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Advice scope for my son

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by vectraross, Feb 9, 2014.

  1. vectraross

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    hi all little advice want a scope for my lad a bit like the hawke airmax with map6 recticle...however with a fixed lens so he cant mess with it. also range finding like the map6 recticle aswel theres so many to choose from
     
  2. mattyts

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    Whats the reason for the fixed lense? An adjustable scope will give your son more oppurtunities and allow him to explore what optial setup he shoots best with.
     
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    Hello mate.

    I don't think you'll ever get a 100% "fiddle" proof scope they all come with a adjustable eye sight. so the shooter can adjust the scope to he's or her's eye however you can try look for some dirt cheap scopes they might come without but. i can't imagine the quality being good at all. don't think you'll get the map6 recticle with them either.


    if you want to limit the amount of things to be messed with make sure the scope has'nt got a Ir (illuminated recticle) or a Ao (adjustable objective). But if it comes to it mate you could always just wrap the adjustable peices with some black electrical tape (so it does'nt mark the scope when you pull it off).


    Hope it helped in some way.
     
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    However yes i agree with this, he does'nt so much need the illuminated reticle but the adjustable objective is a handy addition to have on a scope.
     
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    the IR helps quite a bit in low light conditions,it's not essential but still helps.
     
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    Oh yeah of course, To me my Ir has'nt proved itself yet due to the fact there has'nt been an oppitunity to use it to full effect. my next scope i probably won't include a Ir.

    Then again saying that my luck i'd probably need one then :D.
     

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