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#3022325 - 11/07/12 09:57 PM POI Change 250 Grain to 290 Grain
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How much POI change would there be switching from a 250 grain sabot to 290 grain sabot at 100 yards?

I want to go hunting Friday morning and I got the wrong weight bullets. The 250 grain are about an inch high at 100 yards. If I can avoid going to the range that would be great.

Same brand bullet, Barnes TEZ

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#3022402 - 11/07/12 11:05 PM Re: POI Change 250 Grain to 290 Grain [Re: UTGrad]
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no way to know with out shooting
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#3022413 - 11/07/12 11:13 PM Re: POI Change 250 Grain to 290 Grain [Re: Deer Assassin]
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 Originally Posted By: Deer Assassin
no way to know with out shooting


True

I looked at an enclosed ballistic table that came with sabots. It looks like less than an inch at 100 yards.

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#3023344 - 11/08/12 02:14 PM Re: POI Change 250 Grain to 290 Grain [Re: UTGrad]
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Need to shoot.
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#3023791 - 11/08/12 07:19 PM Re: POI Change 250 Grain to 290 Grain [Re: UTGrad]
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 Originally Posted By: UTGrad
 Originally Posted By: Deer Assassin
no way to know with out shooting


True

I looked at an enclosed ballistic table that came with sabots. It looks like less than an inch at 100 yards.


that is elevation

there could be 2 inches of windage variation between the two

who knows
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#3028560 - 11/11/12 09:58 PM Re: POI Change 250 Grain to 290 Grain [Re: ]
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From 0-100 yrds, it shouldnt matter. Aiming at the heart/lung area gives you an 8-10 inch kill zone. So aim as you normally would. Just sight in properly the first chance you get, obviously, so you know.
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