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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-28-2010, 12:23 PM Thread Starter
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Anyone seen these yet? My biggest frustration with some scopes is how freaking tight they make the variable optic.

http://www.brianenos.com/forums/inde...howtopic=83602

God bless American inventiveness.

(LOL, I realized now that it reminds me of The Jerk and the Opti-Grab! hahah)
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 01-28-2010, 04:53 PM
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That one looks pretty good. I've used the one-size-fits-all models and they only worked so-so. This one looks a lot sturdier. I had one fail me on a caribou hunt. I ended up using a strip of flannel and a small hose clamp. Worked pretty well.
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Anyone seen these yet? My biggest frustration with some scopes is how freaking tight they make the variable optic.

http://www.brianenos.com/forums/inde...howtopic=83602

God bless American inventiveness.

(LOL, I realized now that it reminds me of The Jerk and the Opti-Grab! hahah)
I use Nikon Scopes and I don't have that issue. The Adjuster is easy to move and I enjoy the optics of the Nikon Scopes. I believe if its hard to make an adjustment, you are putting torque on the scope and your rings. This could bring your scope out of zero.

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I guess that depends on our definition of tight. It's not binding.

I can easy move it when the rifle is off shoulder. But if I'm looking through the scope and need to one handed adjust it halfway, it's difficult.
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That one looks pretty good. I've used the one-size-fits-all models and they only worked so-so. This one looks a lot sturdier. I had one fail me on a caribou hunt. I ended up using a strip of flannel and a small hose clamp. Worked pretty well.
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(LOL, I realized now that it reminds me of The Jerk and the Opti-Grab! hahah)
Good thing we only use one eye when shooting!

Most people on here wouldn't even remember that movie.

And, the grab looks pretty sweet. I've always figured that the optic adjusters are that tight so that they don't vibrate during fire and lose focus, but this thing is genius.


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Good thing we only use one eye when shooting!

Most people on here wouldn't even remember that movie.

And, the grab looks pretty sweet. I've always figured that the optic adjusters are that tight so that they don't vibrate during fire and lose focus, but this thing is genius.


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Steve Martin, 1979! That was a great movie.

"I was born, a poor black child"!!! ROFLMAO!
Yep. The opening scene where they were all sitting on the porch just killed me.
Damn I need to rent that flick again.


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I use Nikon Scopes and I don't have that issue. The Adjuster is easy to move and I enjoy the optics of the Nikon Scopes. I believe if its hard to make an adjustment, you are putting torque on the scope and your rings. This could bring your scope out of zero.
I love Nikon scopes too... but when it's -20 degrees you want to be able to adjust your scope knobs without having to take your gloves off. Your bare hands can freeze to the metal of your rifle (or scope).
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'79? I had no idea that movie was that old.

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