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Using mil dots as a holdover

 
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Old 07-28-2009, 08:05 AM
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Re: Using mil dots as a holdover

I just bought a Falcon FFP 4-14 mil/mil and was thinking about mounting it on my Edge to test it. The Edge killed three $1500 3-18 FFP IOR's and has sent my $1200 Leupold packing a couple times. I wanna see how this $400 scope compairs.
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Old 07-29-2009, 12:26 AM
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Re: Using mil dots as a holdover

I have Darrell Holland's Ultimate Mil Reticle on an XP-100 6.5 WSM handgun. Shooting the 140 A-Max the 1st shot out of this rig with new scope (on a game animal) was a 435-yd. coyote calcd. at 1.5 mil holdover. At the bullet's impact the dog stood up spun a couple times and fell over dead.
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Old 07-29-2009, 07:48 AM
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Re: Using mil dots as a holdover

Those Holland reticle are nice, but $450 buys alot of practice ammo!
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Old 07-29-2009, 11:38 AM
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Re: Using mil dots as a holdover

Fireroad,

here is some good info on mil-dot based system, (great for hold overs), and also a review of the Falcon Menace (if you havent read it yet)..
I dont have a Horus or Falcon, but I am seriously considering either of them for my 10FP.

Using a Mil Based Scope - Easy Transition | Sniper's Hide

Falcon Optics Menace 4-14x44mm FFP Tactical Rifle Scope
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Old 07-29-2009, 04:14 PM
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Re: Using mil dots as a holdover

Thanks Lever-hed, I'll give them a read. The Falcon seems like a great deal on a FFP scope, a little too heavy for my taste, but still a great deal. Who has them in stock regularly? Ever vendor I found on the net is out.

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