Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Long Range Scopes and Other Optics

Long Range Scopes and Other Optics Nightforce Optics


Reply

How Zeiss turrets works?

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-15-2013, 12:41 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: LA
Posts: 17
How Zeiss turrets works?

Hi There

Just I got my Zeiss Conquest HD5 5-25x50.
But when tried to set it up, noticed on Windage and elevation turrets says U/R on both!!
When you turn either one it is not moving like normal up and down or left to right!! it moves diagonally from left-down to up right on both of turrets.

Do you have any idea why it is like this or this is the way Zeiss works?!!

Thanks for any help and inputs.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-15-2013, 06:53 AM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Madisonville Louisiana
Posts: 229
Re: How Zeiss turrets works?

Quote:
Originally Posted by FishxHunter View Post
Hi There

Just I got my Zeiss Conquest HD5 5-25x50.
But when tried to set it up, noticed on Windage and elevation turrets says U/R on both!!
When you turn either one it is not moving like normal up and down or left to right!! it moves diagonally from left-down to up right on both of turrets.

Do you have any idea why it is like this or this is the way Zeiss works?!!

Thanks for any help and inputs.
Zeiss uses the same turret cap for both the windage and elevation adjustment. It saves them the added cost of having to build two turrets and streamlines the build process. A penny saved is a penny earned. U means up r means right.

It's not impossible but I highly doubt the erector is moving on a diagonal. I would contact Zeiss customer service.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-15-2013, 08:24 AM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Holland, MI
Posts: 1,613
Re: How Zeiss turrets works?

I highly doubt it's moving both directions based on the several I own.

As noted above, the turret moves left/right OR up/down. Zeiss assumes you can determine which turret does which.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:46 AM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC