Difference in - and X

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by Rich Coyle, Jul 1, 2018.

  1. Rich Coyle

    Rich Coyle Well-Known Member

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    This thread "Just wondering how many know the difference between calibre and cartridge?" in the Long Range Forum above made me think about all the posters who don't know the difference in 6X24 and 6-24X. Maybe someone can post it in such a way beginners will understand.
     
  2. ShtrRdy

    ShtrRdy Well-Known Member

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    The way I think of it is that 6x24 can be read as "six by twentyfour", and that 6-24x can be read as "six to twentyfour times". The 6x24 refers to a cartridge and the 6-24x refers to the magnification range on a scope.
     
  3. Rich Coyle

    Rich Coyle Well-Known Member

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    A 6X24 could be the optics on a range finder or a monocular.
     
  4. WeiserBucks

    WeiserBucks Well-Known Member

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    If this actually a topic of discussion, it's a turd circling the bowl .
     
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