The 50/200 Yard Zero

I mentioned in my Official Front Sight Report (Part One) that the Front Sight curriculum encouraged us to zero our ARs with a 50-yard point of aim, point of impact. I only briefly mentioned why a 50/200 zero is useful on an AR, “….[the 50/200 zero gives] the ability to aim at the center of the thoracic cavity from 0 to 200 yards, and have a point of impact within 2.5 inches of point of aim”. Well, the NSSF has now posted a video with Gunsite Academy instructor Bob Whaley explaining the justification behind the advocacy of the 50/200 zero on ARs (Credit:

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