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Night Vision Zeroing, My Method.

Discussion in 'Night Vision Optics' started by Pellet pinger, Feb 10, 2019.

  1. Pellet pinger

    Pellet pinger Donator

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    Been meaning to post this for a while, there’s a few different methods on how to do this.
    My method is to use tiny 5mm square pieces of self adhesive reflective tape, I bought a metre off the bay for a quid that will last a lifetime, I stick them on to a sheet of paper and use that as a target. With the ir on a lowish setting the NV unit picks up the reflection and you will see in the vid it mimics a rabbits eye perfectly and gives a clear precise target to aim for. This was checking zero on my HMR at 100yds but it obviously works at shorter air rifle distances. I should also point out as it’s not apparent in the video, looking through the scope I could see beyond the target to the backstop to ensure a safe shot!
    For air rifles I used to put one of these sheets out and gradually move back away from the zero distance to get a picture of holdovers and log them down. I carry a pellet tin with the pre cut bits in my rucksack and a couple of sheets of paper along with a clothes peg so I’m always able to check zero anytime I’m out.
    Give it a whirl for the sake of a quid.

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  2. windymiller

    windymiller bm100 thumbhole

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    i so want one :confused:
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  3. Issac

    Issac Post Whore

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  4. Brooksy

    Brooksy Busy Member

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    If you've got a GoPro and enough bottle, put it near your target and watch the POI on an Ipod via the WiFi. You can always put the camera in front of a couple of house bricks as long as you're certain you won't have any ricochet.
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2019
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  5. PW1

    PW1 Shooting the breeze.

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    South Bucks.
    I'd rather do it with one of these, I have 3 similar, maximum £60 and I would put the cheaper one in a danger spot first.

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  6. MartinJGUK

    MartinJGUK Post Whore

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    I put a sheet of plastic target backing or cardboard leaning against a post and lay a torch down behind it. When you hit the sheet you get a white dot of light appear :thumb:

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