FX No Limits and Scope Zeroing advice

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    jking
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    I had issues running out of elevation adjustment shooting my FX500 at 100yds after being zero’d at 60yds and then dialing it in to 100. Did a little shimming which took care of that but I want to try some FX mounts instead. Here’s the question, with the FX NL mounted and I want to keep 60yds as my home zero should I find the reticle center by counting total clicks available going back 1/2 of that, and then use the NL’s to zero at 60? Is there a better way of finding reticle center other than counting clicks? 
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    Tominco
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    What your talking about is called finding “optical zero”. One way I’ve seen and used to find the optical zero of my scope is to use a mirror. 
    Take your scope off and your caps (unless you have a small handheld mirror). Hold the scope up against a mirror and look through it. It will be very dark but, you should see 2 reticles. Adjust your turrets until the two reticles line up. You have just found optical zero. 
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    Doug
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    jking
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    Thanks Tom, had heard of this but didn’t realize how simple it was. 
    Thanks
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    jking
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    Great link Doug, thanks for taking the time to find it, much appreciated for sure. 
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    cosmic
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    Cut some V’s in a box that the scope will fit on. Point at a distant small point and rotate the scope and adjust so the cross hairs stay on the point. Counting clicks sometime work but many scopes are off a bit.. The V method work the best in my opinion.

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    jking
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    Cosmic, are you saying rotate the scope in the V like CW maybe 90 degrees at time and keep adjusting the turrets until it stays on target? Lots of great suggestions guys. 
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    cosmic
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    Yes!

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    fe7565
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    If you do the mirror way, make sure your parallax is set at infinity and your magnification to minimum.  Also, make sure there is enough light around you and that the scope is completely flat/level on the surface of the mirror.  It works on most but not all scopes.

    Good guide: http://www.fekete-moro.hu/bfta-setup-manual/index-en.php

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    125sniper
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    Look into the dial adjustable HHA Optimizer  instead of using the FX. You can set your zero at any distance you want  with the HHA  and return to any zero you mark in less than a second  . The HHA  has a speed dial  and on the speed dial there is a blank tape  with a metal bar rhat hovers over the tape   you just adjust the tilt of the scope till your cross hairs line up with your pellet  and mark it on the tape so you can go back to that zero distance  any time  in just a second . You will be able to keep your scopes turrets centered  for the most accurate shooting . I have it on my Hatsan 125 sniper 22 cal springer and I will never take it off .

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