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Old 01-26-2013, 11:03 AM
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Re: Help eye sight reticle distortion

The olympic archery champ is offically blind.But shoots records.With good shooting form and practice you should be able to shoot good groups by centering on mass to be shot.In archery or pistol with iron sights,either target,pin/sight has to be primary focus.Your eye cant focus at both.I always shot sight or pin as primary.So target would always be blurred.Main focus on pistol was proper site alingment,trigger control and other form factors,same for archery.You keep good form and the shoots follow threw.
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Old 01-26-2013, 11:13 AM
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I had cateract surgery 3 years ago (replacement of new lenses in eyes) I have 20/20 vision,but still wear glasses to see close.I've been going to a Vitreous &Retina spec.I have had the max shots in the eye (shots raise eye pressure) so I have been on Nevanac drops 3 times a day that is holding and repairing the infection to a point that there is distortion only in a smaller area on a grid map.I have asked about the scope problem and the eye spec. said that will probually never go away.It's like you said Roy the lines are wavy.I would like to get away from the guessing.Thats why I was asking about a illuminated dot.If I would look through a scope with a dot and it is not in the center but is sighted in that way would it be true?What about a ballistic turrent?The problem is there is no where to go around me to look through the higher end scopes and if you talk illumination your really out of luck.What does the glass of a Trijjicon compare to?
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Old 01-26-2013, 01:53 PM
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I had cateract surgery 3 years ago (replacement of new lenses in eyes) I have 20/20 vision,but still wear glasses to see close.I've been going to a Vitreous &Retina spec.I have had the max shots in the eye (shots raise eye pressure) so I have been on Nevanac drops 3 times a day that is holding and repairing the infection to a point that there is distortion only in a smaller area on a grid map.I have asked about the scope problem and the eye spec. said that will probually never go away.It's like you said Roy the lines are wavy.I would like to get away from the guessing.Thats why I was asking about a illuminated dot.If I would look through a scope with a dot and it is not in the center but is sighted in that way would it be true?What about a ballistic turrent?The problem is there is no where to go around me to look through the higher end scopes and if you talk illumination your really out of luck.What does the glass of a Trijjicon compare to?
I had CAT surgery first in 2005 and the second eye done in 2008. Wehn from 20/30 & 20/200..!!!! To 20/12 1/2 with both eyes open. Talk about a difference!!

As far as the center of the eye failing you...what about the reticule where there is no center to it.....heavy crosshairs come from left and right...also from top and bottom and its a clear area in the center. When looking thru them your eye automatically seeks the center. Kinda like using a peep sight....your eyes just naturally positions the front sight in the middle...
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Old 01-27-2013, 06:10 PM
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Sully, That's the way I was thinking, but only adding an illuminated dot to help with pin pointing a point for zero.What I'm afraid of is the use of a ballistic turrent.Don't know what will happen with adjusting yardage.I like the looks of the Trijion post with the illuminated triangle but am also worried about being able to always hold the scope level without cross hairs and ballistic turrent and the quality of the glass.I found zeiss has a illuminated #60 in a conquest duralyt 3-12x50.Any help would be great.
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Old 01-28-2013, 01:02 PM
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I'd talk with your eye doctor to see if you could bring your rifle in so he could get you a prescription that lets you see through your scope better. It may not work, but when I was shooting Highpower I took my Bushmaster DCM into his office to take his measurements so I could see the front sight better and it worked. I was near sighted though and did not have macular degeneration.

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Old 01-30-2013, 04:59 PM
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I'm glad no one else here has had any problems with reticule destortion.I'll guess anyone with my problem does't shoot long range,so it makes sense they wouldn't be on this site.Does anyone have any ideas on any web sites or contacs that I could check with?It really is a problem that I just know there has to be something that will help.Thank you
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Old 01-31-2013, 01:38 AM
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I recommend that you double up on magnification, and go all the way to 20X. I think the illuminated center dot is a good idea. If you go with Trijicon that means the TR23, which comes in three reticle options. I recommend you go with the TR23-2 and the green dot. Green has higher visibility than amber, especially against fur.

The mildot reticle will be more useful for long range A 20Xi mildot scope will have thick reticle features to help you level the scope. The illuminated dot is about 0.5 mil. That will cover about a 9 inch diameter at the target at 500 yds. That is large, but still allows center of mass aiming. Trijicon Accupoint scopes have low glare and excellent contrast, which will help.

These scope have only +/-20 MOA of reticle adjustment. That's enough for at least 800 yds, if the scope is boresighted. I also recommend that you use Burris Signature rings to accurately boresight your scope for maximum elevation adjustment. They also won't scratch the scope tube, which will help maintain resale value if this scheme doesn't work out for you You will also need a boresight collimator.
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