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Old December 29, 2013, 10:05 AM   #52
Bart B.
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tobnpr, there's several ways to define the accuracy of a rifle as well as ways to determine it. One method is whatever ends up with the smallest numerical definition; i.e., smallest few-shot group fired. Another's at the other end of the measuring type spectrum; extreme spread of several dozen shots fired.

Either one could be observed in shooting 200 shots in a group. Three of them fired in succession may well be 1/4 MOA; that happens. Yet the extreme spread of all 200 is 2 MOA.
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