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DIY custom turret for Leupold VX3

 
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Old 01-04-2012, 05:55 AM
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Re: DIY custom turret for Leupold VX3

I'm using Avery Label Paper in full sheets, I cut them out with a scissors. I sandwich them between layers of 3M packaging tape--the underneath layer so you can remove it from the turret without making a gooey mess, the top layer to make them water resistant (and it overlaps the junction so they don't come off). It takes a little practice to develop the right technique to get them on there nicely but it isn't too hard. It all depends on how much of a perfectionist you are.

My current printer is an HP LaserJet CP1525 and while it does do a nicer job, for years I used a regular old inkjet. The top label in the pics (on the Premier) was made with the inkjet. What makes them look so good is filling the cells black and using white colored font so they match the scope.
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Old 01-04-2012, 10:38 AM
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Re: DIY custom turret for Leupold VX3

is there a way to send us a template of the file you use for that on excel. That is freaking awesome!!!!
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Old 01-04-2012, 06:25 PM
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Re: DIY custom turret for Leupold VX3

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is there a way to send us a template of the file you use for that on excel. That is freaking awesome!!!!

I agree - I'd sure take a copy
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Old 01-04-2012, 08:35 PM
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I agree - I'd sure take a copy
+1 here or atleast the formula to make our own excel sheet.
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Old 01-26-2012, 04:32 PM
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Re: DIY custom turret for Leupold VX3

THATS SWEET!! i have that same scope mine only will go to 780yards i wish i could get 1000 yards iam going to have to try that.
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Old 01-27-2012, 08:30 PM
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Re: DIY custom turret for Leupold VX3

Why didn't I think of that??????
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Old 01-28-2012, 12:55 AM
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Re: DIY custom turret for Leupold VX3

I was going to ask the same thing - if it is possible to get a copy of the file you use in Excel.

And on top of that, it would be VERY cool to see a step by step of you making a label (pictures of your process) - I would like to do this all for myself some time. To be able to do this, I think, would help a guy understand the whole process even further. Thanks Jon - very much appreciate your input here and in other forums.

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