20 mil bases

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by Woody, Jan 17, 2006.

  1. Woody

    Woody New Member

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    Hi, What is the purpose of 20 MIL bases on long range rifles?
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  2. adam p

    adam p Member

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    They lower your point of impact 20 minutes. This give you more upward elevation adjustment of the reticle, allowing you to click your scope for further ranges.
     

  3. 4ked Horn

    4ked Horn Writers Guild

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    Bingo!
     
  4. green 788

    green 788 Well-Known Member

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    It's 20 MOA (minute of angle) FWIW.

    Dan