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Preping for ELR - What a mess this turned into.

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Unread 01-05-2013, 09:46 AM
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Re: Preping for ELR - What a mess this turned into.

Roy, look at the positive...........Man, after you keep checking them targets, you'll be BUFF by spring.

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    Re: Preping for ELR - What a mess this turned into.

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    Broz,
    I already have the front of a dish washer that shows holes pretty good. There's just too many of 'em.
    Yeah. They don't last long but they work great at distances past 1000. On older wash machines, some had a kina like porcelain finish. Those were awesome. A hit produced about a 2" black spot with the bullet hole in the middle as the finish popped off to the primer. It is cool when you see the hit through the scope at 1000 plus. But the newer models have a painted surface, still works good but not AS good.

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    Re: Preping for ELR - What a mess this turned into.

    My mount innovations seems to have worked.

    Ckicks are spot on 1/4 MOA.

    0.50 or so (cheap calipers ) MOA zero @ 200.

    Shot at 321 and 537 yards.

    Increased Shooter velocity to 3400 and bc to 0.800 to get drops to match w/in 0.25 MOA at these 3 ranges. Air temp was 0* - 5* F. Sky was cloudless. Mirage was dancing the pastie 6" target around the reticle the full diameter.

    My left right was 6" @ 321 and 19" @ 537 (clicked the correct clicks but in the wrong direction + a mirage shift that I noticed about halfway through the trigger brake. )

    The good thing was that I didn't trip the trigger when mirage was boiling.

    Vertical spread @ 321 was less than 0.10 MOA @ 321 and under 0.20 MOA @ 537.

    Monday will bring another new experience....
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    Re: Preping for ELR - What a mess this turned into.

    Persistence payed off! Good job Roy, almost time to test it on those woofs!
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    Re: Preping for ELR - What a mess this turned into.

    You need to take that 1moa gong and find out the range that you can make consistent hits on it. That needs to be your farthest range to take a shot at a woof!!! If its only 300 yards then so be it.
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    Re: Preping for ELR - What a mess this turned into.

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    You need to take that 1moa gong and find out the range that you can make consistent hits on it. That needs to be your farthest range to take a shot at a woof!!! If its only 300 yards then so be it.
    Your point is well taken and accepted.

    Through some range finder defrugalities plus a little mind mess up the gong is now @ 1171 vs the 1247 initial measurement. The problem was that I lazed the back of the house instead of the wooden fence gate and subtracted the distance from the fence gate to the shooting platform.

    The problem was beam size. The error wasn't noticed until I put the PLRF-10 on it.

    I'm going to do a post on that problem and reference Broz's thread to give a more full assessment.

    Bottom, if you want an LRF for all four seasons and want to shot more than 800 yards 100% of the time get a Vectronics!
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    Re: Preping for ELR - What a mess this turned into.

    What ever range the Vectronix says, that's your max wolf range IMO!!
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