New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - Nikon BDC drop chart and 270 WSM
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

Check GunBroker.com for SWFA's No Reserve and No Minimum bid firearm auctions.

Nikon BDC drop chart and 270 WSM

 Post Reply Post Reply   Topic Search Topic Search  Topic Options Topic Options
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/05/2008 at 10:28
Lawnfella View Drop Down
Optics Apprentice
Optics Apprentice


Joined: February/02/2008
Status: Offline
Points: 67
I've been trying to find a drop chart posted for the BDC reticle. I'm contemplating on buying a 3x12 42 w/ BDC for my 270 WSM. I'm wondering where my point of impact will be in relation with the circles on the BDC w/ this caliber. This gun is an extremely flat shooter and I'm kind of thinking I may need to go with the Nikoplex instead and just sight in about 2 in high at 100 yards and go from there. Any info will be appreciated. Thanks
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/05/2008 at 11:03
Bigdaddy0381 View Drop Down
Optics God
Optics God
Avatar
Georgia peach

Joined: February/27/2007
Location: Georgia
Status: Offline
Points: 12036

With the BDC it works best with a bullet traveling around 3000 FPS.

 

I have one on a 300 win mag and it is right on. I love it.

 

 From me looking at the ballistics of the 270 wsm with a 140 gr BT I think it would work out nice for you. And a 500yard shot would be rather easy with it.

 

Do a search for the BDC under the search function and there is a scamatic of the BDC drawn out to scale of drop.

 

I feel it would work nicely for the gun your useing it for.

 
 
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/05/2008 at 17:01
cheaptrick View Drop Down
MODERATOR
MODERATOR
Avatar

Joined: September/27/2004
Location: Grassy knoll...
Status: Offline
Points: 16950
You can "split the circles" to aquire your POA and POI.
 
My .308 below was about 3" high holding on the second circle @ 300 yards. Split the circle and shot a decent 3 shot group at 300 yards.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/11/2008 at 08:34
Bigdaddy0381 View Drop Down
Optics God
Optics God
Avatar
Georgia peach

Joined: February/27/2007
Location: Georgia
Status: Offline
Points: 12036

any up date on if lawnfella went with one or not?

 



Edited by Bigdaddy0381 - February/11/2008 at 08:34
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/11/2008 at 09:20
trigger29 View Drop Down
Optics Master Extraordinaire
Optics Master Extraordinaire
Avatar
X = 180 Y = 90 (X+Pyro)+(Y-Pyro) = ?

Joined: September/29/2007
Location: South Dakota
Status: Offline
Points: 4114
I have never dealt with the nikon, but I turn the magnification ring on my Zeiss Rapid-z scope to make the appropriate marks hit where they are supposed to. The rapid-z 800 is ideal for a .270 wsm. Good luck with your new scope
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/11/2008 at 17:20
Lawnfella View Drop Down
Optics Apprentice
Optics Apprentice


Joined: February/02/2008
Status: Offline
Points: 67
I've compared the Nikon 3x12 42 SF to the Zeiss Conquest 3.5x10 44 about 50 times and I believe I've decided on the Conquest with the Z Plex reticle. I just love the reticle too much. I still might buy a Nikon with BDC in the future for a 30-06 that I have. I think the Zeiss will do the 270 WSM just fine!
 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Similar Threads: "Nikon BDC drop chart and 270 WSM"
Subject Author Forum Replies Last Post
270 WSM -vs- 270 WTHBY SSvalhalla Firearms 67
270 wsm vs 270 bee mtank Firearms 7
270 wsm tx_rockman Rifle Scopes 4
270 wsm what ammo? dezmick Reloading & Ballistics 9
Scope for Tikka T3 Lite 270 WSM newbee Rifle Scopes 28
Kimber 270 WSM JF4545 Firearms 52
Rem 700 B&C 270 WSM scope choices farmboykjb5.9 Rifle Scopes 13
Scope for a 270 WSM VAhuntr Rifle Scopes 7 1/13/2005 5:29:02 AM
creating Drop chart Charlie-bolted Reloading & Ballistics 11
New 270 WSM which brand? dezmick Firearms 8


This page was generated in 0.328 seconds.