Pentax Scopes - question

Discussion in 'Equipment Discussions' started by royinidaho, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

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    I know that they are inexpensive but 4 MOA of parallax seems unreasonable. Shooting buddy loaned me one to try.

    Passed all tests except for parallax.

    What's the odds of him getting a "good" one"?

    Thanks,

    Roy
     
  2. Dr. Vette

    Dr. Vette Well-Known Member

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    Which model?

    I had a Gamekeeper 3-9x40 on my 243 until 3 weeks ago. I could shoot cloverleafs at 100 yards but 4-6 inch groups at 200 which really confused me. I finally figured out that the parallax on it was horrid at 200 yards as I watched the crosshairs move all over the target one day at the range, and then swapped out the scope for a Bushnell 3200 with parallax adjustment.

    Probably fine for 100 yard slug guns but that's it.