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Advice German #1 type reticle - WW2 style sniper one

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by theobencarbine88, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. theobencarbine88

    theobencarbine88 Posting Addict

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    got a Nikko silver crown (80's model) that has this reticle.
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    Got from Ebay, i assumed it wud be standard 30/30 Ret. I havent tried to zero it and have a feeling its going to be a pain to do seeing as i've never used this reticle before. take it you aim for the very point of the centre post & that is your centre of crosshair?

    cheers, Rob
     
  2. Dunkman

    Dunkman Posting Addict

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    Nothing wrong with that reticle!. It's no different to zero to a 30/30 reticle. Just place the tip of the centre pin on the target and that's your aim point.
     
  3. Punterj

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    It seemed to work well for the Germans :eek:.

    Surely it shouldn't be an issue unless you need to use holdunder.
     
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    Absolutely. You'll soon get used to it, great for popping off commies on the outskirts of Stalingrad!:eek::D
     
  5. Egg

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    German # 1 ret's still used a lot - check out the ret's Swarovski, Leupold, S&B offer as options on their current crop - German #1's still there. As Dunk says, it's a just a variation on 30-30/duplex.
     
  6. andy46

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    not too well though,dont think they won the war.
     
  7. Akita177

    Akita177 The Absolute State of Britian podcast

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    Dont the british army still use a similar reticle with the susat scope?
     
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    Sort of - it's more of a post affair:

    Susat1.jpg
     
  9. muzzy76

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    And it's the worst ever reticle put in the crappest ever sighting system in history.
     

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