maybe a stupid question

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by rdeh, Jun 16, 2006.

  1. rdeh

    rdeh Member

    Jan 21, 2006
    OK... if my scope has 1/4 min adjustment at 100yd what value would that be at 200, 300, 400 etc?
  2. Fiftydriver

    Fiftydriver <strong>Official LRH Sponsor</strong>

    Jun 12, 2004
    A 1/4 min adjustment at 100 yards is also a 1/4 min adjustment at 200, 300, 400 and everything else down range.

    If your asking what that value in Inches would be then its a different story. Basically 1 minute of angle at 100 yards is something like 1.047".

    1/4 min at 100 yards would 0.262" but thats getting pretty finite. Most simply figure 1/4 min is roughly 1/4" at 100 yards.

    As the range increases so does the "inch" value of a minute of angle in multipuls of the range you are increasing by.

    For example, 1/4 min at 100 yards is roughly 1/4".

    1/4 min at 200 yards is roughly 1/2"

    1/4 min at 300 yards is roughly 3/4"

    1/4 min at 400 yards is roughly 1"

    Now remember this is a rough estimate but close enough for most work. At extreme range it can make a larger difference. It simplifies things much more just to convert to MOAs then to try to figure exact "inches" of adjustment at longer ranges.

    Kirby Allen(50)

  3. Chrismadrid

    Chrismadrid Well-Known Member

    May 28, 2005
    Not to be obtuse. Are you sure it's 1/4min? - Loads of scopes are in fact not a true 1/4min but in fact 1/4inch at 100 yards.