How to Zero a Rifle
Here’s a straightforward, step-by-step beginner’s guide to zeroing a rifle.
The Express Method to Zero Your Scope
Field Editor Bryce Towsley has zeroed a lot of rifle setups over the course of his career. In the process, he's developed a simple, repeatable approach that should save you time and ammunition the next time you're at the range.
Which Rifle Zero is Best for You?
Contributor Bryce Towsley takes a look at the pros and cons of several zero options to help you decide which is best for your hunting style.
How to Zero Your Scope with Two Shots
New to zeroing a scope, and need to get the job done in a jiffy? Here's a quick tip from Field Editor Bryce Towsley.
Is a 25-Yard Zero Dead-On at 100 Yards?
The Myth: A 25-yard zero puts you “dead-on” at 100 yards.
The 26-Yard Hunting Zero
Much has been written on the ideal distance to zero a hunting rifle. There is no best sight-in range for everyone, because the range at which hunters expect to shoot their quarry differs considerably. There is one technique, however, that should allow you to hold your crosshairs on the vitals of deer-sized game and keep the bullet inside the vital zone out to 280 yards—and Jeff Johnston's ready to share it with you.
First Look: Real Avid Level-Right Pro
Real Avid has introduced a simple, accurate system to ensure your reticle is properly aligned to your rifle's bore axis. Termed the Level-Right Pro, this system provides the reticle alignment necessary when exceeding a rifle's zeroed distance.
3 Ways to Zero Your Hunting Rifle
It’s extremely important to zero your scope or the sights on your rifle before going hunting. If your sights are not properly adjusted, the gun will not put the bullet where you are aiming and, trust me, that’s a bad thing.
How to Zero Your Rifle for Maximum Point-Blank Range
In a push to “go long,” it’s easy to add too much complexity to the hunt with the use of laser rangefinders, anemometers, spinning turrets and Christmas tree reticles. But you don’t have to touch your scope to shoot game out to 300 yards. Zero your rifle for its maximum point-blank range and never fuss with a turret again.