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BDC vs MRAD Reticles for General Purpose Rifles

In Marksman Live session 002, I talked with Ilya Koshkin (the Dark Lord of Optics) and Jeff Gurwitch. I’ve interviewed both of these gentlemen before on various topics, Ilya here, and Jeff Gurwitch here and here.

Being a livestream, we of course wandered around the topic a bit, but the focus was comparing BDC (bullet drop compensating) reticles against MRAD-based reticles, particularly with general purpose rifles equipped with low power variable optics.

While we all know there is nuance to the topic, for the purposes of debate Jeff took the side of BDC and Ilya argued for MRAD. Enjoy the session, and don’t forget to subscribe to each of their respective YouTube channels.

Ilya at the Dark Lord of Optics

Jeff at Modern Tactical Shooting

And don’t forget to subscribe to the Everyday Marksman channel while you’re at it! Check back on Wednesdays for new videos, streams, and interviews.

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Matt is the primary author and owner of The Everyday Marksman. He's a former military officer turned professional tech sector trainer. He's a lifelong learner, passionate outdoorsman, and steadfast supporter of firearms culture.

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I would like to introduce myself, my name is Mike, I am a former Marine and am passion about internal ballistics, I am a handloader and shoot regular, matt I have enjoyed your writing on barrels and look forward to hearing more from you and getting involved with the discussions.

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