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Does your wife keep inventory on your arsenal?  I find it hard to believe she would notice one Extra scope among all the others!!  I mean really! Sheeze!  Wuss Wink
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Actually she kind of does.  She uses the gun safe to keep some of her stuff in, and she is pretty observant.  I guess that is good, but bad for this situation.   The hard part though would be hiding the missing $800 from the bank account.  Bucky  I may have to sell my Benelli M4 to buy some scopes.  

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Yeah $800 is definitely more than a couple pair of shoes. 
 
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Originally posted by supertool73 supertool73 wrote:

Man, I am so torn on which reticle I want to get.  This is causing me serious heartburn.  

My advice is to think about which power the scope will be on the most, and which is most important to you.

If that's 1X, for carbine classes, 3-gun, home defense, etc, the circle.

If it's mainly going to be used on 4X for shooting 50 yds and beyond, I like the T-reticle better.

That's just my preference though.  Luckily both will do either so well you can't make a bad choice.  You won't be handicapped with either no matter what you're doing.
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Originally posted by supertool73 supertool73 wrote:

Actually she kind of does.  She uses the gun safe to keep some of her stuff in, and she is pretty observant.  I guess that is good, but bad for this situation.   The hard part though would be hiding the missing $800 from the bank account.  Bucky  I may have to sell my Benelli M4 to buy some scopes.  
 
Im glad you get to buy a SS 1x4 for your AR Jason, You have been waiting a long time man!! Try not listening to the divoced guys, thats how they got there, LOL!Bucky
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Originally posted by Jon A Jon A wrote:

Originally posted by supertool73 supertool73 wrote:

Man, I am so torn on which reticle I want to get.  This is causing me serious heartburn.  

My advice is to think about which power the scope will be on the most, and which is most important to you.

If that's 1X, for carbine classes, 3-gun, home defense, etc, the circle.

If it's mainly going to be used on 4X for shooting 50 yds and beyond, I like the T-reticle better.

That's just my preference though.  Luckily both will do either so well you can't make a bad choice.  You won't be handicapped with either no matter what you're doing.

I mostly agree.

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any update on the arrival of these? I've got $800 burning a hole in my pocket i'd like to order one but don't want to wait till may to get it
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I'd GUESS about two weeks out. 
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Of course thats what they said two weeks ago! Wink
 
In fact they are in Customs stateside.  When Customs decide to release them you'll hear Chris shout for joy!
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Originally posted by Chris Farris Chris Farris wrote:

They are on a fast plane from Japan right now which is much better than a slow boat from China.
 
U.S. Customs is still the wild card.  There initiative to x-ray everything (which is a good thing) has slowed things down quite a bit but they seem to be getting the hang of it now and the delays are not so long.  When they first started doing this it created a bag up so they started routing cargo to different ports in the U.S. to equalize the load.  We got a shipment a few weeks ago that cleared customs in one day so that is encouraging.
 
 
They have been in customs for a while now here at DFW Int. Airport, which was shut down for the second time ever (first was 9/11) this time was due to the major ice storm that started Tuesday.
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We've had a skelton crew this week, many people just can't make it in, wrecks everywhere, everything is closed.  USPS and UPS did not even run yesterday.
 
This is coldest it has been in 15 years according to the news and the longest continous days in a row below freezing.
 
We could not even get the doors open here because they were iced shut.  I can only imagine what the airport is dealing with.
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You guys just be careful out there. 
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Global warming.

And the Super Bowl is in town in a few days, that should make things a little more interesting.
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Super Bowl activities have been going on all week, tons of people are already in town.  Big time parties everywhere with major celebs.  DFW is set up perfect for the Super Bowl since Cowboy stadium is in Arlington (half way between Dallas and Ft. Worth).  The Packers are staying in Dallas and the Steelers are staying in Ft. Worth.
 
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Will there be enough with this shipment to fill the backorder and still have some extras? Or would I have to wait for the next order
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Ice is terrible.  Al Gore lied, hard to believe.  At least the scopes are almost home.
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Will there be enough with this shipment to fill the backorder and still have some extras? Or would I have to wait for the next order
             
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The first shipment was already scheduled before we put the scopes on our site to start the back order process.  Due to the immediate and overwhelming order response we had to push up the second shipment which will be here late Spring.

At this moment we have not over sold what is coming in the first shipment but most likely we will be out before the next shipment arrives.
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Appreciate the update. Looks like I will have to get my order in
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