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Old 9th November 2013, 03:44 PM
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Originally Posted by rich View Post
The difference between theory and practice.

In theory you may need one negative click at 25 yards but what does that equate to? If one click is a sixth of an inch (near enough) at 100 yards, it's a trwenty fourth part of an inch at 25 yards. That is about 1 millimetre.

In practice, you don't need to worry about it.
I had pursued a similar thought process myself Rich, and come to a similar conclusion. And it is not the '0' or -1 ~ -3 adjustments which concerned me; it was the differentiation at the extremes of the ranges.
Given that a number of targets in any comp will be at, or near in practical terms, the extreme far range (48-55yds) and that these are the ones I am less likely to hit the difference of 10 or so clicks, up to 25mm, could be crucial.
If I'm 25mm off-centre on a 40mm KZ, it will/may go down.
If I'm 25mm off-centre + 25mm adrift due to incorrect clicks, on a 40mm KZ, it will/may not only not go down, I'll consider myself lucky if I hit the silhouette.

It's really the necessity to reduce the likelihood of those diminishing returns.
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