Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Hunting > Long Range Hunting & Shooting

Long Range Hunting & Shooting Nightforce Optics


Reply

scope angles

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-28-2003, 12:26 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: NE Indiana
Posts: 9
scope angles

would like to no what moa base are used for a given range. lets say 10,15,20,30moa thats what farrel makes for rem short action. id guess the flater shooting it is the less youd need just like to now what your tilt is and range its good for. thanks jason
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-28-2003, 10:57 AM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: South central Montana
Posts: 129
Re: scope angles

decide your base slope by the scope you use. Say your scope has 95 moa total elevation range divide that by 2, allow maybe 5 moa at the bottom for adjustment and you could use say 45 degree scope base to get the full elevation capability of your scope. This example is from my 50bmg experience with a NXS 5.5 x 22 optics
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-28-2003, 02:20 PM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: PA
Posts: 36
Re: scope angles

Depends on the adjustment range of the scope, range you plan to shoot out to and the cartridge limits. Run the load you use through one of the programs and see how many MOA you need add in the available adjustment of your scope and then you can add the MOA of the sloped base.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: scope angles
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How do you guys 'guess' angles ? ol mike Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 12 07-24-2008 11:10 PM
Shooting at steep angles. zjfty9 The Basics, Starting Out 5 05-19-2008 04:09 PM
Brake angles royinidaho General Discussion 2 03-04-2007 07:19 PM
Angles Long Range Hunting & Shooting 9 03-02-2002 01:59 PM
Shooting on Angles (again) Dave King Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 0 08-10-2001 11:56 PM

Current Poll
I currently have hunting preference points in the following states

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:11 AM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC