Sighting a Muzzle Loader

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How do I sight in my muzzleloader?

Sighting a Muzzle Loader

Before you sight your scope on your muzzleloader, you will need to do a little ballistics lesson. As you may know, the bullet from your muzzle loader crosses the line of sight the first time going upward. The point at which that first crossing takes place is, on average, roughly in the 10 - 15 yard range in front of the muzzle. For the sake of simplicity, split the difference, and place your target at 12 1/2 yards.

*Use a small bull or aiming point on a BIG piece of paper, and shoot from some kind of rest. You'll git 'er done in no time flat.



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