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Unread 02-03-2010, 01:59 PM
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MRAD vs MOA

Which do you prefer and why? MRAD or MOA? I am looking at buying a new scope for my taticle 300 wm. All opinions are welcome. Thanks

Darrin
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    Re: MRAD vs MOA

    First off you said "tactical", if this is going to be a compitition rig for tactical matches I would go mil. The tactical guys speak mills, range mills, and when shooting in teams corrections are called on mills.

    That said, I like moa for hunting. I have the npr2 nightforce and it is great to call correction to some one that has moa knobs, which is what most scopes have!

    The reasonfor the differing opinion, I have that scope on my hunting gun then it moves to my tactical comp gun. I am shooting a team match here shortly, and he is a strictly tactical guy. He runs mil mil knobs and reticle. It makes communication more difficult. He calls .5 mil and I have to do the math in my head to switch to moa. It's not hard just a little confusing.

    So get what fits your game, hunting or tactical comp. By the way most shooting instructors in tactical settings teach mil.

    Hope this did not confuse you more
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    Re: MRAD vs MOA

    Thank you for the reply. I understand. I want to get into the tatical matches. I also want to hunt at extended ranges. Another reason I am interested is bc if my range finder fails me I have a way to range a target.
    Darrin

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    Re: MRAD vs MOA

    I prefer MOA. It is a finer measurement, and it is easier for me to use.
    Competing in most tac matches won't be a problem using MOA, as long as you understand how to use. Of course if you have a teammate you both need to be on the same base
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    Re: MRAD vs MOA

    Ernie,
    Could you please explain to me so that I can understand that moa is a finer adjustment. I was under the impression that mrad was finer. moa gets .25 at 100 and mrad get .10 at 100 is that right?

    Darrin
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    Re: MRAD vs MOA

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    Ernie,
    Could you please explain to me so that I can understand that moa is a finer adjustment. I was under the impression that mrad was finer. moa gets .25 at 100 and mrad get .10 at 100 is that right?

    Darrin
    One m.o.a. at 100 yards = 1.047 and change inches.

    One MIL at 100 yards = .10 yard or 3.6 inches.

    James
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    Re: MRAD vs MOA

    I got it. Thanks, so I guess best of both worlds a mildot reticle with Moa adjustments.
    Darrin
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