Originally Posted by westcliffe01
I returned a Minnox scope which was hardly cheap (over $500) because it had serious parallax issues. The inability to adjust parallax is a serious hindrance in my view. I couldn't shoot better than a 2" group at 100 yards, with a rifle that has always shot 1/2 MOA and the average was probably closer to 3". It gave me a headache too...
It's a good thing you returned that scope because something was definitely out of wack. Most scopes are set to a 100 yd focus at the factory. Even without focus adjustment, they should have no parallax error at that range.
2+" groups - ouch. My head hurts just thinking about it!