Anybody use a Leupold custom dial

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Robbin, Jun 22, 2009.

  1. Robbin

    Robbin Well-Known Member

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    Hi,
    Does anybody have any experience with a leupold custom dial? You have to provide BC, MV, cal and your zero range. I use a VH reticle and it works great to 600. I shot a 5 shot 5.5 inch group at 580 this weekend and that included a flyer. I/It can do better than that, but I only shot one group. The spray paint can was empty and I had one round left. Almost got a spray can at 580 with one shot, missed by 1.5 inches wide left. Elevation was perfect.

    I marked off 600 - 900 yards and the built in reticules of the varmint hunter end at 600. So I think I'm going to get a dial for out to 900. I won't deer hunt that far, not enough energy in a .270 But fun to shoot.

    Not bad for a 7 pound breach loader. I do have a harmonic balancer, and I can tell you they work...

    Next weekend is the FNAR 308's turn. Found a good load and bullet. I'll start at 400 and see how it goes. gun)
     
  2. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    I have one for my leupold MK4. I had it built for 308 win 168g GMM ammo 2650fps at 600ft above sea level 60f it worked dam good. I only shot it to 700yds but it was right on.

    I would do it again but not for my self maybe for my wife. I like dialing now it just took a lot time to get it right.
     

  3. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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  4. Robbin

    Robbin Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the link Len, I had never heard of the Kenton cap. I ordered the Leupold yesterday. But I've got 5 scopes so I think I'll get a Kenton next and decide which one I prefer. gun)
     
  5. Robbin

    Robbin Well-Known Member

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    I like dialing my BR rifle. But I've got 5 I shoot and only 2 are the same caliber. I end up taking a note book and trying to remember the right MOA corrections for each gun. Hopefully these dial were work a little better than my bad memory. :)
     
  6. jimmym40a2

    jimmym40a2 Well-Known Member

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    I have one on my 308 and it is spooky accurate to 1275 yards.
     
  7. MT300RUM

    MT300RUM Active Member

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    They work great just make sure you have found a load your gonna stick with,
     
  8. BIG MO

    BIG MO Well-Known Member

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    I have a mark 2 on my 300wsm. Called Leupold, gave them my data and $60. Received my elevation turrent 3 weeks ago and I have shot it several times from 300 to 1000yds. I was astounded. It is dead nuts from 300 to 1000. I want one on all my rifles.