By G&A Staff
With the advent of the scope came the desire to get the most out of it. This article explains options on how to better use each reticle. Each reticle choice will have its pluses and minuses depending on what you want from a reticle and how you intend to use it.
I’ll cover the Duplex, Mil-Dot, ballistic, Horus and TReMoR here.
DUPLEX: SIMPLE, BUT USEFUL
First up is the Duplex. This reticle has been used primarily with the crosshairs zeroed at 100 yards or 100 meters, while some prefer to zero the crosshair at 200 or 300 yards/meters. Most shooters tend to zero at 100 yards, so we’ll use that as our control.
PLUS & MINUS
+ Found on a lot of scopes
+ Most of the time in a capped turret,
we are not dialing
+ Low price
– Limited on range in comparison
– Holding for elevation and wind
It’s possible to use this reticle for range estimation (milling) and turn it into a ballistic reticle. To begin, we have …Read the Rest
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