A little MOA help

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by drt4lfe, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. drt4lfe

    drt4lfe Active Member

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    I have an AR30 338 Lapua with a Weaver 5 x 20 front focal plane mil-dot scope...and my brain has went dead....I am zereod at 600....how many clicks elevation to 1000...scope is .25 MOA per click......ammo is HSM 300 grain BTHP...a close estimate would be fine....Thanks in advance
     
  2. Ridge Runner

    Ridge Runner Well-Known Member

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    to answer this we need more info
    MV
    what bullet
    height of scope center to center above barrel
    using the data for black hills ammo with a 300 gr smk at 2800 fps, scope height of 2.1" at 59 degrees a BP of 29.92 sighted dead on at 600 I come up with 14 MOA (56 clicks) to make 1K
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  3. Bravo 4

    Bravo 4 Well-Known Member

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    Google JBM Ballistics and you can answer that question yourself.
     
  4. paphil

    paphil Well-Known Member

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    I get about 10 and 1/2 minutes - 42 clicks