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Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 12-11-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By TCH2FLY
You don't state if the seller is someone you know...

You don't state if the seller is someone you know or if this is based on a craigslist or ebay ad.
If it is based on an ad there is another possibility ... it is a cheap Chinese knock-off with a...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 10-20-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By TCH2FLY
10x with a nice clear scope like IOR is probably...

10x with a nice clear scope like IOR is probably OK but I would suggest the 18x is better suited to the task.
My 1000 yd rifle wears a 15x and it very usable but there are days a bit more would be...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 10-20-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By TCH2FLY
I keep seeing reference to "all things being...

I keep seeing reference to "all things being equal" while in fact if all thing are actually equal, a larger tube does nothing.

The more important factor is the size of the lenses in the erector...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 01-06-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By TCH2FLY
Yeah, there are several threads floating around...

Yeah, there are several threads floating around about this thing .. just a pricey toy for the video game generation. :rolleyes:

Not very impressive for a rifle/optic combo that starts about $14K...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-05-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By TCH2FLY
It is sold as a package and start about $14,000. ...

It is sold as a package and start about $14,000.
You still need to be able to read and manually dial or hold for the wind. It is the answer to a question nobody asked.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-26-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By TCH2FLY
What difference does the concrete make and are...

What difference does the concrete make and are you talking about supporting the forestock?

I shoot from a bi-pod most of the time and I always support the buttstock with my offhand.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-13-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By TCH2FLY
Go to the Howa website,they have a specific...

Go to the Howa website,they have a specific procedure under FAQs
http://www.legacysports.com
Firearms Forum: The Club House 12-13-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By TCH2FLY
In the east vegetation can grow back given some...

In the east vegetation can grow back given some relief but out west it is a different story, damage to active trails can last almost indefinitely due to the limited growing seasons. No growth means...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-10-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By TCH2FLY
I know most pkg deals don't come with high end...

I know most pkg deals don't come with high end scopes but FYI... "up" indicates the direction the point of impact will move, moving the POI up requires the reticle to move down, so there was not...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 12-05-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By TCH2FLY
There are those who feel the only "real" bore...

There are those who feel the only "real" bore sighting is pulling the bolt and aligning the scope and target that way.
I use a cheap laser bore sight tool that slips in the barrel and serves me very...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-04-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By TCH2FLY
You tag the target and pull and hold the trigger,...

You tag the target and pull and hold the trigger, while doing that you move the rifle to align the dot and solution, as soon as you have them aligned " the rifle" sends the round. I get the elevation...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 12-03-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By TCH2FLY
An optical bore sight tool is called a collimator

An optical bore sight tool is called a collimator
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 12-02-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By TCH2FLY
It certainly appears to have some interesting...

It certainly appears to have some interesting technology but IMO it is the answer to a question that nobody asked. Iím sure it will be a hit with the x-box generation :rolleyes:

I tried to get...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-27-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,706
Posted By TCH2FLY
I think he was referring to the misspelling OR...

I think he was referring to the misspelling OR maybe a " Schidmt & Binder" is a Chinese knockoff you can get online ;)
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-25-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,706
Posted By TCH2FLY
It is certainly a valid question but if you have...

It is certainly a valid question but if you have to ask why then most likely you will not need the advantages offered. Saying "Everybody has the right to buy what they want" is a fair point but can...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-24-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,706
Posted By TCH2FLY
Just to be clear, what can't you justify? Is it...

Just to be clear, what can't you justify? Is it the list price of the optic or is it PAYING that price because those are two very different things. I'm also not sure what price point you consider...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-22-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,776
Posted By TCH2FLY
I wouldn't worry too much about a scope being for...

I wouldn't worry too much about a scope being for a specific rifle. There are a couple basics you should consider like ... rimfire vs centerfire and the amount of recoil on large caliber but other...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-20-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 38,052
Posted By TCH2FLY
I'm not sure a sampling of one highend scope is...

I'm not sure a sampling of one highend scope is much to go by :rolleyes:

I would certaily suggest that a purchase is made based on features and quality not a name but sometimes you must pay more...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-20-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By TCH2FLY
I see why you are confused 70683 70687 ...

I see why you are confused
70683

70687


I guess I would go with 1/8" since they state that twice but 1/4" only once :confused: ;)
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-20-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By TCH2FLY
That is the biggest problem with Leupold, the...

That is the biggest problem with Leupold, the prices. They are good quality but not a good value.
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-20-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By TCH2FLY
First we need some more info. What is your...

First we need some more info.
What is your budget?
What will you be doing with rifle ... Hunting or targets or both and at what distance?

If you have a $50 budget that is fine but just pick...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-15-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By TCH2FLY
Parallax occurs when the target image and the...

Parallax occurs when the target image and the reticle are not focused in the same plane. This is more of an issue when the image is highly magnified. On a normal rifle scope it can be seen by moving...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-12-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,067
Posted By TCH2FLY
"decent"is completely subjective. There are...

"decent"is completely subjective. There are riflescopes under $200 that can perform adequately for many applications.

"seconds" .... that some sort of "fact" you can back up just opinion?

as...
Firearms Forum: Firearm Accessories & Gear 10-29-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By TCH2FLY
I have used to have a Karsten Cheek rest...

I have used to have a Karsten Cheek rest (http://www.tacticalworks.com/Karsten-s-Custom-Cheek-Rest-A-Model.html) and was pleased with the quality.
...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 10-29-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,701
Posted By TCH2FLY
The RPM (revolutions per minute) of the round...

The RPM (revolutions per minute) of the round will increase with velocity using a given twist.

muzzle velocity fps x (12/twist rate in inches) x 60 = rpm of bullet
1020fps x (12/16) x 60 = 45900...
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