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windage

[′win·dij]
(mechanics)
The deflection of a bullet or other projectile due to wind.
The correction made for such deflection.
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ADJUSTMENT CLICKS 0.25 MOA ELEVATION RANGE 60 MOA WINDAGE RANGE 60 MOA LENGTH 14 in.
However, a larger maintube usually allows more elevation and windage travel than a scope with a 1-inch maintube.
The elevation and windage turrets are lockable in any position, further supporting rugged and tactical use.
Regarding the article on the Leica Magnus scope in the March/April issue, the author does have a legitimate gripe for American shooters in that the windage and elevation turrets going the wrong direction is annoying.
It's a breeze to set up, and windage and elevation can be adjusted independently.
Kit contains A-1 Sight Drum Pin, A-2 Windage Knob pin, bolt catch pin, bolt catch spring, bolt gas rings, buffer retainer spring, CAR buffer spring STD buffer spring, ejection port cover spring, ejector retainer pin, firing pin retainer pin, flash suppressor lock washer, forward assist pin, forward assist spring, sling swivel rivet, front sight detent spring, gas tube pin, hammer spring, mag catch spring, trigger spring, trigger guard pin, spring, pivot pin spring, takedown pin spring, sn pistol grip star washer & pistol grip screw.
Shockproof, waterproof and fogproof, these scopes are built on rugged 30mm tubes with 0.25MOA adjustments for windage and elevation.
This is accomplished by turning the elevation and windage adjustments all the way to the bottom and come back in the opposite direction to the top, counting the number of clicks.
I think I'll return to the sport of hunting without the 1,000-yard rifle, rangefinder and windage computer.
The total motor power loss SAP is defined as the sum of the stator copper loss ([[DELTA]P.sub.Cus]), the stator stray load loss ([[DELTA]P.sub.dods]), the core loss ([[DELTA]P.sub.Fe]), the friction and windage loss ([[DELTA]P.sub.m]), the rotor copper loss ([[DELTA]P.sub.Cur]) and the rotor stray load loss ([[DELTA]P.sub.dodr]).
Most interesting is that I have the same problem with the sights and have learned to use Kentucky windage as well because my gun shoots low and left, too.
Precise windage and elevation adjustments are matched to the bow's yardage pin for any distance.