minute of arc

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minute of arc

(arc minute; arc min) See arc second.
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Windage travel adjustment is of [+ or -] 60 minute of angle while elevation is of +90 to--30 minute of angle.
In June of 20121 bought the second Creedmoor Sports Model 1941 shipped and found it to be a perfectly fine replica sniper rifle capable of about 1-1/2 minute of angle groups.
Minute of angle groups at 100-200300 yards, and beyond, were achieved with barrels well under a foot long.
I found the minute of angle and squeezed the trigger.
The click adjustments are one-eighth minute of angle, which is half the distance found on current plastic sights.
They feature 1/8 minute of angle click adjustment dials, side focus parallax adjustment, 30mm tubes, and multicoated lenses.
I was really excited to try it on some of my better rifles capable of extreme accuracy capable of 1/4 to 1/2 minute of angle precision and it functioned without a hitch.
Because my repro Model 40 easily groups minute of angle (MOA) I've fitted it with a new Weaver 3-15X tactical scope with precise 1/8-MOA click adjustments.
It shot better than minute of angle with two rounds, a hndload and the humble Federal Classic 100-grain deer load.
In my tests, Rock River, Stag, S&W and Remington ARs shot into a minute of angle more often than not.
Modem rifles and factory ammo have spoiled us to the point where minute of angle no longer seems acceptable.