Forums » Land & Armor Combat » DayZ Mod » Accurate Zeroing Using Mildots (AS50, M107, M24 and DMR) Active Topics You are not logged in. [Log In] [Register User]
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
Hop to:
#3609128 - 07/18/12 09:16 AM Accurate Zeroing Using Mildots (AS50, M107, M24 and DMR)
Snakeyes Offline
XBL: sSnakeyes
Senior Member

Registered: 10/21/99
Posts: 2905
Loc: Arizona, USA
_________________________
"A lie told often enough becomes the truth."
~Vladimir Lenin

Top
#3609216 - 07/18/12 11:42 AM Re: Accurate Zeroing Using Mildots (AS50, M107, M24 and DMR) [Re: Snakeyes]
DarKcyde Offline
Member

Registered: 05/12/06
Posts: 100
Loc: Canada
Sniping is a big subject in Arma. Its not as simple as the video makes out... for example, he only talks about zeroing. What about the DMR, which has no zeroing?

Correction tables:
Weapon Ranging and Correction Tables

Sniper Operations Manual here:
Arma 2: OA - Sniper Operations Manual
Lots of good general info there.

IMO the best sniper team for DayZ is any scoped rifle with an L85 equipped spotter/agro guy.

Top
#3609233 - 07/18/12 12:01 PM Re: Accurate Zeroing Using Mildots (AS50, M107, M24 and DMR) [Re: Snakeyes]
Reschke Offline
Plankowner
Member

Registered: 03/04/07
Posts: 1204
Loc: Vestavia, AL
Well from a practical standpoint since my primary weapon of choice is the DMR I tend to find it absolutely the cats meow when it comes to intermediate range targets. I know that it is automatically zeroed out to 400 meters. What I do is zoom in and get the actual height of the target and then either hold over or under based on the range estimate that I have for that target. I never shoot for heads on zombies and I only take headshots on players when I am 100% certain of a hit due to the stationary aspect of the other players in the game.

With a DMR and knowing your ranges you can accurately hit targets out to 600-700 meters in the game with it. Otherwise it is best to try and stalk into a better position/range and try to ambush them unless you are part of a sniper team with an AS50 or M107.


Edited by Reschke (07/18/12 02:15 PM)
_________________________
VF-17 "The Jolly Rogers"

i7-2600K @ 3.4GHz
8GB RAM
EVGA GeForce GTX660
EVGA X67 SLI
Samsung DVD Burner
Samsung SyncMaster P2770FH
TrackIR 5 with Track Clip Pro
Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
Warthog #1397...compliments of SimHQ

Top
#3609611 - 07/19/12 12:33 AM Re: Accurate Zeroing Using Mildots (AS50, M107, M24 and DMR) [Re: Snakeyes]
Cali Offline
Military Advisor - USAF
Member

Registered: 07/31/06
Posts: 1151
Loc: Barksdale AFB, La
The 107 is my Fav, 1 shot and they go down. I also like the SPR, lighter and quiter then the 107.
_________________________
i5-2500k @ 3.3, Asus P8Z77-V LE mobo Windows 7 64-bit, 8GB 1866mhz
EVGA GTX 670 FTW 2GB, 256GB SSD, 500GB WD, Warthog, uber modded Cougar, TM Cougar MFD's, TrackIR 5, G15 keyboard



Top
#3609695 - 07/19/12 08:09 AM Re: Accurate Zeroing Using Mildots (AS50, M107, M24 and DMR) [Re: DarKcyde]
Snakeyes Offline
XBL: sSnakeyes
Senior Member

Registered: 10/21/99
Posts: 2905
Loc: Arizona, USA
Thanks Darkcyde. I'll check out those links today.

duckhunter
_________________________
"A lie told often enough becomes the truth."
~Vladimir Lenin

Top
#3609799 - 07/19/12 10:56 AM Re: Accurate Zeroing Using Mildots (AS50, M107, M24 and DMR) [Re: Snakeyes]
kludger Offline
Hotshot

Registered: 02/25/07
Posts: 7814
Loc: Seattle,USA
Good stuff!
_________________________
i5-2500k@4.5ghz, Asus P8Z68-V Pro/Gen3,GTX970
PSN/XBL/Steam/EA/ProjectCARS/MWO:Kludger

Top
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
Hop to:

Moderator:  Meatsheild, RacerGT 
 
Quick Search
Recent Articles
Support SimHQ
.
Social


Recent Topics
Finally get to play Witcher 3 - and my socks are off
by RSColonel_131st
Arthur C. Clarke's Childhood's End is now a SyFy mini-series....
by CG2015
02:26 AM
Bruce Dickinson just lost my respect
by Linebacker
01:35 AM
Wife of the year award?
by Desert Eagle
09:09 PM
New sim: 'Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China'
by Desert Eagle
08:58 PM
25 years of Mr Bean
by Desert Eagle
07:21 PM
Forza Commercial Homage to Classic Racing Games
by kludger
03:37 PM
Swede flying from North Cape to Cape of Good Hope in a dH.60 Moth
by semmern
12:04 PM
I'm a product of my age...
by Dart
11:52 AM
You gotta love the commentators --
by Wrecking Crew
11:40 AM
 

Forum Use Agreement | Privacy Statement
Copyright 1997-2014, SimHQ Inc. All Rights Reserved.