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Old 03-08-2006, 05:40 PM
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20 moa bases

Hi,
Working on the theory that the only stupid question is the one you don't ask.Here is my stupid question .How do 20 moa bases work ie what do they do?
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Re: 20 moa bases

Tapered bases will tilt the front of the scope down (toward the barrel), this causes you to have to raise the barrel to get the crosshair on the target which will make the point of impact high. Then when you have to dial the turret down to zero the point of impact which will leave you more room to dial back up for longer shots.

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Old 03-08-2006, 06:51 PM
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Re: 20 moa bases

winmagman,
Thank you for your reply.What are all the cross slots for on 20 moa bases?
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Old 03-08-2006, 07:19 PM
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Re: 20 moa bases

hjl ,

The bolt that is part of your scope ring fits in this slot . Ummm, you know , Weaver style rings [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif[/img]

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Re: 20 moa bases

jimm,
Thank you for your reply.
So they are for weaver style rings. That is good . Why so many slots ?
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Re: 20 moa bases

The number of slots allows more options for ring location, some scopes are longer than others and some have less room between the occular lens and adjustment turrets or between turrets and objective lens, just makes it easier to get the proper eye relief.

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Old 03-08-2006, 09:12 PM
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Re: 20 moa bases

winmagman,
Thank you for your reply.It is making sense to me now.
Can you get 20 moa bases for a rimfire rifle?ie 3/8 dovetails.
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