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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote supertool73 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September/11/2019 at 12:06
"nailed that sh#t"  haha
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  Lol , thanks for liking the review guys ! It really is a very impressive scope . I heard that a forum I believe it's " 24 Hour Vaginal Itch Campfire" or something like that had said the eye relief was a problem .
   Absolutely untrue , I test a lotta scopes and this one is just like the other 90% of them . Very comfortable and plenty long . One of the Really nice touches was I was able to change from the lowest to the highest magnification without having to adjust the camera setup. 
   I think Chris nailed it with this scope . There were 7-8 guys at the rifle range early last week when I took one out to show a guy , it quickly shut the shooting line completely down as guys came over to check it out . It was more interesting to see them react to the sharp image than the weight . They just kept looking at it like the first time they had seen a holo sight. 
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Hey Joseph, now that you’re retired and have nothing but time on your hands, you need to hang around these parts more often. We need more of your colorful brand of humor!


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 It's either here or Campfire Anal Itch forum . I think this is better 
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Mr Atlas, how about a picture of your rifle with your new scope.  I think we would all like to see it.  :)
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Originally posted by Pirate Joe Pirate Joe wrote:

 It's either here or Campfire Anal Itch forum . I think this is better 

If I've heard it once, I've heard it a thousand times...this place is indeed way better than anal itch.

So, we got that going for us...which is nice!
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. Yeah I have a hard time remembering that Forums name . I know it's got the words like Campfire , Or Panty Waste , or 24 hour penis envy in it . I'm just a lil fuzzy on the details . 
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Good intel there, Joe!

And as per usual, spoken with the eloquence and grace you're well-known for, sir!
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I've told a few on here the story about the time we were up in the TX panhandle shooting prairie dogs, and after lunch on a particularly slow day of shooting, we spent the remainder of the day hunting for a midget little person for you to get a "selfie" with.

So many really funny -- and usually totally devoid of anything remotely "PC" -- events occurred when hanging out with Joe... and I'm eternally grateful for that. That's the thing about Joe; he's gloriously un-PC and doesn't give the first schitt what anyone thinks about it! Hilarious dude and a great friend!
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One thing common to every single occasion I've spent hanging out with Joe is by the time the adventure is over, I'm completely worn out from laughing so hard, so much. The guy is truly one of the funniest people I've ever met. In a lot of respects, his personality and sense of humor reminds me of Brandon (Bigdaddy), and I have no doubt those two would get along great.
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Originally posted by supertool73 supertool73 wrote:

Mr Atlas, how about a picture of your rifle with your new scope.  I think we would all like to see it.  :)



Well, I would be happy to post a couple of ugly pictures from my cell phone, but as a mere Grasshopper I currently do not have the rights to do so.

So just doing a really really good job of imagining will have to do for now. :-)

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Try this tread out.  Bump up your post count.  http://www.opticstalk.com/boost-your-post-count_topic10080.html
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OK I put one up there and may do a few more, but it sure does seem kinda silly overall...and it’s still gonna take a while to get to the magic 50 post level. So no breath holding should be done...
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Sadly, a few things are kinda hectic here and thus it may be a few more days before I can actually shoot the rifle the scope is on.  For now, some dry fire snap shots on 2.5x will have to do. 

As noted, I can carry it like a lunch box using the scope as a handle, but it would be easier with another 1/8” of clearance.  Thus 0.875” to 1” would be easier (with a resulting 1.4” to 1.5” centerline height, which is about standard).

But it sure does feel nice carrying it around by the handle..... :-)
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Also FWIW, while I imagine the parallax setting might be problematic, at a quick glance at a ballistics table the current BDC might be reasonable useful for .22lr shooting from about 40 yards out to 100 yards or so.  The “3” line is close to 60 yards, 4 close to 80, 5 close to 100. All this at 10X, hence at 5X the “5” line would be good for about 150 yards, etc.

Of course an eventual .22lr specific BDC or mil-quad would be nice, but I imagine that might be years out - or maybe never. Hence just academic drivel for now.

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Atlas, I'll be happy to post a photo for you until you reach the magic 50 posts if you wish. PM me for details.

The reason behind the "50 post rule" is to help discourage spammers from bombarding the board with ads.
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Oh I totally get the reason for the requirement, I just personally feel kinda silly posting twaddle just to increase a post count....

Thank you for the offer - PM outbound in a bit.

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Atlas Shrug's rifle:


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Thank you for posting the picture, RifleDude!

The Burris XTR rings are placed in such a way as to maximize the inter-ring distance, which is still minimal for “lunch box carry” use. 

It works for me and is IMHO a great proof of concept, though 

For a more generic implementation, high/extra high rings yielding a 1.5” sight line height are probably best. There is one taller version of these rings which would work, but the TPS TSR extra high probably are better, as they are more narrow and this give a greater inter-ring distance. 

Baby steps forward...

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Originally posted by RifleDude RifleDude wrote:


If I've heard it once, I've heard it a thousand times...this place is indeed way better than anal itch.

So, we got that going for us...which is nice!



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