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New sightron SIII 8-32x56 rings don't clear barrel

 
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Old 11-23-2009, 01:44 PM
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Re: New sightron SIII 8-32x56 rings don't clear barrel

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With new rings mounted, on went the scope, leveled her up and headed for the range. I LIKE THIS SCOPE! It is very clear and gathers light very well. The scope tracks perfectly and made dialing it in very easy. Now to draw some blood!
It's a fine scope for sure. Now we'll be waiting for the field test report on that elk.
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Old 11-23-2009, 10:44 PM
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Re: New sightron SIII 8-32x56 rings don't clear barrel

The weather isn't cooperating very well for the elk, but with three deer tags in hand I will be heading to Sundance, Wy on Fri to see about some good tests for the new scope, hopefully at some extended ranges.
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Old 11-26-2009, 05:04 AM
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Re: New sightron SIII 8-32x56 rings don't clear barrel

I assume it is the target dot model? Or is it duplex? I am hoping 8-32x56 S3s come out soon with a new rectical. What do you think of the target dot if that is what you got?
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Old 11-26-2009, 06:12 AM
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Re: New sightron SIII 8-32x56 rings don't clear barrel

Sightron informed me via email that the 8-32x50 SIII will be getting two new reticles. An 1/8" target dot and a mil dot reticle here shortly. No plans for the 6-24x50.
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Old 11-26-2009, 11:39 PM
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Re: New sightron SIII 8-32x56 rings don't clear barrel

My scope is the target dot and so far so good. I will let you know what I really think after drawing some blood this weekend.
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Old 12-01-2009, 03:25 PM
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Re: New sightron SIII 8-32x56 rings don't clear barrel

I got a chance to put the scope through the paces hunting some whitetails this past weekend. I am very happy with the scope. I didn't get the chance to shoot over 300 yards, but 3 shots and 3 dead deer and great scope performance. I used the scope as a spotting scope to judge a lot of bucks and I was very happy. Light gathering was also very good and almost identical if not a little better than my Leupold gold ring 10x42 binos.
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