How many clicks

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by Cajuncoonazz, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. Cajuncoonazz

    Cajuncoonazz Active Member

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    I have a z5 5-25BT with .25" clicks at 100. But with it being a BT scope i have to zero at 200yds. How many clicks equal 1" at 200 yds??
     
  2. 42769vette

    42769vette Well-Known Member

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    2 clicks equal 1/2 moa (1 inch) at 200 yards

    The Swarovski bt scope can be zeroed at any range you want it to be
     

  3. Cajuncoonazz

    Cajuncoonazz Active Member

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    Thanks i bought the custom turret and told them zero at 200. Thanks for the info
     
  4. JackinSD

    JackinSD Well-Known Member

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    I hope you were able to give them accurate ballistic information before you ordered the custom turret? Because, it doesn't sound like it so far.
     
  5. Cajuncoonazz

    Cajuncoonazz Active Member

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    I gave them my bullet info and they made one with te zero at 200
     
  6. rick523

    rick523 Well-Known Member

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    Let us know how that works out, I'm guessing not very well..

    Rick
     
  7. IdahoRedneck

    IdahoRedneck Well-Known Member

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    Cajun,

    What "bullet info" did ya give em....... It requires a good bit more info to have an accurate turret built than sayin im shootin a ".308 210vld" as an example.
     
  8. 42769vette

    42769vette Well-Known Member

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    The custom turret idea never made sense to me. Isnt it easier and cheaper to spend a coulpe hours on the range seeing what your bullet does threw your rifle, at your altitude, with your barrel length etc.

    I sure hope the custom turret works better for you than I think its going to. Espicially if you only gave them the bullet weight. Bullets fly alot diffrent from one design to the next even if the weight and diameter is the same
     
  9. Dr. Vette

    Dr. Vette Well-Known Member

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    I think the custom turrets make sense if you've done exactly what you mention and then send them the drop data, velocities, etc so that they can make the turret work exactly as you expect it to work.

    Using factory published data will get you in the ballpark but no guarantees after that.
     
  10. 42769vette

    42769vette Well-Known Member

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    Im defintally not saying they cant work because that would be dead wrong. Im just saying personally its easier and cheaper for me to shoot at a target 500 yards away and see what happens than it is to tell the company all my ballistics, or plug in my ballistics on some cellphone app.

    Its just diffrent schools of thought I guess
     
  11. Dr. Vette

    Dr. Vette Well-Known Member

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    I usually don't have time in the middle of a hunt to shoot something 500 yards away and see how close I am before I take the next shot on the animal. :D

    Once you have all the data, instead of a drop chart it takes less time to dial in your yardage and take a shot than to pay attention to how many MOA you dialed and hope you didn't lose count in the excitement or turn the turret the wrong way. I've seen both happen. The correctly configured turret cuts out 1 or 2 steps and saves time.
     
  12. 42769vette

    42769vette Well-Known Member

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    I always figure out where im going to hit before the hunt
     
  13. 8andbait

    8andbait Well-Known Member

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    This is supposed to be a joke right? Very expensive scope and not sure how to adjust at 200...I think this is supposed to be funny.

    gary
     
  14. JackinSD

    JackinSD Well-Known Member

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    You may be right. Or, it just goes to show that spending a fair amount of money doesn't make you any smarter.