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Which is faster? (MOA or Mrad)

 
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Old 02-16-2010, 03:41 PM
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Which is faster? (MOA or Mrad)

If an antelope is 14" back to brisket it would be approximately 3 clicks for mil and 14 clicks for moa. This would make the mil faster to adjust than the moa. Am I thinking correctly????

I pre ordered the Vortex Viper 6-24X50mm PST FFP MOA and now thinking maybe I should change to the mil.

I'm mostly going to use it for long range hunting.

What do ya'll think???

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Old 02-16-2010, 03:47 PM
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Re: Which is faster? (MOA or Mrad)

Clicks are determined by range not size of target.
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Old 02-16-2010, 04:03 PM
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Re: Which is faster? (MOA or Mrad)

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Clicks are determined by range not size of target.
OK Russ. I guess I was think wrong. How about range to target? Does it make a difference?

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Re: Which is faster? (MOA or Mrad)

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If an antelope is 14" back to brisket it would be approximately 3 clicks for mil and 14 clicks for moa. This would make the mil faster to adjust than the moa. Am I thinking correctly????

I pre ordered the Vortex Viper 6-24X50mm PST FFP MOA and now thinking maybe I should change to the mil.

I'm mostly going to use it for long range hunting.

What do ya'll think???

joseph

IMO--I think you will prefer MOA more, unless you have a lot of experience beforehand in Mils.
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Old 02-16-2010, 04:37 PM
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Re: Which is faster? (MOA or Mrad)

I prefer MOA, less math. Try this explanation it may help.
minute of angle
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Re: Which is faster? (MOA or Mrad)

Joseph, if you are ranging with moa it goes like this:
14 from back to brisket.
1.73 moa is your reading that brackets the 14

Quote:
Distance = (14 x 95.51) / 1.73 = 773 yards.


if you are ranging with milliradians it goes like this:
14 from back to brisket.
0.5 mills is your reading that brackets the 14

Quote:
Distance = (14 x 27.778) / 0.5 = 778 yards.


Math is basically the same but you will be a whole lot more accurate in reading
the moa than reading the mills. My personal preference would also be MOA.


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