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Shooting Up

Discussion in 'Target Shooting' started by Wing-span, Sep 4, 2018.

  1. Wing-span

    Wing-span Hello Peter Rabbit. Shhh... go to sleep.

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    I'm looking for any tips and pointers for accurately hitting targets which are elevated . Whether an HFT target or a pigeon/crow in a tree. I keep missing my aim point, what is the secret? prior to me shooting at live quarry.
     
  2. Jack's Da

    Jack's Da Donator

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    I've sent you a chart regarding shooting at angles via pm. Hope that helps :thumb:
     
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    buffy vampire slayer Keyboard Hero

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    i didn't click on the thread when i originally saw it as i thought he was after some advice on his smack addiction
     
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    Rat Man Comfortably Numb

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    I’d be interested in this too, do you have a link where I can find the chart, or would you mind sending to me via PM too. Thanks in advance.
     
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    me too - things like that are always useful.
     
  6. PBaz Barrett

    PBaz Barrett 'I love slinging lead me'..

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    When shooting upwards at distance, you wont need as much holdover as you normally would when shooting same distance horizontally.. bit of a basic tip, but true if it helps..
     
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    Me too too please!
     
  8. Wing-span

    Wing-span Hello Peter Rabbit. Shhh... go to sleep.

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    Thanks Jack's Da. I will have to give it a go. A few assumptions regarding the table though.

    1. This is for 12ft lb in .177 caliber.
    2. The distances in the left hand column are in Yards?
    3. The tall scope height makes me think this data was calculated for a FT air rifle with tall scope mounts or a bull-pup with tall mounts to get the scope/eye relief. My set up is only 1.75 inches, barrel to scope. 1/2" less than this table, so I will take off 12mm from the figures in the table.



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