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    Scope height vs MOA adjustment

    Hi humans,

    I have a Vortex Viper HS 4x16 scope and currently have it sitting in two piece low optilocks on my Tikka.

    I currently only have 23 MOA available for elevation of the possible 50 MOA the scope travels. Scope is currently at 1.68 inches (chamber centre to scope centre)

    So if I was to go with lower rings (one piece Optilocks) would that give me more or less adjustment? My brain tells me less but I have no idea really.

    Any thoughts?

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    If you go with lower level mounts (ie the same angle as the current ones) you will only gain the height difference of the rings, so sweet FA!
    If you put on a 20 moa rail you will gain 20 moa adjustment
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    Is the scope 25mm or 30mm, I have lots of inserts, can send you some.
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    Speed up your projectile

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    Quote Originally Posted by ebf View Post
    Burris signature zee rings

    Is the scope 25mm or 30mm, I have lots of inserts, can send you some.
    30mm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neckshot View Post
    Speed up your projectile

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    Yeah, im just feeling my way into reloading bro, running a pretty mild load.

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    I guess my concern was if i get lower rings, same angle will I lose elevation or gain. Even if its two clicks Not that that would matter too much.

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    You would gain elevation, so if you lowered the scope by a quarter inch you would gain 1 click at 100 yards, half a click at 200 and so on.
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    Cheers, the principal was what i was after.

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    Just get a 20moa rail will be perfect.

    What calibre are you using anyway? 22moa gets ya a fair way out

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    .270, yeah the 23 moa i have is ample before the balls drop

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neckshot View Post
    Speed up your projectile

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    HAHA yeah "Get closer"

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    Or walk 20 moa closer

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    Lippy feckers!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PerazziSC3 View Post
    Just get a 20moa rail will be perfect.

    What calibre are you using anyway? 22moa gets ya a fair way out
    Thats what i was thinking, how far are you planning on shooting?

 

 

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