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Scopes with good BDC features

Discussion in 'Long Gun Accessories and Optics' started by D.B. Cooper, Aug 12, 2019.

  1. D.B. Cooper

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    I used my bdc Nikon 3x to collect this coyote from 400yds.
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    I'll admit, it was his unlucky day, yet the facts remain....the bdc worked.
    All my cf rifle scopes are bdc now.
     
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    Nice shot! I've been thinking about getting into predator hunting up here, but it pretty much requires a snowmachine as it seems to be a primarily winter activity, but I digress.
     
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    It works, but it doesn't show an image of my reticle and the actual yardage and that different aimpoints, as bl87's post illustrates.
     
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    Gotcha, was wondering if it was an older version that wouldn't show it or have updated reticles.
     
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    I don't know how computer savvy you are, but the other option I was going to suggest was using an Android emulator and running Strelok in the emulator in your computer. The apk file isn't hard to find if you look around online.
     
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    Being very computer savvy, I'd recommend finding an old "off service" cell phone and using it for "apps" instead of messing around with Android emulators -- used them out of necessity back in the Android 2.2 days when I was being paid to write software, but it quickly became apparent that buying me a real phone to use was far cheaper than the time I was wasting messing around with emulation.

    You can thy this in Chrome web browser to run a single app as if it were running on a Chromebook:
    https://www.androidguys.com/tips-tools/run-android-apps-chrome/

    I've never tried it.
     
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    The problem with that is Apple drops supports for those phone, so you can't update those devices to the newest iOS; that means you can't download/run new apps, and, if you update your apps, they stop working. I have two older i devices, and neither of them can do anything other than play media and take photos-most of the apps are dead.

    And I'm not buying a new iPhone/iPod/iPad/Android directly because of that; they're just planned obsolescence machines.
     
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    Not to mention $200k even in 1971 dollars doesn’t last forever...:)
     
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    I6’s can be bought for a hundred bucks around here. No need to update the iOS if all you’re doing is using it as a ballistic calculator. I still use an i6 for my office line, works fine, runs StrelokPro fine. WiFi E-readers/tablets are also readily available at low costs. I have an IPad Air2 which I use as an e-reader, and portable movie player when flying, it runs StrelokPro fine. I paid $120 shipped for it.

    Hornady.com and use the 4DoF calculator for free is the best option if you refuse other mobile options.
     
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    FFP bdc wont change with magnification second focal plane bdc will be accurate to what ever magnification it was sighted in at.
     
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