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## What does 20 MOA slope mean?

Minute of Angle
M.O.A. stands for Minute of Angle. 20 M.O.A. or Minutes of Angle is equal to 1/3 of one degree.

How many degrees is 20moa?

20 MOA is 1/3 degree.

There are a few differences between the MRAD and MOA, but at the end of the line they do not have great advantage over the other. MRAD is somewhat easier to communicate with others. If you think in yards / inches then it is easier to deal with MOA. If you measure in meters / centimetres then you better choose MRAD.

### What is the difference between 0 MOA and 20 MOA?

A 0MOA base is considered flat, or level with the bore of the gun. A 20MOA base is canted down in the front toward the barrel. By canting the base down in the front, this is what allows for more usable elevation adjustment in the scope. They feel it makes more sense to them if the scope is pointed up.

What is a 40 MOA rail?

0 MOA – if shooting 0-500 yards. 20 MOA – if shooting 500-1000 yards. 30 MOA – if shooting 1000-1500 yards. 40 MOA – if shooting 1500+ yards.

Does military use MOA or MRAD?

Those that prefer the metric system will find MRAD calculations easier, while if you use the imperial system, an MOA scope is ideal. Even though the two styles are very close in accuracy, the wide majority of shooters prefer MRAD due to the fact that it’s standardized in the military.

## Is MOA easier than MIL?

MOA stands for “minute of angle.” A minute of angle is also a measurement of an angle within a circle, just as milliradians are. However, they differ in size, with mils being the larger of the two. Minutes of angle are a bit easier to understand than mils, though.

What’s the difference between 0 Moa and 20 MOA?

A 0MOA base is considered flat, or level with the bore of the gun. A 20MOA base is canted down in the front toward the barrel. By canting the base down in the front, this is what allows for more usable elevation adjustment in the scope.

How much Moa do I need for a 30mm scope?

Some older 1″ tubed scopes might only have 30 or 40 MOA of total range, so you wouldn’t want more than 15 or 20 MOA in that case. Most 30mm tubed scopes have adjustment ranges of 50-75 MOA, making a 20 MOA base a pretty safe bet. If you have any questions, as always, we’d be happy to make a recommendation.

### Do you need a 20 MOA base to shoot long range?

Many shooters who want to shoot long range automatically assume they need a 20MOA base, without fully understanding what the base does, or how it can affect their rifle and scope performance. The first piece to the puzzle is defining what “long range” is.

What does Moa stand for on a rifle?

Technically speaking, MOA stands for “Minute of Angle” – a measurement of angle equal to 1/60th of one degree. In practical terms, MOA refers to how much the scope base is tilted relative to the axis of the barrel. 0 MOA would be flat or parallel to the bore, while 20 MOA would tilt the scope down towards the barrel exactly 1/3 of a degree.