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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: December/03/2008 at 19:06
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Optics GrassHopper

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Just getting back into the world of scoped rifles.
My first Weaver-a V16. Only other scopes are Leupolds.
Comparing the V16 with a Leupold VX-III 6.5-20x40EFR, I noticed the Weaver eyepiece focus does not show much change when turned in either direction, and the adjustable objective lens on the Weaver is off quite a bit compared to the actual distance I am trying to bring into focus--especially at higher magnification.  All is clear and useable but very different from the VX--III which has a relatively sensitive eyepiece focus and a much more accurate adjustable objective lens.
Are these occurrences normal for the V16? Am I making an unfair comparison considering the price differences in the scopes?
Thanks for your thoughts.
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: December/09/2008 at 00:01
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