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Prevent turret from turning?

 
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Old 07-28-2013, 09:19 AM
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Prevent turret from turning?

Is there a solution to keep exposed turrets from turning while gun is in pack / or scabbard?

I looked at the scopecoat, but I like to use the sunshade on my Vortex PST and the coat will not fit.
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Old 07-28-2013, 05:56 PM
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Re: Prevent turret from turning?

My suggestion is zero the turrets on the scope and then check them every time you pull the gun out of the case or scabbard to make sure they are still set on zero.

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Old 07-28-2013, 06:36 PM
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Re: Prevent turret from turning?

If I had something yanking on my scope enough to turn the turrets, the least I'd be worried about is the turret turning.
I believe I'd focus on removing the cause, or resort to getting way closer to game.

I don't mean to sound like a jerk. It's just that long range hunting mandates a bit of precision in guns, so LR guns need to be taken care of.
That is the stock, barrel, action fit/bedding/screws, rings, scope body, lenses, turrets, and level.
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Old 07-28-2013, 06:41 PM
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Re: Prevent turret from turning?

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Is there a solution to keep exposed turrets from turning while gun is in pack / or scabbard?

I looked at the scopecoat, but I like to use the sunshade on my Vortex PST and the coat will not fit.
Use the scopecoat to protect the scope and screw in the sunshade when your ready to use it or consider replacing the sunshade with honey-comb sunshade (Rifle Scope Accessories - Sun shades, flip open lens covers, scope levels, cheek rests, and other riflescope gadgets.)
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Old 07-28-2013, 07:50 PM
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Re: Prevent turret from turning?

Thanks for the link. The honey comb looks like it might be a viable option.
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Old 07-28-2013, 08:32 PM
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Re: Prevent turret from turning?

One of the nice things about the PST is the zero stop. So if it does turn its no a big deal because you won't loose your zero.
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Old 07-28-2013, 10:07 PM
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Re: Prevent turret from turning?

I used electrical tape to keep my CDS Leupold from turning.
I was a bit chapped that a $500 scope needed a piece of tape to function.
Checking everytime sounds good but it can be overlooked easily, like jumping a herd of elk when on horseback. Or in the dark very early in the morning.
I solved it for good by getting rid of it in favor of the pop-up to dial and push down to lock turrets on the Weaver/Nitrex Super Slam series. They work great.
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