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I just bought a new Beiter scope, nice and clear but my old ...
Dots and circles for a scope
I just bought a new Beiter scope, nice and clear but my old scope had a circle which was great for aiming as it framed the gold at 18m perfectly. However, all I had for the Beiter (K-lens) was the plastic dots. Used this at a comp at the weekend and found that I was really overaiming so I would prefer to get a circle.
I used one of the plastic clip in circles in training but it just blocked out a load of the gold because of the crossbeam bit. Does anyone have recommendations for a good set of sticker/decal circles that are easy to align and install?
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Have I looked at the right thing in the catalogue? The K lens has a small hole into which you can press a variety of dots, yes?
My catalogue also shows a set of rings to fit the K lens, but it looks to me as if the small central ring would surround the hole, and the other, wider ring is held in place by a central cross bar, like a two spoke steering wheel. I doubt that would give you the same effect as looking through a ring that surrounds the gold with no other parts to it.If there is a hole in the centre of your lens, it would be difficult , for me, to ignore it when aiming, even with a ring decal fitted.
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Comes complete with alignment target to ensure you centre the dot/circle
I think therefore I miss
For the Beiter scope you can buy sets of empty circles that clip to a shelf above the bubble. They are very very good. Can buy different size circles plus different shapes/colours. Also can change bubble colour.
Yup, thats the one. The problem is the crossbeam, I find it clogs up everything. I got the K lens as I had a small dot on my old scope as well as the ring.
Originally Posted by geoffretired
I like the clip in rings that insert above the bubble, might give them a go!
...but you can cut the crossbeam out
you'll be left with just the ring but that's no problem at all it'll still screw in and out like before. I just had my new scope doctored at the weekend and my old doctored one is still going strong after at least 5 years so no worries. I think I just used some sharp scissors and a file
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