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Unread 03-15-2011, 03:49 PM
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Objective lenses?

Is it worth it to go with a 40mm Objective lense or a 50mm? does it realy matter?
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Unread 03-16-2011, 08:02 AM
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Re: Objective lenses?

Why not buy both and a 56 mm also. I have them all including 32mm and 20 mm. Smaller ones for daytime, lightweight use and bigger ones for dusk/dawn and bad weather. They all fill their special purposes exactly like to have many calibers depending on what you hunt.
This of course if you donīt use a 375 H&H, then you need only two scopes.
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Unread 03-17-2011, 04:48 AM
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Re: Objective lenses?

In the first 15 minutes of daylight, and again in the last few minutes of dusk, larger objectives are an advantage, because they gather more light. For 90% of your hunting, a smaller objective will be fine.
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