If you’re going to shoot long range, you need to make sure your zero is perfect. Small errors at 100 yards become big ones at 1,000 yards, so if your zero is off by just ½-inch at the 100-yard mark, you’re talking five full inches down range.

We’re going to take a close look at the Ruger Precision Rifle in this long range shooting series of articles, so today we’ll take it to the range for its first outing to get a proper zero. There are lots of ways on how to zero a scope and rifle; this is just the method I prefer. It’ll take more than a couple of shots, but you’ll be confident you’re dead on when you stretch out the distance of your shots.

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