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Just wondering what everybody else with similar scope is doing ?

I have a swarvoski Z5 on a 6.5x55 with BT 130 grain accubonds 2820 fps

what spacing are you setting for each distance ?

This is what I am doing
Zero                200
1st ring           250
2nd ring          300
3rd ring           350


thought about
200 zero
would that be too far apart?
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Depends on the distances you expect to shoot, why have 500 yard setting if you don't plan to shot past 350. Personaly I would leave it where it is, but I tend to limit myself to 300m shots. There are too many variables when shooting at a animal past 300m, and I don't get to practice those distances enough. I believe we owe it to the animal to give him a quick death, not take a chance.

Regards Chris
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I would use your current settings.  If you really want to stretch it out, make your zero 200 yards (around 1.5-1.75"  high at 100), the second ring 300 and the third ring 400.  Otherwise, I think your first list is fine.
That's how I set up my MZs.
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