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Old 03-02-2014, 12:39 AM   #1
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I bought a Primary Arms 1-4x scope and mounted it on my new PSA upper. When sighting it in I kept it at 1x and sighted in at 25 yds. I then zoomed to 4x and shot at 100yds and it pretty much was dead on just a little high which I expected. I then went back to 1x and shot at 100yds and it was way off. I do not have much experience with scopes that have magnification. What is ur take on this?


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Should I have sighted it in with the zoom all the way in or out?
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How much money did your scope cost? I al unfamiliar with primary arms
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How much money did your scope cost? I al unfamiliar with primary arms
It is an inexpensive starter scope but it got excellent reviews for what it is.

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It is an inexpensive starter scope but it got excellent reviews for what it is.

http://www.primaryarms.com/Primary-Arms-1-4X-24-Illuminated-Scope-PA14X-p/pa14x.htm

I got it to learn on before I make a big investment. Not anything I would try and reach out to 500yds with but it should perform very well under 200.

Sorry double post lol.

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To me it sounds like it is failing to hold its zero as the magnitude is adjusted in or out??? Do you have access to a gun vise?
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To me it sounds like it is failing to hold its zero as the magnitude is adjusted in or out??? Do you have access to a gun vise?

Sure don't. I didn't get to spend a ton of time with it. I got it shooting good groups zoomed in at 25 and out at 100. When I sighted it in should I have zoomed all the way out or does it matter?


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When I sighted it in should I have zoomed all the way out or does it matter?
It doesn't matter.
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I bought a Primary Arms 1-4x scope and mounted it on my new PSA upper. When sighting it in I kept it at 1x and sighted in at 25 yds. I then zoomed to 4x and shot at 100yds and it pretty much was dead on just a little high which I expected. I then went back to 1x and shot at 100yds and it was way off. I do not have much experience with scopes that have magnification. What is ur take on this?


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Check the scope mount. Next, rule out the parallax.
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