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Old 01-13-2008, 11:39 AM
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Heard some folks talking about this website at the range yesterday.

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Which range?
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What’s the difference between a Mil and an MOA and how do they relate to each other on my Mil dot scope?

What adjustment do I make when shots are 2” high and 2” right @ 100yds?

What do you think of a 6 inch spread from 100yds for my 1st time out?

The weapon is a Savage FVSS 308 with a 26” barrel.


The rounds were 150 sp.

How do I post pics on the site?

Are we there yet?

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One mil is equal to 3.44 MOA at some predetermined magnification setting on your scope.

One MOA is equal to 1.047 inches at 100 yards.

Out to about 800 yards you do not have to worry about the .047 part and then it becomes important.

To adjust to zero, go down 2 MOA and left to MOA if that is how your scope turrets are calibrated.

The rifle is likely capable of putting three to five shots under an inch. If you want to test the rifle’s ability get some Federal Gold Medal Match 175 grain. It should like that.

The instructions for posting a picture are found in the Sticky under General Discussion.
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Heard some folks talking about this website at the range yesterday.

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I think that would be ME!

I was there with the future son-in-law and his BIL. They were shooting home built AR and I had the wifes PSL there getting is sited in for the weekend.

The girls were out spending my money on wedding dresses!:eek:
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I appreciate all the help.

What are some good training manuals and/or articles, and how can I access them?

I'm still pondering Mil and MOA.
Are Mil dots strictly for range estimation and off-the-cuff hold-offs?

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