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Scope mounting and zeroing questions.

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by neiled, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. neiled

    neiled Donator

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    I've just changed the scope from a Hawke Sport HD 3-12x40 Mil Dot to a Hawke Nite-Eye 3-12x50 AO IR MAP6A that I'll be using for my daytime shooting from now on, once it stops raining! I'm putting a DIY NV set up together (when all the parts finally arrive) using the Sport HD scope hence the future need to change the scopes regularly. I'm currently also using the Sport HD scope with a Sony Handycam NV set up until my DIY one is up and running.

    My garden's only about 15 yards long so it's a pain having to re-zero the scope for my preferred ranges of either 25 or 30 yards as I've had to use a local range to do it this time (In future I'll be able to use my brothers garden to do this but he's away on holiday until the new year) so:

    Can I put some kind of marks on the guns scope rail for each of the scopes to save having to zero each time I swap them over or will they need zeroing after every change?

    Thanks
     
  2. timmytree

    timmytree Pro Poster

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    If you're not going to be using the scopes on another gun you'll be able to get close but not close enough to depend on it.
     
  3. terry1001

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    If you've got decent mounts you should be close enough to correct with 1 or 2 clicks when you check your zero before shooting. It certainly shouldn't need much adjustment at all but will need checking each time you go out anyway.
     

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