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80 MOA Base ??????

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Unread 05-30-2013, 11:54 AM
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Re: 80 MOA Base ??????

The inserts can be used to add more or less MOA to the system.


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    Unread 05-30-2013, 07:05 PM
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    Clayne B, very cool. So I could use these with a 20 moa and get 40 or I could use them with a 40 moa and get 60 moa. As we have been chatting back and forth I have found a 40 moa base that Knight Force makes. I could put the rings with this and achieve what I'm looking for.
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    Well I ended up machining a small angled shim to go under the base just to see what it would do. I ended up with a 70 minute base. I still have almost a full revolution left to turn down. I went out to the range on Sunday and zeroed at 100. I shot to 2, 3, 4 and 500. The scope was right on at each distance. I went back to 100 and did a three shot group in a 1" square. I then jumped out to 1000. At 1000 I adjusted 21 minutes and hit the steel on first shot. At 1000 I still have 49 minutes to go. So I jumped out to 1500, it took me three shots but I hit the steel at 1500. I adjusted 34 minutes and still had some left. I am amazed how true the riffle shoots and how much adjustment I ended up with. I know it's probably not the normal thing to do but I had to satisfy my curiosity. I don't know but Im thinking of having the machinist at work make a solid base like this for me. Thank you guys for all the input to my questions. I love learning more and more about long range. There is just something about it that just keeps driving me to reach further out there.
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    Unread 06-05-2013, 11:28 PM
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    That is sweet man! What SS scope did you get?
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    Unread 06-06-2013, 12:38 AM
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    SWFA SS HD 5-20X50. The glass is real clear and the clicks are real audible. Each time I went back to zero it would go right to the zero line and not fall between the two lines. So fare I'm impressed with the scope.
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    Unread 06-07-2013, 08:00 AM
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    Nice, I just got a SS 3-15, Seems nice. I have it on my .22lr
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    Unread 06-07-2013, 06:48 PM
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    I noticed your scope is a 5-15, does it have an adjustment knob for the variable from 5-15? The reason why I ask this question is mine is a 5-20 so I assumed it would be adjustable from 5-20 magnification. Well I don't see a adjustment knob other than the focus knob. So I am assuming it has the ability to see out to 20 mag once you focus on it. Am I wrong on this? Do you have a zoom knob on yours?
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