Wierd scope problem

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by Deviant, Oct 14, 2019.


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  1. Deviant

    Deviant Well-Known Member

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    I bought a new Meopta meostar R1 3-12x56 RD for hunting coyotes at night. I went to sight it in and was shooting fine at 100 yards but noticed the target was starting to look strange. I was shooting a 3 inch orange circle with a 1 inch black center but the black center appeared to be in the bottom right of the orange circle instead of the center and after I shoot the dot would move. I also had two March optics on other rifles and they were fine. I made a few small adjustments to get dialed in closer (like 6 clicks) and all of the sudden I couldn't hit an 18" box at 100 anymore. Are the lenses out of wack or what. I even had my brother look through the scope in case I was crazy but the center dot was moving for him to. Its not like when your paralax is off and the reticle moves around its the center of the fricken sticker that is appearing to move which is not possible of course. Im at a loss here.
     
  2. Riflehunter1776

    Riflehunter1776 Well-Known Member

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    that's why the Czechoslovaks lost WW1 - Bad scopes. They couldn't hit anything.
    kidding. Meopta makes excellent optics, but you might have just gotten a bad one. Call them for instructions on how to send it back.
     
  3. dfanonymous

    dfanonymous Well-Known Member

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    Just curious
    Just curious, does increasing and decreasing magnification make anything better or worst?
     
  4. Deviant

    Deviant Well-Known Member

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    That didn't seem to make a difference either way.
     
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