angle Gizmo

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by elkstalker300, Nov 15, 2008.

  1. elkstalker300

    elkstalker300 Well-Known Member

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    Fixing to order one of those angle gizmo's from sniper tools, question is without using a PDA do I want the co-sine one or the angle one? As I understand it with the co-sine one you range the target then multiply the range by the co-sine number correct???????
     
  2. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

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    Correct. Its important to multiply by the cosine at the proper place in the calculation.

    The better place is not cos X laser distance.

    There are a couple of terms that are used for this and of course I don't remember either of them.

    This was a hot topic a couple of years ago.
     

  3. WWB

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    Multiply the cosine number to your hold.

    Distance to target is 600 yards and the hold is 10 moa.

    If you are aiming up or down at a 45 degree angle, the cosine number displayed is .70.

    .7 X 10 moa = 7 moa
     
  4. royinidaho

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    Yep, that's what I was taught. I programed my pda spread sheet that way so as not to have to remember it. I was successful. I didn't remember it.:rolleyes: