# GUN Anyone here good at math? :o...or know scopes

Discussion in 'On Topic' started by WiLL, Dec 28, 2007.

1. ### WiLLActive Member

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There is probably a way to figure this out using math. Or even based on your experience.

Using a standard rifle scope (I know it varies) at 20x, how big will a quarter be in your view at 100 yards? How much of the view will it fill up?

2. ### GoatThat crack is really moreish

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Not sure how about big it would "appear", but how much of the view it will fill up depends on the field of view of the scope.

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it's still going to be hard to hold a quarter in the cross hairs at 20x. It's possible to do, but it's still going to be a verry small portion of the FOV. The quarter is basically 1 MOA at 100yds. so it's going to be pretty small. but yes it is visible and yes it is possible to hold the cross hairs on the quarter and shoot it with an accurate enough rifle.

4. ### spankaveliWell-Known Member

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What they said.

5. ### WiLLActive Member

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Just trying to win a debate.

My friend said at 20x @ 100yd, a quarter will be 25% of the diameter of the FOV. I say more like 5%.

6. ### spankaveliWell-Known Member

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depends on the fov

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used to shoot quarters at 200 yards with my RRA 24" varmint AR. just put them on the back of masking tape and draw a black dot with marker where the quarter is. makes it easier to see

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