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Old 11-22-2011, 10:30 PM   #1
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I bought myself a new .223 and used a older 40mm bushnell scope I had in the closet if the light hits it right it has one hell of a glare , Coyotes around here see that and run , UIs there anything I can use to help cut the glare ? I tried a small piece of panty hose pulled tight over the scope with a end cap on it but you really loose color and sight picture , to me it wont work well out to 200 yards as I had trouble seeing much past 50 yards with it on there , is there certain colors that work better than others ? I used a flesh tone , Is there a different material that works better
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Old 11-22-2011, 11:02 PM   #2
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those honeycomb ards work well as do longer but cheaper sunshades.

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Ah- you have discovered the "Black Hole"- the feature most difficult for a sniper to conceal. The shades he showed you up there ^^^ can cut some of the glare. Sun at your back helps.

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ive seen guys at the range duct taping cardboard tubes to the ends of the scope...

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Anyone know what sunshade will fit a 40mm bushnell banner ?

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Yep, I have one of these on my Nikon Coyote Special and it works great.

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i would suggest giving bushnell a call. if your objective is threaded they should be able to help you find a shade for it.

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Jon ,
due to the high volume of calls I have been on hold for 30 minutes .
Anyone know if the elite sunshade will fit the Banner 6-24X40mm ? if so I will just order one .
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Jon ,
due to the high volume of calls I have been on hold for 30 minutes .
Anyone know if the elite sunshade will fit the Banner 6-24X40mm ? if so I will just order one .
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I had the same problem with Leupold yesterday and finally gave up. 'tis the season, but I'll sure look at Leupold differently from now on.

If I were you, I would just gut out the thirty minutes and not take the chance of ordering something that doesn't fit. I really doubt that anyone here can tell you unequivocally that the Elite sunshade will fit.


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