntr » Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:12 am

.....my money's on USA....we have a secret weapon known as Colton! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Long range shooters

Postby SEW » Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:23 am

IronNoggin wrote:
paulaboutform wrote:... To extend that range you may want to look into an HHA Optimizer along with a better scope. :wink:


OR... May just collect another scope? :lol:

I have no problems getting 2-3" groups at 100 yards with the Hawke on my M 380.
And, I basically consider a 65 yard shot to be a bit of a "Chip Shot" and as such would never hesitate to shoot an unalarmed deer that far out... :wink:

Cheers,
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It's been said, and I think correctly so, that the easiest way to tighten longer range groups, is to increase scope power. That saying is correct! I shoot and hunt at longer ranges than many; and feel it can be done ethically. I've found nothing yet that can equal a great scope atop an HHA Optimizer for longer range Xbow shooting.
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Re: Long range shooters

Postby IronNoggin » Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:58 pm

paulaboutform wrote:Matt, are you sure you can't make Boofest? .....that'd be a great way to bring the BOOFEST 100 grand prize AND braggin rights back to B.C.! :mrgreen:


LOL! Damn Tempting what with all the 'Merican Trash Talk and all... :lol:
Simply no way to do it.
Sawbones won't let me travel much more than down Island to the hospital & back, let alone across the entire country!! :shock:

It is however on my Bucket List, and as such, quite likely to happen down the road... :wink:

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Re: Long range shooters

Postby amythntr » Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:06 pm

IronNoggin wrote:
paulaboutform wrote:Matt, are you sure you can't make Boofest? .....that'd be a great way to bring the BOOFEST 100 grand prize AND braggin rights back to B.C.! :mrgreen:


LOL! Damn Tempting what with all the 'Merican Trash Talk and all... :lol:
Simply no way to do it.
Sawbones won't let me travel much more than down Island to the hospital & back, let alone across the entire country!! :shock:

It is however on my Bucket List, and as such, quite likely to happen down the road... :wink:

Cheers,
Nog


.....boy can those Canadians make "scuses"....simple little detached retina and they start running scared (only kidding).....you guys leave all of your hope in Paulaboutform who still hasn't recovered from a first round knockout by none other than our "Rocky the Kid" Colton.....nerves of steel....yes that Texas "yuth" did some mighty fine schoolin over Paul! :lol: :lol: :lol: :mrgreen:

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Re: Long range shooters

Postby paulaboutform » Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:33 pm

Anthony, just remember that no one else had the metal to stand against the dreaded
'Colton, The Texas Terror!' :wink:
.....you southern boys are pretty good at trash talkin. Still seems to me that even trash talk is cheap. :mrgreen:

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Re: Long range shooters

Postby amythntr » Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:08 pm

paulaboutform wrote:Anthony, just remember that no one else had the metal to stand against the dreaded
'Colton, The Texas Terror!' :wink:
.....you southern boys are pretty good at trash talkin. Still seems to me that even trash talk is cheap. :mrgreen:

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:shock: :mrgreen:

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Re: Long range shooters

Postby flightattendant100 » Wed Jun 21, 2017 6:49 am

IronNoggin wrote:
paulaboutform wrote:Matt, are you sure you can't make Boofest? .....that'd be a great way to bring the BOOFEST 100 grand prize AND braggin rights back to B.C.! :mrgreen:


LOL! Damn Tempting what with all the 'Merican Trash Talk and all... :lol:
Simply no way to do it.
Sawbones won't let me travel much more than down Island to the hospital & back, let alone across the entire country!! :shock:

It is however on my Bucket List, and as such, quite likely to happen down the road... :wink:

Cheers,
Nog


Ain't but one way to find out.... and you have a " Doctors Note". Hmmmm. We will meet some day I hope Nog. Would enjoy it. Take care of that eye. No second chance on those.
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