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What size are the dots in a Bushnell mil-dot scope?

 
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Old 01-23-2012, 09:35 PM
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What size are the dots in a Bushnell mil-dot scope?

When looking at their info, it seems the dots are 1/2 mil in size. i can't imagine this is the case but it's how the dimensions add up. can anyone tell me what size their dots and reticle thickness are?
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Old 01-23-2012, 09:47 PM
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Re: What size are the dots in a Bushnell mil-dot scope?

You're right.

1 mil between dot centers, .5 mil dot diameter, .5 mil between dot edges.
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Old 01-23-2012, 09:53 PM
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Re: What size are the dots in a Bushnell mil-dot scope?

What scope are you guys looking at??
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Old 01-23-2012, 09:59 PM
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Re: What size are the dots in a Bushnell mil-dot scope?

LOL! I was just looking at their site, on one part of it they have quoted "1 mil" click adjustments!!!

Nothing like 3.6 inches at 100 yds! LOL!

I have the Bushnell Elite Tactical Illum FFP 6-24X, it is 1/10 Mil per click and the Mil Dots are not 0.5 mils in size, but they are 1 mil center to center

Here is a picture, on full zoom (not the best quality photo)

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Old 01-24-2012, 07:26 AM
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Re: What size are the dots in a Bushnell mil-dot scope?

thanks for the picture, it shows exactly what i wanted to see. i knew they weren't one mil in size, but i'm judging them by the picture and i would say they are way over 1/2 moa dot, maybe as big as .75 moa in size. it's what i don't particularily like about mil dots. they are just too big. why didn't they make them with little lines instead? seems to me it would be better. i'm sure it's a military thing.
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Old 01-24-2012, 08:33 AM
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Re: What size are the dots in a Bushnell mil-dot scope?

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thanks for the picture, it shows exactly what i wanted to see. i knew they weren't one mil in size, but i'm judging them by the picture and i would say they are way over 1/2 moa dot, maybe as big as .75 moa in size. it's what i don't particularily like about mil dots. they are just too big. why didn't they make them with little lines instead? seems to me it would be better. i'm sure it's a military thing.
Glad it helped

I think those dots are .25 mil, which would be about .86 moa. (hard to see in the picture because of photo quality)

Other companies make a lot of different reticles, including ones like you were hoping for with the fine lines.
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Old 01-24-2012, 08:21 PM
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Re: What size are the dots in a Bushnell mil-dot scope?

If you are looking at ranging / holding reticles, you might enjoy this simulation..

ShooterReady

Here is a review on the Bushnell Tactical Elite 6-24X


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