05-29-2009, 06:38 PM
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Join Date: May 2009
Originally Posted by jart1x
Now im moving to west texas with mass open fields and ive bought a 7mm with a simmons 3 x 9 40mm already mounted on it, I havent shot the rifle yet. the scope looks well, but i wonder if its the best optic for making over a 200 yard shot. Thats the only reason i am looking into a possible better scope.
200+ yard shots require knowing a lot about your rifle, scope, and load. What is the maximum yard shot you are going to make? Also, I'd recommend looking at looking at ballistics tables for your caliber and load in question.
After about 300 yards the bullet of a 7mm-08 really starts to drop, for shots past that range, it may be worth it to invest in a range finding scope.