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I have a 4-16X56 Millett Scope. The other day while out hunting in the evening I took up a position on the north end of a pasture here in Georgia. I know the deer have been entering from the southeast corner and the southwest corner. Now my dilemma, I could barely see the southeast corner and could defiantly not see the southwest, even on low power the sun was over powering. I have been searching the web for a sun shade for this behemoth 56 mm scope and have had no luck. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
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Welcome to Optics Talk. 

Millet used to have a guy that used to hang out here, but I haven't seen him around in a few years. Short of contacting Bushnell/Millet, I don't know if a sun shade is available for that scope. 

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this scope came mounted on a 700 I bought and did not have the lens shade when I got it. It does gather a lot of light but when the suns in the right place wow good luck. 
Maybe someone know someone that know someone that has one I can get, you never know!
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Any of you old timers remember Steve Langford from Millets handle on here? 


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Thank you, Brother. 
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I sent Mr. Langford a PM with a link to this thread. Hope it helps. 
 
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Its crude but some heavy black paper rolled up and taped to your scope will help until you can find another viable option
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Thanks for all the info. I contacted Bushnell yesterday and after the rep searching his data bank for awhile he located what I hope will fit my scope. The info he had was so limited he could not even tell me what length this shade would be, so fingers crossed, I wait to see if it will fit.
Belive it or not when I first encountered this issue I was relativity close to my work truck, and I tried to do a makeshift shade out of a hard construction paper cover I had for a log book, nope wasn't working for me. But I tried 

Again thanks all
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