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HAWKEYE borescopes

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Unread 02-18-2005, 08:53 PM
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HAWKEYE borescopes

Anyone have any experience with a borescope, particularly the Hawkeye from Gradient Lens Corp. Getting one shortly and would appreciate any info. Will be interesting, not sure if I really want to look down some of my pet barrels [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img]
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Unread 02-20-2005, 01:28 AM
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Re: HAWKEYE borescopes

My gunsmith has one. I use it several times per year to look at my barrels. You are right, sometimes I have apprehension of looking because any wear is bad wear! It never gets better anytime you look through it. At best, it can only stay the same, but I have yet to have that happen!

They are great tools though. Very simple and very clear. The 90 degree eyepiece and magnifier are a must. Grab a 2 AAA cell maglite and you're in business.
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