Scoping the K95

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Re: Scoping the K95

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Outstanding scope, love my Z6 and the Z8s are more of a good thing cheers David



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Re: Scoping the K95

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jamesc wrote:
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:14 am
Ordered the Swaro Z8i 1.7-13.3x42 today for the 7x65r barrel
Now to decided on either the Z6i 1-6x24 or the 1.7-10x42 on the hornet barrel
Why not just use the Z8i for the Hornet as well? :think:

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Re: Scoping the K95

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6.5x55 wrote:
Sat Apr 17, 2021 7:30 am
jamesc wrote:
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:14 am
Ordered the Swaro Z8i 1.7-13.3x42 today for the 7x65r barrel
Now to decided on either the Z6i 1-6x24 or the 1.7-10x42 on the hornet barrel
Why not just use the Z8i for the Hornet as well? :think:
and have to re-zero it each time i swap between barrels ?

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Re: Scoping the K95

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I would have a Z8i rail mount on all my Blaser barrels and guns if not for the cost which would be right at $25,000.
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Re: Scoping the K95

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jamesc wrote:
Sat Apr 17, 2021 7:59 am
6.5x55 wrote:
Sat Apr 17, 2021 7:30 am
jamesc wrote:
Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:14 am
Ordered the Swaro Z8i 1.7-13.3x42 today for the 7x65r barrel
Now to decided on either the Z6i 1-6x24 or the 1.7-10x42 on the hornet barrel
Why not just use the Z8i for the Hornet as well? :think:
and have to re-zero it each time i swap between barrels ?
I run 5 barrels on my M03 with 1 scope, and two barrels on my K95 with another scope.No need to re-zero.

When you zero your rifle, just count the total number of clicks for elevation and windage and document it for each barrel and then variances for each load/projectile.

It's very easy to set it back to whatever calibre you have setup. You can even work it out in total darkness if you count the total clicks on the elevation and windage turrets.

For example, with my 6.5x55, I count a total of 93 clicks elevation (when counting from absolute zero ... That is, I turn my elevation turret counter clockwise until it does not turn anymore, then count 93 clicks from there). That is my elevation zero at 100m. If I want it 2" high at 100m, I just add another 5 clicks (98 in total)

The Blaser and Mauser mounts ensure return to zero, so trust them.

I've never had issues switching calibres and accuracy.

I use the same method on my K95 with two barrels.

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6.5x55 wrote:
Tue Apr 20, 2021 5:22 am
jamesc wrote:
Sat Apr 17, 2021 7:59 am
6.5x55 wrote:
Sat Apr 17, 2021 7:30 am


Why not just use the Z8i for the Hornet as well? :think:
and have to re-zero it each time i swap between barrels ?
I run 5 barrels on my M03 with 1 scope, and two barrels on my K95 with another scope.No need to re-zero.

When you zero your rifle, just count the total number of clicks for elevation and windage and document it for each barrel and then variances for each load/projectile.

It's very easy to set it back to whatever calibre you have setup. You can even work it out in total darkness if you count the total clicks on the elevation and windage turrets.

For example, with my 6.5x55, I count a total of 93 clicks elevation (when counting from absolute zero ... That is, I turn my elevation turret counter clockwise until it does not turn anymore, then count 93 clicks from there). That is my elevation zero at 100m. If I want it 2" high at 100m, I just add another 5 clicks (98 in total)

The Blaser and Mauser mounts ensure return to zero, so trust them.

I've never had issues switching calibres and accuracy.

I use the same method on my K95 with two barrels.
fornicate......I haven’t got enough fingers and toes to do that 😳

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Re: Scoping the K95

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If it means I only need to buy one really good scope for all my barrels, then I'll count backwards if needed 🤣

It's really not that hard and quite simple really.

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Re: Scoping the K95

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Just picked up a Leica Fortis 6 1-6x24 Rail mount for a price i'm very happy with so that can go on the hornet barrel or be used with the 7x65 if chasing samabr in the thick

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Re: Scoping the K95

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Nice scope 👍

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jamesc wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 7:56 pm
Just picked up a Leica Fortis 6 1-6x24 Rail mount for a price i'm very happy with so that can go on the hornet barrel or be used with the 7x65 if chasing samabr in the thick
Good choice. 1-6 and 1.5/6 are ridiculously under rated and misunderstood. Seems that if it isn't at least a beer bottle, and preferably a hubble, most aren't interested :(

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Re: Scoping the K95

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Yep, over scoping rifles has cost me more game then being under scoped.
At least when it comes to med/big game rather then varmints.
I'm soft and I don't care. :dance:

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Re: Scoping the K95

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secondtry wrote:
Thu Apr 22, 2021 4:10 am
jamesc wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 7:56 pm
Just picked up a Leica Fortis 6 1-6x24 Rail mount for a price i'm very happy with so that can go on the hornet barrel or be used with the 7x65 if chasing samabr in the thick
Good choice. 1-6 and 1.5/6 are ridiculously under rated and misunderstood. Seems that if it isn't at least a beer bottle, and preferably a hubble, most aren't interested :(
Yeah im not a fan of big scopes, i've got a vx3 8.5-25x50 i had on a varmint gun and while its nice id rather be shooting with a smaller scope so swapped it out to a huge 4.5-14x50 which is about as big as my scopes go.
Normally prefer to hunt with scope set around 4 or 6

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Re: Scoping the K95

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I guess I'm the odd man out. I'm a bit of a Hubble fan 😂 I fully agree they are very purpose specific but they were never meant to be used as general purpose stalking scopes. If folks choose to use 'em that way it's not the scope that is the problem 🙈😎
/Vaughan

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