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#2999157 - 10/25/12 06:41 PM Re: zeroing rifle question [Re: BigD_625]
mntbuck
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the scope was a meopta. 500 $ scope, he called and they told him should never shoot different and is sending him new scope. thanks for helping me convince him.
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#2999279 - 10/25/12 07:43 PM Re: zeroing rifle question [Re: mntbuck]
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Should not change point of impact. But I always set scopes on the highest power.
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#2999813 - 10/26/12 07:33 AM Re: zeroing rifle question [Re: Rackseeker]
BigD_625
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 Originally Posted By: Rackseeker
Should not change point of impact. But I always set scopes on the highest power.


I do this, too. I have to lower it at 50 to see the reticle. Once I get out to 100, I crank it all the way up. I figure it's MY best chance at accuracy.
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#3002464 - 10/27/12 08:05 PM Re: zeroing rifle question [Re: BigD_625]
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The higher dollar scopes usually won't do this. But the lower priced scopes are bad for a lot of things. I've always heard its a lot harder to make a cheap variable than a cheap fixed power scope. More parts to someday screw up. I really don't recommend buying cheap scopes. But, I have bought a few cheap 4x scopes. They will a lot of times be ok.
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