What Distance Qualifies as "Long Range"?

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Re: What Distance Qualifies as "Long Range"?

Postby Beiruty » Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:56 am

The Annoyed Man wrote:
Beiruty wrote:Hornady Solution for same bullet at 2713 fps with standard atmo

Your Gyro value is off. The barrel twist is 1:10, not 1:7. You might get a different value if you plug in the right twist rate.

Twist rate at 1:10 only changed

1) spin drift from 1.4 MOA to 1.0 MOA at 1000 yards
2) Aero Jump from 0.6MOA to 0.42 at all ranges. So, all Ups are +0.18 MOA for all values in above table
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Re: What Distance Qualifies as "Long Range"?

Postby C-dub » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:59 am

I suppose what qualifies as long range could vary depending on caliber and firearm being used. I would like to think my 400 yard shots out at Top Gun would qualify, but I know better. I was thinking that long range was really something like 800+ yards like what Bitter Clinger posted.

So, I guess this qualifies as long range no matter what the criteria.
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