Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Long Range Scopes and Other Optics

Long Range Scopes and Other Optics Nightforce Optics


Reply

Need help with Leupold LR recticule

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-17-2009, 10:26 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 12
Need help with Leupold LR recticule

I have a VXII 3x9x40 and have been trying to determine the distance (in inches) the dots will be apart at say 400 yards. The Leupold site indicates that at 9x the dots are 2.19, 4.8 and 7.82 moa from the center respectively. Here in Arkansas, I always sighted my rifle in at 200 yards and just used a little hold over at longer ranges but since I have the scope I want to use its capability. Its on a custom 6.5x55 that I easily whacked prairie dogs out to 350 yards using my hold over method. Any help will be appreciated.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-17-2009, 11:46 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: New Zealand
Posts: 104
Re: Need help with Leupold LR recticule

You can work it out by multiplying the moa by the distance devided by 100
ie 2.19 moa x400 yds over 100 or 2.19 x4 = 8.76(inches)
4.8moa at 400 yds would be 4.8 x4 = 19.2
At 250 yds the first dot would be 2.19 x2.5 = 5.47
not exact but pretty close.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-18-2009, 01:29 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 12
Re: Need help with Leupold LR recticule

Thanks Yawn,
Thats what I was getting with my Jetho Bodine ciphering but I didn't trust my answers.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: Need help with Leupold LR recticule
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LEUPOLD 12X40mm - AO - Tall Turrets - Leupold Dot - SOLD - SALE COMPLETE Lefty G-gear Optics For Sale 3 04-13-2011 12:51 AM
Reduced: LEUPOLD 12X40mm - AO - Tall Turrets - Leupold Dot w/crosshairs - photos Lefty G-gear Optics For Sale 0 03-07-2011 12:45 PM
Reduced: LEUPOLD 12X40mm - AO - Tall Turrets - Leupold Dot w/crosshairs - photos Lefty G-gear Optics For Sale 1 03-05-2011 08:25 AM
Reduced: LEUPOLD 12X40mm - AO - Tall Turrets - Leupold Dot w/crosshairs - photos Lefty G-gear Optics For Sale 0 03-03-2011 09:36 AM
Remington 700 BDL Custom Deluxe 338 Ultra with Leupold, Also Leupold VX-2 3-9x40 Silv highridge1 Guns For Sale 7 10-08-2008 03:51 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:08 AM.


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