What is a BDC 600 reticle?

What is a BDC 600 reticle?

Developed specifically for the trajectory of the . 223 Rem/5.56 NATO round with 55-grain polymer tip bullet, the BDC 600 reticle offers shooters unique open circle aiming points and has marks from 100 to 600 yards.

What is a BDC optic?

BDC stands for bullet drop compensator, and the reticle is the crosshairs in your scope. The reticle pattern predicts how much a bullet will drop at a given range.

What is a BDC target hold?

BDC reticles allow you to hold one of their many sub-reticles right where you want your bullets to land IF you know the precise distance to the target (laser rangefinders handle this) and which sub-reticle corresponds to that distance.

What does BDC stand for on a scope?

Bullet drop
Bullet drop compensation scopes use a specific reticle pattern to indicate how far bullets drop over a given distance. When we look through a scope, the reticle has multiple aiming points that are stacked under the main crosshair. We can even say that a BDC reticle is like multiple reticles inside the main reticle.

What does BDC mean on a scope?

What does dead hold BDC mean on a scope?

The Dead-Hold® BDC reticle allows you to range using the hashmarks on the horizontal crosshair. As when using the reticle for bullet drop and wind drift compensation, the magnification must be set at the highest magnification (18x for a 6–24×50 model).

How far can a 3x scope See?

A target viewed through a 3× magnification scope will appear to be three times closer than its actual distance – targets at 300 yards will appear as if they were 100 yards away.

What does a 3-9×40 scope mean?

In a 3-9×40 scope, the 3 means three power, or 3x. This means that the image you see through the scope appears three times (3x) closer than it does with your naked eye. The 9 means nine power, or nine times (9x) closer than it appears with your naked eye. The forty (40) is the objective lens diameter in millimeters.