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PostPosted: Sun Jul 20, 2008 2:08 am    Post subject: rangefinder reticle? Reply with quote

My young fellar came in this arvo proud as punch brought himself 6x24x50 custom scope. Ok no problems mounted it up for him bore sighted it all good, except the reticle it looks like a varmint reticle but its not so off to the internet i go like all good dads i will find what i can and tell him how it works wtf
Not as easy as i thought.

how do you use this one???????????? Confused Confused



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 20, 2008 4:19 am    Post subject: Re: rangefinder reticle? Reply with quote

That is a bracket style ranging reticle. The manufacturer should provide instructions on how to use it. Most reputable manufacturers post the instructions on their websites.

That particular reticle looks for all the world like the one on the AirSplat 3-9x32 Red Reticle Rifle Scope. If it is indeed that scope, I hope he didn't pay more than about $35 for it, and I would not recommend putting it on an air rifle or a centerfire. It may be OK for a rimfire and it is definitely OK for an airsoft toy. Also, if it is the AirSplat scope, the reticle is probably meaningless; it is for looks only.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 22, 2008 9:09 am    Post subject: Re: rangefinder reticle? Reply with quote

The reticle looks like one I see on the Front of the Sportsmans guide catalog. The scope is a 30 mm tube, 10-40x50mm tacticool unit with 1/8 moa target turrets side parallax and illuminated reticle for $130. It is made by Osprey International. They make night vision gear too. Osprey use Japanes parts assembled in China.... wtf they have a no BS lifetime warranty.
Does it look like this one? They are rated up to .50 BMG This is a 6-24x-50mm unit from another website.



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PostPosted: Tue Jul 22, 2008 11:21 pm    Post subject: Re: rangefinder reticle? Reply with quote

Hey Phill....he didn't buy it on EBay did he? It looks like the ones sold by a EBay seller in Hong Kong. If so, I agree totally with FALPhil.

The seller I am thinking of is Airsoft Accessories Supply and I would have to say that their scopes are lower than the bottom end of the scale as far as quality goes.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 4:27 am    Post subject: Re: rangefinder reticle? Reply with quote

Dawgdad wrote:
Osprey use Japanes parts assembled in China.... wtf

Never heard of Osprey but how I figure it they probably use 2 screws that were made in Japan. So they can say "parts made in Japan" without lieing and making people think all the parts are from Japan. Laughing

www.airsplat.com/Items...950E-R.htm

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:38 pm    Post subject: Re: rangefinder reticle? Reply with quote

Dimitri wrote:
Dawgdad wrote:
Osprey use Japanes parts assembled in China.... wtf

Never heard of Osprey but how I figure it they probably use 2 screws that were made in Japan. So they can say "parts made in Japan" without lieing and making people think all the parts are from Japan. Laughing

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Hey 'Mitri, This is the website for Osprey scopes.

Insane Canes - Osprey Scopes

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:49 pm    Post subject: Re: rangefinder reticle? Reply with quote

Neat.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 27, 2008 12:19 am    Post subject: Re: rangefinder reticle? Reply with quote

[quote="Dawgdad"]The reticle looks like one I see on the Front of the Sportsmans guide catalog. The scope is a 30 mm tube, 10-40x50mm tacticool unit with 1/8 moa target turrets side parallax and illuminated reticle for $130. It is made by Osprey International. They make night vision gear too. Osprey use Japanes parts assembled in China.... wtf they have a no BS lifetime warranty.
Does it look like this one? They are rated up to .50 BMG This is a 6-24x-50mm unit from another website.
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Hey Dawgdad sorry for the late reply had to fly back to work Sad
Yes it looks just like that scope the reckons it shoots well and has not had to rezero it. Dawgdad if you have any info on how to use this type of reticle that would be greatly appreciated Laughing as the scope did not come with in instructions other than mounting Mad
Falphil and Vince he brought it from a mate i think?
He reckons he got it cheap but wont say how much wtf
anyways still at work better go
thanks heaps guys
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