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What MOA base to use?

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Unread 08-15-2010, 07:13 PM
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What MOA base to use?

I just bought a 700 P in 338 Lapua and plan to shoot it out to 1000 or a little farther. I have a Leupy LR scope with 125 MOA of adjustment. Should I go with the 20, 25, or 40 MOA mount? I would like to be able to shoot close range with it also.

Also, I am setting up my 700PSS in 308 for medium range. I will keep it under 750 yards, so I am thinking the 20 MOA base for it. It will have a scope with ~65 MOA of adjustment. Will this setup work?
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    Unread 08-15-2010, 07:42 PM
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    Re: What MOA base to use?

    Sounds like a interesting set up
    What scope did you get that has 125 moa of adjustment?
    I prefer the seeking rings and bases
    Nice solid set up for me with my 7mm rem mag and a Leupold VX3
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    Re: What MOA base to use?

    It's a Lupy VX3 LR 4.5-14x50 according to the web site, it has 125 MOA of adjustment. So centered, it has +- 62 MOA.
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    Re: What MOA base to use?

    Well if thats true then a 40 moa base would be the best bet. you would need more then 55 to not get a 100 yard zero. You should be plenty safe.
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    Re: What MOA base to use?

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    well if thats true then a 40 moa base would be the best bet. You would need more then 55 to not get a 100 yard zero. You should be plenty safe.
    +1 yes!

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    Re: What MOA base to use?

    Great! Thanks guys.

    Eaglet,
    What is the program you posted a picture of?
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    Re: What MOA base to use?

    I put together a sendeo with Leupold vx3 6.5-20x50 with seekins rings and a 20 moa base.
    Its a 7mm remington mag.
    With a 200 yard zero I am 12 moa from the bottom of the scope
    My scope has 94 moa of travel I need 32 moa to get to 1000 yards
    soI have 50 moa left over
    hope this helps you decide what to do
    I would think you would be fine with a 20 moa base
    just my 2 cents
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