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Old 06-11-2019, 5:25 PM
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Default 1 M.O.A versus 1 MIL at 1000 yards?

I was just taught by a super sniper that 1 MIL is no longer 3.5 times larger than 1 MOA at 1000 yards.
When did the measurement system change as this guy is the end all know all of all things sniper/tactical?
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Standard or NATO mil?

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A Radian is the angle made by taking the radius of a circle and wrapping it along the circle's edge. Therefore 1 Radian is equal to (180/π) degrees. A standard milliradian is 1/1000 of this value. A NATO Mil, however, is 1/6400 of a circle
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Interesting, I've never heard of NATO mils until now.
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What's the mil:moa ratio at 999 yards?
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For my creedmoor it's 26.7 moa vs 7.8 mil for 1k yards
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Yeah your results mimick mine but according to this god of all things tactical the two are almost identical.
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Standard or NATO mil?

Definition:

A Radian is the angle made by taking the radius of a circle and wrapping it along the circle's edge. Therefore 1 Radian is equal to (180/π) degrees. A standard milliradian is 1/1000 of this value. A NATO Mil, however, is 1/6400 of a circle
Don't forget Warsaw Pact mils.
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I was just taught by a super sniper that 1 MIL is no longer 3.5 times larger than 1 MOA at 1000 yards.
When did the measurement system change as this guy is the end all know all of all things sniper/tactical?
This guy must be a Calguns member
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Old 06-13-2019, 5:29 AM
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Know he has his own website.
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Technically moa is more precise with .25 clicks which is why you have to dial more where .1 mil you dial less ( smaller numbers). They both work great, it's just personal preference. If you shoot PRS matches for example then you might want to go mils as everyone else is generally using mils and it makes it easier to communicate.
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Technically moa is more precise with .25 clicks
Hmmm......" technically" more precise?
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Yeah lots of myths out there about giving corrections.
If someone gives me a correction of 3 moa I dial 3 moa regardless of the scopes magnification setting on a sfp scope.
My scopes use 1/8 moa turrets not 1/4 and 24 clicks at 12 power is the same as 24 clicks at 36 power.
If your spotter knows what they are doing no issues.
If you have to rely on someone other than your own spotter good luck as most don't know where you hit but will still make a call.
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I was just taught by a super sniper that 1 MIL is no longer 3.5 times larger than 1 MOA at 1000 yards.
When did the measurement system change as this guy is the end all know all of all things sniper/tactical?
If this guy is the end all know all of all things sniper/tactical, why didn’t you ask him?
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If this guy is the end all know all of all things sniper/tactical, why didn’t you ask him?
I just spit up my coffee. Thanks!
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He wouldn't allow me to.
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