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Old 06-06-2004, 04:53 AM
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Angled versus Straight

Could anyone tell me the pros and cons of angled versus straight eyepeices. Spotter will be used 40% at rifle range, 25% varmit hunting, 25% on truck window, 10% peeking at neighbors(lol). Thanks in advance for all replies.
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Old 06-06-2004, 12:52 PM
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Re: Angled versus Straight

I personally find a straight eye piece easier to aquire a target with. Most of them have a rough aiming sight down the side so finding the target is a lot easier. Angled eyepieces are ok on the range but in the field....straight wins every time.
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Old 06-06-2004, 03:38 PM
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Re: Angled versus Straight

I agree with Ed, angled is great at the range but in the field straight wins. It also allows a hunter to keep himself lower to the ground as well as help him aquire objects easier.
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Re: Angled versus Straight

Edmac....meichele...thanks for the replies...since i will be using it most at the bench...I think angled would be my choice.....but straight would get by with both bench and field [img]images/icons/confused.gif[/img]
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Re: Angled versus Straight

O/G, if you're gonna use the scope while position shooting (standing, kneeling, sitting, or prone), then you'll be able to use an angled scope much more comfortably than a straight scope while maintaining your position.

Otherwise, the straight scope is very practical for field and bench purposes, and certainly points to the target more naturally.
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