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Unread 01-17-2006, 10:44 PM
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20 mil bases

Hi, What is the purpose of 20 MIL bases on long range rifles?
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    Unread 01-17-2006, 11:07 PM
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    Re: 20 mil bases

    They lower your point of impact 20 minutes. This give you more upward elevation adjustment of the reticle, allowing you to click your scope for further ranges.
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    Unread 01-18-2006, 01:34 AM
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    Re: 20 mil bases

    Bingo!
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    Unread 01-18-2006, 07:08 AM
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    Re: 20 mil bases

    It's 20 MOA (minute of angle) FWIW.

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