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For the engineers, ? Varmint Reticules

 
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Old 04-28-2010, 09:17 AM
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For the engineers, ? Varmint Reticules

Question for you engineers out there about Leupold varmint hunter reticules.
Iíve got 5 8.5X20X56 Leupold scopes with the varmint hunter reticules. The MOA difference between the reticules varies with the power setting.
The large and small triangle settings are:
Varmint reticule
large small Triangle
1.81 2.26
4.13 5.16
7.02 8.78
9.35 11.11

They work great, but there is no listing for the MOA change at FULL POWER 20X. I asked Leupold tech service, they gave me a copy of the manual, which of course doesnít tell you anything expect what the large and small triangles are set at. I donít have the scopes with me, but I think the small triangle is about 12X and the large is about 16x.

Anybody know what it would actually be at 20x?
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Old 04-28-2010, 11:02 AM
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Re: For the engineers, ? Varmint Reticules

Emailed Leupold and asked their tech support to ask one of the engineers.
Just got the response, "Our engineers said they don't have that information available"...

If there is a Leupold rep reading this, you should be embarressed.
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Old 04-28-2010, 11:04 AM
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Re: For the engineers, ? Varmint Reticules

Oh, and Night force gave me the MOA down to the 100th place for the difference between the 22 power and 42 power NXS...
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Old 04-28-2010, 11:19 AM
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Re: For the engineers, ? Varmint Reticules

At 20x

inches
300 - 4.28
400 - 12.99
500- 27.6

MOA
300-1.36
400-3.1
500-5.26


This should get you close.
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Old 04-28-2010, 11:27 AM
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Re: For the engineers, ? Varmint Reticules

First thing to do is verify that 20X is actually 20X and not 19.6 or some other number. You will need to do this by measuring with the reiticle at a known distance.

After you know it is really 20X, to find the MOA ,just take the MOA at 16X and multiply by the ratio of 16/20.
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Old 04-28-2010, 12:13 PM
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Re: For the engineers, ? Varmint Reticules

I'm not familiar with what model comes or came in 8.5-20x56, but the 6.5-20x56 VX3L should be 19.3 max power.
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First thing to do is verify that 20X is actually 20X and not 19.6 or some other number. You will need to do this by measuring with the reiticle at a known distance.

After you know it is really 20X, to find the MOA ,just take the MOA at 16X and multiply by the ratio of 16/20.
+1 On NF Scopes (5.5-22) like i have at 22 its one moa marks, at 11 its 2 moa...
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