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To: Lurkinanloomin; Lazamataz

“Laz was wrong about the scope, it is properly mounted.
It’s just a different design than we are used to seeing.”

I think Laz is correct. I have never seen a scope where the rear optic is larger than the front optic. Please elucidate on this.

The reason the front optic is always larger is to gather as much light as possible. The rear optic is what magnifies the image. Without a lot of light gathered the image in the scope would be much dimmer.

I have been using scoped rifles for over 50 years.


37 posted on 11/04/2018 11:03:17 AM PST by cpdiii (Cane Cutter, Deckhand,Roughneck, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist: THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: cpdiii

These are scopes specifically designed for AR platforms, usually 6x power.


40 posted on 11/04/2018 11:08:26 AM PST by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace - No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: cpdiii

See picture at #18


41 posted on 11/04/2018 11:10:18 AM PST by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace - No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: cpdiii
You are wrong and perhaps just used to higher powered hunting scopes.

The 1-4/6/8x scopes are very popular with intermediate range shooters and typically do not have any objective bell.

64 posted on 11/04/2018 11:44:36 AM PST by doorgunner69
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To: cpdiii

Sir,

No, many low powered variable scopes indeed have a 30mm tube, a 24mm or so objective lens and an ocular /eyebox that is around 35mm. Once you get into variable tactical type optics above about 8 power these days, then you see objectives in the 40+mm diameters. Think of the older Weaver K series- up to 4x the obj was 22 mm, the ocular about 30 mm.

Regards


123 posted on 11/04/2018 3:04:53 PM PST by Manly Warrior (US ARMY (Ret), "No Free Lunches for the Dogs of War")
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To: cpdiii

[I have never seen a scope where the rear optic is larger than the front optic. Please elucidate on this.]

Many low power scopes have the eye reticle (bell) larger than the objective lens.

I have a few handgun scopes like that and also a shotgun scope. (2X)


142 posted on 11/04/2018 7:30:53 PM PST by headstamp 2
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