Ranging with a mildot reticle (practice)

Discussion in 'Firearms' started by Tango3, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    Got a FEW HOURS?: Long range shooting simulator demo: Long Range Shooting Simulation Demo estimate range with the "mil-dots"( 72" tall target: 2metersx1000)/ mils= yards, check the shooting card; adj elevation/drag the cross hairs( dope for wind!)click the trigger..hours of fun! maybe worth buying full version.:) enjoy. screen opens; "enter"; stage "a" make sure the range card has "yards" in red text to use: ( 2000/ mils=range in yards) ( click in the "elev mil" box then up/down arrow for elevation adjustment; windage box and right /left arrows for windage adjust or just hold "off.") After a hit your actual yardage shows up in 'results"and the hit shows up on the little target!
    Capt. Tyree and Opinionated like this.
  2. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    The dots are used to measure something of known size. Varmint hunters know the "dimensions" of whatever they are hunting. If its height is 40" and it measures 2.5 mils the range is simple; the trick is knowing the 40".

  3. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    Thanks; I learned quite a bit from playing with the "simulator" got pretty good estimating the tenths of a mil with the practice.
  4. munchie3409

    munchie3409 Monkey+

    I prefer hash marks over old school mil dots. The hash marks are more precise and you can see the target much better.
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