Varmint Hunters Reticle question

Discussion in 'Up To .375' started by ZDresner, Aug 4, 2016.

  1. ZDresner

    ZDresner New Member

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    South Africa
    Hello All,
    I have a question to put forward to you guys with way more experience than I.
    I have recently upgraded my rifle scope on my Tikka T3 African Hunter 30-06 Limited Edition. I have put a Leupold 4.5 - 14 x 40 ( no CDS ) on with the Varmint Hunters Reticle. My question is :

    There are 2 size triangle settings for use when using the longer distance hold over points. Leupold has a few graphs to guide you on which triangle to use, but I cannot find anything that is close to my ammo. The ammo I am using is Federal Premium 180gn Trophy Bonded Tip, about 2700 fps at the muzzle. I am guessing the smaller triangle !!! Would I be wrong ? I do realise the 200 yard, 300 yard, 400 yard will not be exact, but I do want to know ( time for the range ) what the distances will be for mora accurate hunting. I will convert/ set up in metres as we use Metric system.
    THANKING ALL WHO ANSWER IN ADVANCE. REALLY APPRECIATED.
     

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