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In my search for a new scope for my CZ 455, I noticed that many of the newer scope designs seem to have larger ocular lenses/bells than say, older designs or certain manufacturers.

Why is this? Is there some advantage to a larger ocular lens?
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Likely just sales driven. There are plenty of choices in all sizes. Buy what you like and don't worry about trends. JMO. 
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Larger ocular lens group provides increased FOV, all else being equal.
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Originally posted by RifleDude RifleDude wrote:

Larger ocular lens group provides increased FOV, all else being equal.


I thought that might be it but couldn't find anything that stated as much.
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