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#3586607 - 02/13/14 06:18 PM crossbow scope ?
rem2506
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I traded for a Barnett wildcat c-5 crossbow and I ran out of vertical adjustment on scope . It has five crosshair lines. At 10 yds. im on my bottom line. Any suggestions? it already has a high mount. Shims?
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#3588747 - 02/15/14 03:04 PM Re: crossbow scope ? [Re: rem2506]
gatodoc
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you could buy another scope. I love my Niknm crossbow scope. I found some 5 1000 thick brass sheeting at a hobby store and have cut small pieces to tighten some scope mounts. Putting a small piece on the bottom of your rear mount should do it. Mylar works well too...

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#3589944 - 02/16/14 06:24 PM Re: crossbow scope ? [Re: gatodoc]
rem2506
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finally got third scope sighted in. second was a red dot. it would work but ran out of adjustment on it too. changed to lower rings. I was about to give up on this one.
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#3762224 - 09/12/14 07:15 PM Re: crossbow scope ? [Re: rem2506]
Atchman2
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GO to the GTA air gun forum and look at their article on "shimming" scopes. It will work the same for your crossbow scope.

I use either a thin piece of plastic or sometimes old camera negatives to shim my scopes.

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#3788431 - 10/08/14 01:31 PM Re: crossbow scope ? [Re: Atchman2]
old guy
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if you have the bottom line on it and its high at 5 yds.....you are going the wrong way, I think.......
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#3816389 - 11/02/14 07:20 AM Re: crossbow scope ? [Re: old guy]
r1100s
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I bought a parker red hot scope from gander for my wildcat c5, best thing i did. Plus parker has a ballistic program too. Also i have the barnett scope on my ghost 400 and its night and day clarity difference, the parker is much more crisp
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