Re: How much accuracy is needed?
I agree with everything Idaho CDT said. I would add that striving for the best genuine accuracy achievable will assist when dealing with uncontrollable variables that come into play with LR. For example, while 1 MOA could suffice with a + 500 yard shot on a whitetail, add a difficult wind read that could add an additional 5"+ of wind drift, you could have a cripple. The goal of long range shooting is to optimize as best you can the contollable factors in order to minimize the uncontrollable ones. Accuracy/precision is one of the more controllable factors.
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