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Posted: 9/18/2004 4:18:27 PM EST
At the local range there is a 500 meter iron sight shoot in the morning. I currently have a Bushmaster 16" carbine. Is it even capable at that range. I have never been to a meet so i dont know target size. I am sure its fairly good sized seeing that it is open sights. The only question other than the guns ability is my eyes.

Should i compete or just watch this one and see how it goes. Wait till i get a longer range rifle.

Thanks.
Will
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 4:25:33 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 4:41:43 PM EST
Once you figure out the elevation (hold over), you ought to be able to hit 18" squares at 500 yards with your Bushmaster.

-z
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 4:45:16 PM EST
a 16" Bushy will do just fine at 500...with open sights I have picked off sodas can at 150........at 500, a life size silloutte is realisitic.
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