Hi All, I have been a member for a little while but perhaps not as involved as I would like as I am luckily employed. I have written an article which Len intends to publish on Scopes. I am first and foremost a hunter. I am 62 though many think I am 52, a good thing. I have been shooting like many of you, all my life. I have been blessed to have hunted in Africa in 2002 with my son. I hunt with both bow and rifle and I reload all my own ammo including Safari loads. It is great fun to read the threads. I believe to be a successful long range hunter, you need to shoot at long ranges so you have personal knowledge of your skill. It gives great confidence.