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Can anyone tell me if the SWFA Classic fixed-magnification mil radian scopes are ffp,or sfp? I own the 16x but I can't find information as to it's reticle location in the product information. 
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I don't believe it matters on a fixed power scope. Out of curiosity I'd like to hear someone more familiar with rifle scopes innards explain this.
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I am awaiting a reply to this question from SWFA. Elsewhere, some have commented that a fixed-mag scope is sfp. Then I found information stating that " by definition a fixed-mag scope is ffp". So SWFA will sort it out.
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No problem.
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I've heard back from Chris of SWFA. My 16x Classic with the mquad reticle is, in fact an SFP. At least now I have the official word. Don't know why i thought it was an ffp. Optimism?
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It just means the reticle is in the fromt part of the erector. For a fixed scope it really would make no difference as there is no magnification adjustment. So whether its in the front or rear of erector matters little.
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Possibly stupid question: why does it matter?
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