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#3011613 - 11/01/12 08:01 PM How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader
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How far does every one sight in . 50 , 100. And how many inches high
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#3011628 - 11/01/12 08:09 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: ]
Tenn.Guy
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100 yards. Dead on would be my preference.
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#3011649 - 11/01/12 08:17 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Tenn.Guy]
BigD_625
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 Originally Posted By: Tenn.Guy
100 yards. Dead on would be my preference.


Me too.
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#3011653 - 11/01/12 08:19 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Tenn.Guy]
Robtattoo
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.54 roundball in front of 90gn of FF Goex. I sight in for 2" high at 50yds. That puts me 3" low at 100.
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#3011659 - 11/01/12 08:20 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Robtattoo]
muddyboots
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Dead in the dot at 100 yards.
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#3011707 - 11/01/12 08:38 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: muddyboots]
Andy S.
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Dead on at 150 yards. I keep this on my stock for reference.

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#3011711 - 11/01/12 08:39 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: muddyboots]
TennesseeJed
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Mine are dead on at 60 yards.
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#3011720 - 11/01/12 08:45 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: TennesseeJed]
shopson
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My inline is dead on at 100 and 3" low at 150. My sidelocks are dead on at 80.
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#3011732 - 11/01/12 08:49 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: shopson]
UTGrad
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A little high at 100 yards.
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#3011766 - 11/01/12 09:06 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: UTGrad]
PcDeer
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Just got mine putting them in the dot at 100yrds this afternoon.
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#3011897 - 11/01/12 10:22 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: PcDeer]
Rubberduck270
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Mine is 1.5" high at 100 which puts me 1.5" low at 200. Gotta love those smokeless speeds. 2700+ fps \:\)
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#3011906 - 11/01/12 10:31 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Rubberduck270]
cecil30-30
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Im dead on at 100yds..Where i'll be hunting a 60 or 70 yard shot will be a long one..Most of them will probably be more like 40yds.
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#3011918 - 11/01/12 10:54 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Rubberduck270]
FULLDRAWXX75
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 Originally Posted By: Rubberduck270
Mine is 1.5" high at 100 which puts me 1.5" low at 200. Gotta love those smokeless speeds. 2700+ fps \:\)


Ditto, that is @ what I am at for now.

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#3011922 - 11/01/12 11:04 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
serriaman07
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Mine is about an inch or so high at 50 i didnt have the time to make to the range so it should be close at 100 yards
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#3012059 - 11/02/12 06:24 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: PcDeer]
Wobblyshot1
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I'm shooting open iron sights on a traditional ml. It will easily keep shots in the kill zone out to 100 yds. Probably wouldn't take a shot, while hunting, much farther than 50 yds or so.
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#3012092 - 11/02/12 06:50 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Rubberduck270]
Andy S.
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 Originally Posted By: Rubberduck270
2700+ fps \:\)
Nice. What combination are you shooting to achieve this? How is recoil? How is accuracy? Thanks in advance.
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#3012120 - 11/02/12 07:04 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: PcDeer]
Brisco Darlin
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dead on at 100. it would be rare where i hunt, to even have a shot that far.
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#3012264 - 11/02/12 08:17 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Brisco Darlin]
droptine
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inch high at 50 yards
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#3012305 - 11/02/12 08:40 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: BigD_625]
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I sight in at 50yds, 260gr lead conical(non jacketed) with sabot @ 1.5 to 2" high, and my zero is at 100yds.
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#3012308 - 11/02/12 08:42 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: MUP]
pressfit
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I have my savage zeroed at 90 yards.. why 90? because thats how far it is from my back porch to my target..lol..
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#3012337 - 11/02/12 08:55 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Andy S.]
Rubberduck270
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 Originally Posted By: Andy S.
 Originally Posted By: Rubberduck270
2700+ fps \:\)
Nice. What combination are you shooting to achieve this? How is recoil? How is accuracy? Thanks in advance.

62 gr. of H4198 pushing a 40 cal. 200 gr. SST in a Light Blue sabot. Just a touch under a 1" 3 shot group at 100 yrds.

Recoil isn't exactly pleasant but it's not too awful brutal. I really wanted to shoot the Barnes 195s this year but ran out of time. I'm going to have to knurl them to get them to group.
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#3012344 - 11/02/12 08:59 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Rubberduck270]
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TurdFarmer2.0
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50 yards- that's about all the distance I have at most of my stands. I hold 1" high at 100 and I am within 2" on the target.
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#3012346 - 11/02/12 09:02 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
TWVOLS
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50 yards. Most of my shots will be less unless I happen to find them standing in the open field at daylight then I wont take the shot past 100 yards with open sights.
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#3012361 - 11/02/12 09:14 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: TWVOLS]
jb3
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Just about dead on at 50. Where I hunt, most shots are in the 50 yard range, sometimes closer.
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#3012419 - 11/02/12 09:52 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: PcDeer]
varminthunter123
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100 yards
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#3013033 - 11/02/12 04:50 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: ]
Tar12
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60 grns of N120,harvester blue .40 cal sabot,195 grain Barnes BX,Fed 209A primer.
3 in high@100yd-sub-moa
Dead-on @ 200 yds-moa
14 in low @ 300 yds-moa
Very dead deer.

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#3013178 - 11/02/12 07:04 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: Tar12]
BrokenArrow
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.50 cal. Kentucky long rifle is 2" high at 50yds.
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#3013276 - 11/02/12 08:23 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: BrokenArrow]
meat hunter
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About an inch high at 100 yds. Two Tripple Seven pellets under a 250 gr Barnes T EZ
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#3013429 - 11/02/12 10:40 PM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: varminthunter123]
Big J
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I am an inch high at 80 with my 45 195 barnes expander.

Dead on at 80 with my 50 cal. 300 gr hornady sst.
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#3013476 - 11/03/12 03:19 AM Re: How far does everyone sight in their muzzleloader [Re: PcDeer]
Swampster
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I use 70 yd for muzzle load. I think it is best to consider where you hunt and what shots would be presented. 85% of my shots would be under 70 yds.
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