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What is your preferred scope reticle calibration?

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Unread 09-17-2012, 09:27 PM
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Re: What is your preferred scope reticle calibration?

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Mils aren't metric....
I know, I know.... I knew after I posted this someone would take it wrong. Spending a good part of my life turning wrenches ( better clairify here... "Mechanic") I was working on cars when all the metric crap came about. Thus my reply "Metric my azz" was in reference to skips reference of it being "Sort of like metric". So all you Mil guys can relax now...

Sorry for not completely explaining myself but I figured all posts would be read and the connection would come across.

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    Unread 09-17-2012, 09:35 PM
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    Re: What is your preferred scope reticle calibration?

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    I know, I know.... I knew after I posted this someone would take it wrong. Spending a good part of my life turning wrenches ( better clairify here... "Mechanic") I was working on cars when all the metric crap came about. Thus my reply "Metric my azz" was in reference to skips reference of it being "Sort of like metric". So all you Mil guys can relax now...

    Sorry for not completely explaining myself but I figured all posts would be read and the connection would come across.

    Jeff
    Sorry, you of all people I should have known. I didn't even look at who posted it. Living with mils and using them in metric all the time, but knowing they're not tied together or synonymous, the assumption they are gets old.
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    Sorry, you of all people I should have known. I didn't even look at who posted it. Living with mils and using them in metric all the time, but knowing they're not tied together or synonymous, the assumption they are gets old.
    No biggie, it was good to clairify. I don't want to be associated with gving wrong info or the wrong impressions in my posts. There is plenty of BS going on these days anyway.

    Thanks

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    Unread 09-18-2012, 04:09 PM
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    Re: What is your preferred scope reticle calibration?

    either works...no real issue

    however, the engineer in me prefers Mil/Mil
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    Unread 09-19-2012, 04:23 PM
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    Re: What is your preferred scope reticle calibration?

    Machinist by trade, MOA comes natural!
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    Unread 09-19-2012, 05:00 PM
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    Re: What is your preferred scope reticle calibration?

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    Machinist by trade, MOA comes natural!
    ............along with sine and co-sine, tangent and co-tangent. Thank goodness for Machinery's Handbook and the wonderful tables contained therein. They made it easy to stack the appropriate dimension in gage blocks....

    Jeff..... spinning wrenches today has become more of a computer technician than a mechanic. First thing our guys do is plug in a laptop to the data port and offload error codes which go to the engine manufacturer who then, in turn determines the issue and instructs the technician what to replace or what repairs are needed, at least on heavy trucks.

    Interesting how computers have invaced every aspect of our lives.....
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    Re: What is your preferred scope reticle calibration?

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    Mils for both. Use it for arty and the math is easier.
    I am a old retired 13B myself MILDOT FOR ME!!
    Easy for ranging also I taught my kids to use mills
    Now my eyes are going out and I cant read my Mildot Master
    I treated myself to a Burris Eliminator and love it.
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