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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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The one-inch tubes of old and new are aircraft-grade aluminum and of one-piece construction, which means the windage and elevation turret housing is an integral part of the tube.
Elevation adjustment was perfect, though, and the windage differentiation was consistent through this particular 32-click range.
T5Xi features include one-piece, oversized 30mm or 34mm tubes; five-times magnification zoom ranges; tapered magnification rings that are angled so power settings are visible while positioned behind the scope; low-profile knobs with audible click adjustments for windage, elevation, parallax, and reticle illumination; resettable turrets with hard stops at zero; Steiner's unique Never-Lost turret second rotation indicator in which the mil numbers on the scale change automatically after the first 120-click revolution to prevent the user from getting lost on the dial; and locking diopter setscrews.
Other features include a large, forward mounted, easy-to-adjust yardage dial with plenty of clearance room for quivers, included sight tapes, micro-adjust windage and second- and third-axis leveling.
Failing that, they either looked for other animals or used Kentucky windage to drop the bullet into the beast ("windage" in this instance meant elevation, too).
The sights are a military-style aperture, adjustable for windage and elevation.
The Elite 6500 tactical scopes feature a tactical matte finish that reduces glare and reflection while tactical-style turrets that have been added for easy finger-tip adjustable windage and elevation controls.
Its tool-less design, which allows for windage and elevation adjustments, features an absolute vertical dot alignment so that all aiming dots are on the same vertical plane.
Caldwell's new HAMMR Remote Release Pistol Accurizing Rest features a windage base and elevation adjustments and comes with custom grip inserts for 1911 pistols and S&W K-frame and Ruger single-action revolvers.
Other features to look for are tool-free locking knobs, a built-in level, micro-adjust windage and elevation, .
3 From NcStar, the AQPTLMG tactical green laser features all-aluminum construction, quick- release attachment via Weaver or Picatinny systems, a green laser, is fully adjustable for windage and elevation and uses a compact 1CR2w lithium battery.