Rifle Scopes  HOW MANY CLICKS?

1J04

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    Probably another version of a question that's been asked a million times, but this one's mine
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    Gotta scope with 1/4" clicks at 100yds. Sighted in at 200yds. I'm right at 20" low at 400yds. How many clicks so I can hold dead on with my duplex reticle? And why if ya don't mind. What's the science?
     

    sobrbiker883

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    Re: HOW MANY CLICKS?

    1 click = .25" at 100, .5" at 200, .75" at 300, etc (.25" times each 100 yd increment), so at 400 its 1" per click, so you need 20 clicks up.

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    1J04

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    Re: HOW MANY CLICKS?

    Right On !! Now that's instant gratification. Thanks a million.
     

    phillietimothy

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    Re: HOW MANY CLICKS?

    You might find it useful to think in terms of MOA. If you are 20 inches low at 400 yards, you need to come up 5 MOA. Since your scope adjusts in 1/4 increments, you will need to come up 5 MOA or 20 clicks. It is simpler to think in MOA, I hope this helps.

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    buffybuster

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    Re: HOW MANY CLICKS?

    Don't count "clicks". Think in either MOA or Mils, depending on what your adjustments and reticle subtend.

    If you ever shoot with a partner, it's much easier to call corrections in MOA or Mils.