Axeon Absolute Zero - A Handy Sighting Device

Axeon Absolute Zero

The new Absolute Zero sighting device from Axeon Optic Solutions, a subsidiary of Umarex, promises fast sight-in with as few as three shots. It's a clever device that saves time, and it also saves money in the way of using less ammunition to get the job of sighting-in done. Here's how it works.


First, install the two CR2 batteries. Attach the Absolute Zero to the riflescope by installing the mount ring with the four provided screws. As is, the mount ring fits a 30mm scope tube; a supplied plastic spacing ring can be used to fit the mount ring to a 1-inch scope tube. Use the built-in rail mount on the mount ring to attach the Absolute Zero device. Be sure the Absolute Zero's lasers are pointed the same direction as the rifle's muzzle and that the unit is vertically aligned. Place the included reflective chart on a target at 25 yards so it can be seen through the scope. The chart has lettered and numbered boxes. Activate the Absolute Zero by pressing the red button so that both lasers hit the reflective chart. Make a note of the lasers' locations on the reflective chart. Load a round in the rifle's chamber, hold the lasers so that they hit the same locations as before, and fire the shot. After the shot, place the lasers back on the same positions as before, maintain a proper cheekweld on the rifle, and while keeping the lasers on the positions, adjust the scope's windage and elevation dials until the reticle is centered on the bullet hole. The rifle and scope are now zeroed at 25 yards.

Axeon-Absolute-Zero-Chart

Now fire a round on a target placed at 100 yards, make the necessary adjustments based on the click value of your scope, and fire another round to complete zeroing your rifle and scope combo at that distance.

I have used the Absolute Zero to sight-in an AR, a 10/22, and a bolt-action rifle, and the device worked exactly as advertised.


MSRP: $84.99

axeonoptics.com

Recommended for You

Ammo

Get the Most Out of the .30-06

Joseph von Benedikt - April 01, 2019

Cutting-edge projectiles provide unprecedented performance in the venerable old workhorse, the...

Accessories

Shooting Times Father's Day 2019 Gift Guide

Joel J. Hutchcroft - May 07, 2019

Shooting Times editor Joel Hutchcroft provides a comprehensive list of ideal Father's Day...

How-To

Accuracy: It's All Relative

Terry Wieland - May 09, 2019

Like situational ethics, standards of accuracy vary according to circumstances.

See More Recommendations

Trending Stories

Ammo

True Velocity Rifle Ammo

Joel J. Hutchcroft - May 31, 2019

True Velocity is exploring options to make its distinctive ammo available to civilians.

Handguns

Revolver vs. Semiautomatic Pistol: A Ballistic Oddity

Allan Jones - May 15, 2019

How can a shorter-barreled revolver have higher velocities than a longer-barreled...

Handguns

Review: Stoeger STR-9

Joel J. Hutchcroft - May 17, 2019

The new striker-fired STR-9 9mm semiautomatic pistol from Stoeger Industries is reliable,...

See More Stories

More Optics

Optics

Nikon M-223 BDC Scope Review

Joel J Hutchcroft - March 28, 2016

The Nikon M-223 scope made a big splash when it was introduced to shooters in 2013, and new...

Optics

The Trijicon Green Dot MRO

John D. Oller - March 01, 2019

The Trijicon MRO (Mini Rifle Optic) is now offered with a green dot.

Optics

XS Sights - F8 Night Sight

Jake Edmonson - December 04, 2018

XS Sights's newest high-visibility personal-defense sights feature a figure-eight, inline...

See More Optics

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Temporary Price Reduction

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

×