Originally Posted by stlbndr
Hello all, it's been a while since Iíve posted a long range question. So here we go. I have recently purchased a SWFA S.S. scope. With this scope I purchased a 20 MOA base to mount it to. Oh by the way Iíve mounted this on my 3oo Weatherby. Once I had everything mounted I discovered I still have another 65 MOA of adjustment down. So I started thinking why wouldn't want to utilize the total amount of adjustment possible from my scope? After zeroing my scope at 100 (sitting on the 20 moa base) I had 65 moa of adjustment down and 75 moa of adjustment up, that is a total of 140 moa of adjustment. So my thought was if I could find an 80 MOA base that would give me almost the full swing of adjustment for shooting longer distances. I started searching the internet for this beast and have had no luck what so ever. Has anyone out there tried this out or am I going on a wild goose chase? And or do you know where to purchase one? I ultimately would like to use the max ability of my scope to reach out as far as possible. Any guidance, theory, help or suggestions please I am open for all direction.
Ideally, you want the scope in or near the center of the turret range at the most used distance.
As scopes get near the end of there adjustments they are not as precision when making MOA adjustments.
If you only hunt/shoot 2 or 300 yards a zero Moa base is best. At 600 to 1000 yards a 10 to 20
MOA base works best if you shoot only 1000 yards you may want a 25 to 30 MOA base, but you may not be able to get a 100 or 200 yard zero.
Just my opinion
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