nikon 6x18x40sf blurry crosshair

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by clemens, Apr 27, 2013.

  1. clemens

    clemens Well-Known Member

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    Was out shooting my 22-250 today and at 25 yards and at 100yd's. That cross hairs and small dot are so faint I can barely see them. Lenses are clean. So can anyone give me idea what is causing this? Target was slightly blurry as well. Could be my eyes can't handle looking through scope. Any ideas?
     
  2. Sully2

    Sully2 Well-Known Member

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    Its out of focus!
     

  3. motown

    motown Well-Known Member

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    What he said
     
  4. clemens

    clemens Well-Known Member

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    Is it possible the the side focus knob out of calibration if that makes since not sure if that's possible. I will have to mess around it some more
     
  5. clemens

    clemens Well-Known Member

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    Rifle did shoot very well even with the it out of focus. 1/2" @100 with win 45gr hollow points
     
  6. Sully2

    Sully2 Well-Known Member

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    Pay no attention to markings etc....Look thru the scope at some object and keeping your eye to the scope....change the focus setting until it comes into focus

    Then you can run with the ball
     
  7. clemens

    clemens Well-Known Member

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    The scope on my .308win died as well the internal lens in the ocular bell come loose. Guess that is what happens when you buy rifles in combo set up. Might make good aquarium object. It is a Bushnell. At least my Nikon is still good. Thanks for the help
     
  8. Catfur

    Catfur Well-Known Member

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    What's out of focus is the reticle, the side focus adjustment won't fix that. The reticle focus adjustment is usually at the front of the eyepiece.
     
  9. JackinSD

    JackinSD Well-Known Member

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    +1. Manuals are sometimes worth reading.:)
     
  10. clemens

    clemens Well-Known Member

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    Yes they are if one had one. No worries got it figured out for now. :D
     
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