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Spin Drift and Acceleration

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Unread 01-07-2013, 08:24 PM
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Re: Spin Drift and Acceleration

Don't mean to hi jack: but should I have my spin drift turned on in my shooter program? Want to start shooting beyond 700 yds. How much spin drift would I get at 700 yds? 300 RUM 215 berger at 2985 fps. Up until now I have always had spin drift enable turned off. Thanks.
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    Unread 01-07-2013, 08:29 PM
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    Re: Spin Drift and Acceleration

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    Don't mean to hi jack: but should I have my spin drift turned on in my shooter program? Want to start shooting beyond 700 yds. How much spin drift would I get at 700 yds? 300 RUM 215 berger at 2985 fps. Up until now I have always had spin drift enable turned off. Thanks.
    I just leave it on all the time. That way it will add or subtract it from your wind too. It is only about .3 moa for 700 but closer to .5 moa at 1000. Might as well get dialed as close as possible.

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    Unread 01-07-2013, 08:36 PM
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    Re: Spin Drift and Acceleration

    Thanks for the response. I will turn it on.
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    Unread 01-08-2013, 11:27 AM
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    Re: Spin Drift and Acceleration

    I leave spin and coriolis on, if the range is great enough to make a difference it's already accounted for, if not then it sure doesn't hurt nothin
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    Re: Spin Drift and Acceleration

    I have not read the entire thread but if it hasn't already been mentioned, I would be looking at scope cant. Do you use a level?......Rich
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    Re: Spin Drift and Acceleration

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    I have not read the entire thread but if it hasn't already been mentioned, I would be looking at scope cant. Do you use a level?......Rich
    Right on Rich, I asked that in post 11 and again in 14. I have not heard the answer tho.

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    Unread 01-08-2013, 11:17 PM
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    Re: Spin Drift and Acceleration

    Yes to level. I usually use one mounted to a picatinny base but seeing how Ihave a two piece base I have had to settle on the type of level that mounts to the scope.
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