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Scope reticle question





LvEp3

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#1
With the reticle shown in the picture is t-the following statement true?

If each tick Mark is 2” moa from center at 16x then at 8x it is 1” and 4x .5”

This info is from a 4-16x44 viper hst

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buckmeister2

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#2
You have it backwards. If the tick is 2" at 16x, it will be 4" at 8x, etc. To understand, picture a target at 100 yards, looking through your scope. Starting at 4X, look at how much of the target is covered by the distance between the marks. Then, crank it up to 16X...you will now see a much smaller space on the target covered between the marks.
 

MAC702

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#3
...If each tick Mark is 2” moa from center at 16x then at 8x it is 1” and 4x .5”...
Agreed. You have it backward. As you decrease magnification, the tick marks will have more of the target between each.

Also, note that this is for straight length measuring along the target face, so it's just 2 inches, not 2" MOA.