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Zeiss RZ is ballistic reticles that has bars on the lower vertical line for bullet drop compensation. There are two reticles: RZ6 and RZ8. The RZ6 reticle feature hold over points out to 600 yards, while RZ8 allows you to compensate for bullet drop out to 800 yards.
Zeiss Reticle 4 is classic German # 4 reticle. It is combination of thin crosshair and three posts: one at the bottom and two from both sides. This reticle is popular in Europe. Reticle # 4 allows quick aiming due to its heavy posts so it is good in dynamic situations. Thin crosshair allows to aim precisely if you have a time.
Zeiss Reticle # 8 was designed for low light condition hunting and for running targets. This reticle looks like Z-Plex (#20). It has heavy posts and thin crosshair at the center. However posts of Reticle #8 are heavier than Z-Plex’s. Those posts are visible even against of the dark background at the low light conditions. The #8 reticle has wider opening than Z-Plex that allows you to capture moving target. Read the rest of this entry »
Z-Plex reticle is fine crosshair that transitions to heavy crosshair. Leupold was first who invented such type of reticle. They have called it Duplex. Duplex became so popular that every rifle scope’s manufacturer made some kind of its modernization. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Video on April 15, 2014
Today I want to share with you a great video on How to Mount a Rifle Scope. This video was recorded by Tim O’Connor Leupold and Steven’s product line manager.
Tim will take you through entire process of rifle scope mounting, will give you tips on proper torque, aliment of the mounting ring and the rifle scope. You’ll learn how to set the rifle scope on proper place for correct eye relief and how to adjust the reticle so it is straight up and down.
In the second part of this video Tim teaches you how to find a mechanical zero of the scope and how to bore sight your rifle scope after you’ve done mounting. You’ll learn one-shot sight-in method as well.
I found this video most right to the point and most useful than other videos about the rifle scope mounting.
Posted in Video on April 14, 2014
A lot of people ask me what is parallax in rifle scope and how it will effect the shooting. This effect can cause the shifting of the point of impact at long ranges and can make your apparent group size a lot larger. It is simple to understand, but not that simple to explain without live example. Today I want to share with you a best video that I found about rifle scope parallax. This video is just 2 minutes long and you’ll witness parallax effect yourself.
Bushnell HDMR scope is design for quick and accurate shots at the long distance due to its G2 reticle that placed at first focal plane and generous eye box. This scope has compact size that makes it fit-able to any rifle and perfectly holds any recoil. Today I was browsing internet and found an amazing video. This comprehensive review was done by GA Precision. By the way Bushnell HDMR rifle scope with G2 reticle was designed by the George Gardener — the owner of GA Precision. Who else can be more competent to explain how it works? Read the rest of this entry »