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whats the best way to center my .17hmr...and what sort of distances should i be looking to shoot vermin at...maxium????

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X = 180 Y = 90 (X+Pyro)+(Y-Pyro) = ?

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I'm not sure I understand the question about how to center? As far as maximum range, they will kill a prairie dog size vermin out to 300 yds, but have very little energy left at that range. I have been sticking to 200 yds on live critters.
 
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what way have you your scope set to shoot things at 200yards....is the rifle shooting dead level at that or are you having to aim above them or what?

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I have a BDC dial on it. I zero for 100 yards, and dial up for longer ranges. The knob is marked with the ranges out to 300 yards. Looking at a ballistic table for the load you are shooting should give you the come ups out to 200 yds.
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