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Is 16X REALLY the max usable magnification?

 
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Old 02-21-2005, 02:52 PM
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Re: Is 16X REALLY the max usable magnification?

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Wind mirage prevents you from using more... the guru's say, and I guess I believe them.

But jeepers man, things is itty bitty out past 1000 yards.

I am thinking 8x25 loopie with mildot.

Please talk me out of it in a way I can believe, cuz I think maybe the 16x max is probably true, but I can't convince my brain to truly believe it!

LOL

Thanks for any replies.

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So who are these guru's anyway [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif[/img]

I use a 20-50x leup at 1000yds--havent come down from 50x in about 10 matches from 500M-1000yds

I also know about 2 handfuls of other guys that shoot 1kBR who dont come off 50X--and they are in the top 10 in the aggs at williamsport.

though 16 will easily get you to 1K (though that would be tough on P-Dogs) it is nowhere near max usable magnification.

YMMV,
JB
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