Is this a Sub-Moa group?

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by buckbrush, Dec 17, 2008.

  1. buckbrush

    buckbrush Well-Known Member

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    I finally was able to shoot beyond 100 yards. I set up some paper at 300 yards and fired a 3 shot group with the best performing 100 yard load.

    This is a 7mm Rem. Mag.

    The group measured 1.824"

    Is this decent? Is this a sub-MOA group? From what I understand anything under 3" at 300 yards is sub-MOA or am I mistaken?

    Thanks for any help.
     
  2. 115vld

    115vld Well-Known Member

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    Yes that is a sub MOA group. And yes you are correct about 3'' being one MOA @ 300, same as 4'' @ 400, 5" @ 500 etc..
     

  3. buckbrush

    buckbrush Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the reply.

    Is this decent grouping?
     
  4. long450

    long450 Well-Known Member

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    While it would not win any benchrest matches, I would say it was decent grouping.
     
  5. 115vld

    115vld Well-Known Member

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    yes that is very acceptable for a factory rifle and factory ammo. Just ask yourself, will it kill what I am shooting at? That should tell you a lot right there.

    Chase
     
  6. edenfies

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    That is 0.58 MOA @ 300 yds, I would be happy with that.
     
  7. Uncle Z

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    That is very acceptable in my opinion. Great shooting.
     
  8. Wlfdg

    Wlfdg Well-Known Member

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    Buckbrush, What kind of rifle,scope and ammo are you using?
     
  9. Limbic

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    I'd say that was real good shooting. Even with handloads I'd still say that's pretty strong
     
  10. Eaglet

    Eaglet Well-Known Member

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    As stated above, yes, it's a submoa group. Now, if you wan to know exactly what the number is in MOA, you do the following:

    1.824"/ 1.047 / 3 = 0.581 moa as some one else posted.

    Very acceptable indeed for long range shooting if the rifle is capable with the shooter of the kind of consistency.
     
  11. royinidaho

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    Yup, What Uncle Z said.

    Hey Uncle Z, where you been hidin'? Welcome aboard come on in the water is nice but the snow is cold.:)
     
  12. buckbrush

    buckbrush Well-Known Member

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    Nothing fancy. 110 Savage action, heavy varmint Shilen barrel, 26" long 1:9 twist. Berger VLD 168's, Rifle Basics trigger, B&C Duramax, Leupold VX-II 6-18 with target knobs. Winchester brass, Federal GM215's and H-1000. Bullet is 0.010" off the lands. Really happy with this gun so far considering what I have into it.

    Thanks.
     
  13. Wlfdg

    Wlfdg Well-Known Member

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    Not too fancy :rolleyes:
     
  14. buckbrush

    buckbrush Well-Known Member

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    I guess it depends on what you are comparing to. I was compaing to some of the setups I've seen with high end Nightforces, McMillan stocks, etc. etc. The only new part I stuck on the gun was the barrel. :D The gun is WAY fancy by my terms.

    Thanks.