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#495704 - 11/15/07 11:06 PM scope power?
KANATI McD
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if i sight my gun in at 7 power , will it throw it off if im hunting and adjust it up to 10 power to take a longer shot?
(nikon monarch 3.5x10x50)
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#495735 - 11/15/07 11:51 PM Re: scope power? [Re: ]
smstone22
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With a quality scope, no. And a Monarch is definitely a quality scope.
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#495803 - 11/16/07 06:21 AM Re: scope power? [Re: smstone22]
TAS
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I always sight mine in at the highest power. Why? Because your long range shots will probably be taken with the scope on that power. I do this even with real high dollar scopes.
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#496074 - 11/16/07 10:07 AM Re: scope power? [Re: TAS]
Whelen Man
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 Originally Posted By: TAS
I always sight mine in at the highest power. Why? Because your long range shots will probably be taken with the scope on that power. I do this even with real high dollar scopes.

I've always done the same and then don't worry about it when shooting at closer distances or lower powers.
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#496149 - 11/16/07 10:52 AM Re: scope power? [Re: Whelen Man]
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The first variable scopes, yes it would change, but the new ones are much better and there is no need to worry about it.
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