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Does an adjustable objective scope focus both the reticle and the object being viewed, or will it still have a lock ring-adjustable eyepiece set up for focusing the reticle?
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The AO just focuses the scope for distance to eliminate parallax at that distance ....( like focusing a camera lens...)  The scope still has a reticle focuser at the other end....YOUR end... 
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Thanks .... I'm deciding whether or not to try an AO scope for the first time and realized I don't know much about them.
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  What type of hunting and/or shooting will you be doing?  Distances?
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Originally posted by 300S&W 300S&W wrote:

  What type of hunting and/or shooting will you be doing?  Distances?


Target to start out with. Possibly a coyote of opportunity later on.
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