20moa vs. 15 moa

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by jasonstewart, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. jasonstewart

    jasonstewart Well-Known Member

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    im new to the long range shooting and was trying to determine how much difference there would be at 1000 yds with a 15 moa versus a 20 moa. im not to good at math, so figuting it out on my own is kinda out of the question. thanks, jason
     
  2. MagMan

    MagMan Well-Known Member

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    I've changed my answer twice now and now you have me confused.

    I'm sticking with 52.35"
     
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  3. Kevin Cram

    Kevin Cram <b>SPONSOR</b>

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    1 moa is technically 1.047" @ 100 yards

    so 1 moa at 1000= 10.470"

    10.470 x 5 moa = 52.350"

    MagMan is absolutely correct.
     
  4. Michael Eichele

    Michael Eichele Well-Known Member

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    5 MOA even! :D
     
  5. MagMan

    MagMan Well-Known Member

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    At 100 or 1000?:D:D:D

    You laugh but I changed mine from 52.35" to 10.47" and back after I reread his question about 3 times.
     
  6. Michael Eichele

    Michael Eichele Well-Known Member

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    LOL!

    Doesnt matter what range! 20MOA minus 15MOA = 5MOA! :D
     
  7. Michael Eichele

    Michael Eichele Well-Known Member

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    In all seriousness, 5MOA at 1K = as posted already. 52.35" at 1K.

    Like you said, it depends on how you interperet the question.
     
  8. jasonstewart

    jasonstewart Well-Known Member

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    thanks yall for the fast response. regards, jason
     
  9. bbromgard

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    This might be a dumb question, what does MOA stand for and what does it mean? I think I have an idea , but it is not clear. BB
     
  10. Wisker45-70

    Wisker45-70 Active Member

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    Minute Of Angle
     
  11. Michael Eichele

    Michael Eichele Well-Known Member

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    In case you dont know, 1 MOA = 1/60th of 1 degree.
     
  12. bbromgard

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    Thank you for enlightening me. BB