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scope or red dot

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by peter9, Feb 15, 2014.

  1. peter9

    peter9 Busy Member

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    hi,ive a scope on my rifle and a red dot sight on a pistol, i find due i supose to my age much easier to see the target with a red dot sight, the red dot sight i bought of a member on here are they suitable for a rifle its a ncstar red/green one, the scope on my new air rifle is a 4x32 but it looks blurry to me when i look through it, it came with a hatson striker 177 air rifle so i supose its there own make, or would one of them lazer pointers do me better,thanks
     
  2. mattyts

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    Don't know anyone who shoots at decent ranges with a red dot,and not on a rifle either.

    the 4x32 isn't AO so you can't focus it to your desired range,get yourself a 3-9x40 scope with AO and it will be crystal clear at any range.
     
  3. Lee67

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    I have a new hawke sport hd 4-40 and it's crystal clear!!! Used it out to 55 yards no problem
     
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    thanks buts what a o
     
  5. Steve K

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    I use a cheap Hawke Sport dot, red dot scope on one of my pistols, it's very good for such a cheap scope, about 20 quid i think? Bearing in mind it's only at pistol range that i use it. I think for a rifle, it would have to be much better quality to be of any real benefit.

    I think on a rifle a more traditional scope is a better option, having said that most of my shooting (pest control) is done with NV nowadays ;)
     
  6. mattyts

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    AO is adjustable objective meaning you can focus it at any range,your current scope might be focused at 50 yard,anything other than that will be out of focus/blurred.


    Hawke Sport HD 3-9x50 AO
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Mil Dot
    £50
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    [/FONT]http://www.airrifleshop.co.uk/Scopes/HawkeSportHD.htm
     
  7. Harwich Shooter

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    Gotta ask this. Does anyone use the Hawke sport HD3-9x50 AO for NV add on shooting?
     
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    Side focus is better for nv use mate by far
     

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