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Up hill/Down hill degree..same moa

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Unread 09-29-2011, 07:04 PM
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Up hill/Down hill degree..same moa

Hey guys I'm thinking of different shot angles and looking to buy a angle cosine indicator for long range, but my question is.. say your at 500 yards and a 30 degree angle. You would adjust from 500 yard to 435 yards..now does it matter if the shot is up hill or down hill? Is it always 435 yards no matter up or down?? Thanks Fellas
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    Re: Up hill/Down hill degree..same moa

    same for both !!
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    Alright thanks, thats what i was hoping to hear!
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    Not enough difference to matter. With greater angles and longer velocities the different effect of gravity acting on the bullett makes some difference but even then it's pretty minor until you get way out there.
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    Just remember the time of flight is still the same for the longer distance. Gotta factor that in for wind, lead, blah-blah-blah.
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    alright, so 500 yard shot 30 angle=435 yard shot, but with a 5mph cross wind you still use your bullet drift at 500 and not 435??
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    alright, so 500 yard shot 30 angle=435 yard shot, but with a 5mph cross wind you still use your bullet drift at 500 and not 435??
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