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30 moa or 40 moa base for new build?

 
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Old 04-22-2013, 09:53 PM
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Re: 30 moa or 40 moa base for new build?

Plus you can crack rocks at that range but you will have no Energy or speed left
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Old 04-23-2013, 12:53 AM
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Re: 30 moa or 40 moa base for new build?

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I'm putting together a new 300 win mag and I'm not sure which base to use. The question I have is, how close to the bottom of a scopes travel is OK? With the 30 moa base I should have around 17 moa after zero, and with the 40 moa base I will have about 7 moa left after zero. I want to get the most travel out of the scope, but not sure if being cranked down that low all the time will damage the scope?
Thanks Jon
Just be honest with yourself about how far you are going to be shooting and the question pretty well answers itself.
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