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View Poll Results: At long range do you dial, holdover, etc.
Dial using handheld software 225 27.61%
Dial using drop chart data 250 30.67%
Use a graduated reticle 104 12.76%
Use a BDC yardage turret 112 13.74%
Holdover 114 13.99%
Pass on the shot 10 1.23%
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At long range do you dial, BDC turret, graduated reticle, holdover, etc?

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Unread 11-17-2013, 02:00 PM
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Re: At long range do you dial, BDC turret, graduated reticle, holdover, etc?

Mil Dot for hurry up, Crank the turrets for shots that I have time.

Range and adjustments tapped to gun stock.
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Re: At long range do you dial, BDC turret, graduated reticle, holdover, etc?

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Originally Posted by Len Backus View Post
For ranges beyond what your gun is zeroed for, do you
  • Dial for the yardage using handheld software generated data aided by weather meter etc.
  • Dial for the yardage using drop chart data developed by field testing without electronics help
  • Use a graduated reticle
  • Use a custom Ballistic Drop Compensating turret
  • Holdover
  • Pass on the shot
This poll really needed a multiple answer option.

I use a drop chart, graduated reticles, holdover, or dial depending on the species, range, which scope I'm using and which rifle, caliber I'm shooting.

Pass on the shot? Rarely.
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