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Unread 06-16-2008, 02:29 AM
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help with mil-dot zeroing

Well I broke down and bought a sighton S1 3-9x40 w/mil-dot for my triple deuce. Am quite pleased with the optical quality, should work out great.

I'm not real familiar with the mil dot, and someone with a little more knowledge could probly help me out. What I'm trying to do is based on my drop, figure out where those mil-dots are going to hit dead on out to (rough estimate anyways.) I figure I sight dead on at 200, maybe 100 and use the next mil down for a "xxx" dead on hold, so on and so forth...

How does one go about figuring this out??

Is there a program to simplify this??

Thanks to any and all help.
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    Unread 06-16-2008, 05:08 AM
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    The easiest way is using a ballistic program.
    1 mil = 3.6" at 100 yards = 36" = 3 feet = 1 yard at 1000 yards.
    In the following example using standard see level conditions, 100 yards zero, 300 RUM, 210 BERGER at 3000 ft/sec muzzle velocity. 2.5" scope hight.



    Or you could zero at 725 Yards, that'd be about 100 yards zero using the top most mildot.



    This is a pretty powerful program that will perform these calculations in both, the desk top version and the pocket pc version.

    If you're interested you can check it right here.
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    I cant seem to find out how or where to plug in the numbers to get what I want. I dont wanna pay 150 for the program either. If I gave you my info, could you possibly run it when you get time??

    Shooting a 50g NBT @ 3300, BC is like .240 or so, zero at 200. sight height 1.5"
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    You might find this easier: http://www.jonaadland.com/Hunting/Ba...Calculator.xls

    Put in your info, click on the "Drop Charts" tab and you'll see it gives them in both MOA and Mils. Also sites like JBM, ( JBM - Calculations - Trajectory ) etc, can be set to Mils to do the same thing.
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    Eaglet,
    I tried to run this for Remingtonman and post it here. But I can't figure out how you posted it here. Would you tell me please?
    Thanks
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    Just think of it the same way you figure out your clicks to change your zero. Instead of 1 click equaling .25 IPHY, it will be 3.5 IPHY for each mil. Half a mil will be 2.75 IPHy.....
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    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Stormrider View Post
    Eaglet,
    I tried to run this for Remingtonman and post it here. But I can't figure out how you posted it here. Would you tell me please?
    Thanks
    Here... step by step.

    Read also this one.
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