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#2900751 - 08/08/12 07:25 PM Sighting in XBow with Scope Advice Needed
smyrnagc
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The scope on my crossbow has 4 reticles. I am wondering if I should sight the first reticle in at 10 yards or 20?

If I did 10 yards the rest of the reticles would be 20/30/40. If I sighted it in at 20 yards the rest would be 30/40/50.

What do you guys do or recommend?

Thanks


Edited by smyrnagc (08/08/12 08:29 PM)
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#2900760 - 08/08/12 07:30 PM Re: Sighting in XBow with Scope Advice Needed [Re: smyrnagc]
fourwheeler431
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I set my first one at 20
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#2901383 - 08/09/12 09:09 AM Re: Sighting in XBow with Scope Advice Needed [Re: fourwheeler431]
Rubberduck270
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 Originally Posted By: fourwheeler431
I set my first one at 20


Yup.
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#2901451 - 08/09/12 10:04 AM Re: Sighting in XBow with Scope Advice Needed [Re: Rubberduck270]
encore06
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 Originally Posted By: Rubberduck270
 Originally Posted By: fourwheeler431
I set my first one at 20


Yup.
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#2902153 - 08/09/12 09:14 PM Re: Sighting in XBow with Scope Advice Needed [Re: encore06]
LanceS4803
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I'm finding that my 20 and 30 yard zero is the same with a Barnett Quad 400. I was very surprised, but this has remained consistent.
At 40 yards it starts to drop.
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#2902549 - 08/10/12 08:44 AM Re: Sighting in XBow with Scope Advice Needed [Re: LanceS4803]
J.Maples
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20 , you could throw a rock at 10 .
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#2905150 - 08/13/12 04:38 AM Re: Sighting in XBow with Scope Advice Needed [Re: J.Maples]
GRAMPS
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I also set my first one for 20 yards. I have shot it at 10 yards and there is really no difference than shooting at 10 yards. Shot a deer once at 10 yards and bolt still hit where I was aiming.
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#2905919 - 08/13/12 06:03 PM Re: Sighting in XBow with Scope Advice Needed [Re: GRAMPS]
East TN Hunter
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20
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#2909369 - 08/16/12 07:42 AM Re: Sighting in XBow with Scope Advice Needed [Re: East TN Hunter]
REM7
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First is set at 25 yds on barnett predator.
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#2914733 - 08/21/12 05:03 AM Re: Sighting in XBow with Scope Advice Needed [Re: REM7]
416wbymag
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Looks like my first pin might be 30. still working on it...
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