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Old 03-31-2012, 08:37 AM
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Re: Tube diamiter?

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The terms 4X and 6X are not really proper, in this context. It would be more proper to state it in terms of power adjustability (zoom) RATIO, as in 4:1 or 6:1.
... or simply X4 and X6!

However, everyone seems to know exactly what it meant and responded accordingly.
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Re: Tube diamiter?

That looks better I guess, being that it does not have the same appearance as magnification level. I'm not any sort of expert in optics or anything. In hindsight, I should have let it ride. What I just realized though, is that the magnification level itself is also a ratio. Only difference is that it is set "over" 1, instead of "to" 1.
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Re: Tube diamiter?

i have a scope ordered that has a 10x zoom range, it's a 30mm. the 30mm tubes are basically much stronger . most have thicker side walls and the bigger diameter helps too.
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Out of curiosity, what is the zoom range and objective size on that scope?
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2.5-25 with a 42 bell
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Old 04-03-2012, 04:56 PM
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Re: Tube diamiter?

If all of the above is true, why does vortex use a 34mm tube in the razor and it is a 4X (5x to 20x)? Maybe light transmission??
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It's actually a 35 mm tube. It gives a whopping 125 moa of reticle adjustment. I think it's all for product differentiation.
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