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    Posted: June/30/2018 at 17:52
Hi,
I have what I am sure is a dumb question....

I just received a (brand new from SWFA) SS10X42MOA scope and was mounting it up and noticed the turrets appear to be swapped.
The top turret is marked "bullet impact-> R"  and the side turret is marked "bullet impact -> UP"

uhmmmm. isn't this backwards ?
by design ? I've never had a scope what wasn't elevation on top turret.

I might get to take it out and check this out this weekend and see whats up - but I happened to be on forums and it it weekend so no one to call to confirm and thought why not post...




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When the “up” turret is on top of the scope, on which side is the “right” turret?

Just checking the first obvious thing.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote bbaley Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June/30/2018 at 19:02
wow.
that was a major brain fart.
just wow.
I am amazed at myself at this time.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote koshkin Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June/30/2018 at 19:11
Don't sweat it.  I mess with scopes more than most and I've done the same thing recently: I received a scope for review, slapped it onto a rifle and headed to the range.

When I got there, it took me a few minutes to realize that the windage turret is on the wrong side of the tube.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote bbaley Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June/30/2018 at 19:38
yeah, I guess doing too many things at once and got excited when fedex showed up :)

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It happens.   I remember as a kid turning the knobs on a scope and being frustrated because I got no adjustment - took a while to realize they were caps covering the adjustments. That was a long time ago.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tip69 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July/01/2018 at 16:12
we all did stupid sh*t back in the day..... only diff is we didn't have 8 million people reading about on social media/internet.   LOL.... this is pretty funny though.  Wink

hope the scope works out for ya!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rancid Coolaid Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July/09/2018 at 09:36
Originally posted by bbaley bbaley wrote:

wow.
that was a major brain fart.
just wow.
I am amazed at myself at this time.

 

Many people would have logged off and never said a word about it ever again.  I commend you for coming back and admitting to it.

It happens, glad the issue wasn't the scope, your issue was easily addressable - so: win!
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Originally posted by Rancid Coolaid Rancid Coolaid wrote:

When the “up” turret is on top of the scope, on which side is the “right” turret?

Just checking the first obvious thing.

Lol, I would never have thought to ask that question, yet so obvious when I read it. Ah, the hazards of rear focus.
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