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Old 3rd July 2016, 03:45 PM
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Hi all, looking at pros and cons of using large top turret marked with yards vs standard turret and a click chart.
Setting up Ev2 with Falcon T50,
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Old 4th July 2016, 08:53 AM
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The obvious benefit with a large top turret is the reduction in time (range, turn dial vs range, look at chart, then turn dial). It takes a lot more effort to setup though, you have to print out the tape, then adhere it to the turret and make sure it's 'water resistant'. It does add weight to your rig (but shouldn't be a concern on a PCP)

The click chart allows for easy adjustments, but ideally your trajectory doesn't change often! The click chart can be easily lost/forgotten/stolen? Some tape it to their stocks, but then it can then be awkward to look at.

I personally prefer an oversized turret. While Chairgun does have a feature to print one out, I really like the Scope Knob software: http://www.compufoil.com/product_sk.shtml because there's lots of customizable features that improve my ability to read the turret. If you do get it, be wary of who you tell though or you'll keep getting requests to make them one
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Cheers pirrellip
Thanks for that only looking for some views, thought it be might be best while setting up to go one way or the other and stick with it,
Having only used holdover/ under, it's good to hear what others think,
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I use a chart because if i see a change I can just change that. But I have lost my numbers before. I've also misread them (and the turret).

See what suits you. Some just remember their numbers, and it's not that hard to do as you may think.
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Thanks will give it a go with clicks and chart and see how it goes,
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Click chart when starting out. You may find a different pellet batch may change POI, you may decide your rig is better at a different muzzle velocity, and you will probably find you have different POIs in hot/cold weather.

After a few shoots you'll find you remember clicks for 90% of the ranges without really trying. The only danger there is forgetting you've changed them!
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Cheers Adam, that's what I will do then, learn my clicks,
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I am also a 'newbie', but I have found that putting the number of clicks on the side wheel is a good way to do it, with no need for new turret. I was marking yards on the side wheel, then consulting a click chart but I find once you're in a nice comfy sitting position, having to look at a click chart is a bit awkward.

If i need to alter the writing on my side wheel I just put new (yellow) electrical tape over the old. You can still see through it to where the markings are, but write any new information onto the top layer.
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me and my lad have just started ft , both using t50's . I did think of using the big turret and marking it for him just for ease of use but on the plinking range on sunday it was very very hot and had to adjust clicks by 4 so the marked turret was way out , but with the chart I could just add 4 clicks , hope that makes sence
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Looks like clicks and charts are more versatile, I'm sure large turrets have there place, got to get the basics
right first, good to see the interest thanks all
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