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Topic: MOA/MOA question
Posted By: ba_50
Subject: MOA/MOA question
Date Posted: March/12/2013 at 17:11
Is there a mil-dot reticle converted to MOA measurements? Thanks. 



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Posted By: supertool73
Date Posted: March/12/2013 at 17:48
It would not be called a mildot, but Nightforce has MOA reticles, and I believe Vortex Viper PST does as well.  

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Posted By: billyburl2
Date Posted: March/12/2013 at 20:01
So does Schmidt Bender, USO, and Premier Reticles.

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Posted By: ba_50
Date Posted: March/13/2013 at 15:05
Apparently a MOA-dot isn't doable? It makes sense in low light conditions. 


Posted By: sscoyote
Date Posted: April/11/2013 at 13:11

There are actually a number of mil optics thet can be applied as MOA reticles. If the mil unit is setup to subtend at 10x correctly in a second focal plane optic that goes to at least 17x, it can be done by adjusting the power up until the mil-unit becomes 2.0 MOA [17x in this case].

a 6-24 set up for 12x the optic would be have to be set to ~20.5x

etc...

Remember reticle subtension is ~inversely proportional to magnification in SFP optic.
 
Actually i see now that you're trying to use it at a lower power...where the inversely proportional concept still holds true. So if the mil is setup for 10x at 4.9x it becomes 7 MOA, etc.


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