+64 21 2900 333 - kerry@thebloke.co.nz

In close, should I aim high or low?

When things get in tight, should I be aiming high or low? Shots under 100 meters and how they are affected by sight over bore height and your zero.

  • thebloke.co.nz

I hear the comment quite regularly – ‘I got in real close to the animal – but just couldn’t seem to get the bullets to go where I was aiming – I was so close, I must have had to aim lower, right?’

Well, no. If you aimed lower, there is a good chance you put a round under the animal – or worse still – into a leg.

But why? Oh. Maths!

Ok. Here it is in a nutshell. Mechanical Offset.

Hi there. Want to read the rest of the article?

Cool. Quickly register for free and you are good to go.

While I don’t like the idea of payment gateways – I figure swapping out free content for a semi-regular email update from me seems to be a fair deal.

No junk mail, no spam, simply join the crew and get instant access. Many thanks!

Free Access
  • gunsafe.co.nz
  • gunsafe.co.nz

Latest Articles

  • GME Radios - Handheld, In Vechile, on the go!

Related reading...