Fixed mag for FT?

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  1. cb2591

    cb2591 Member

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    How do people manage to shoot 35,40 or 45 fixed mag scopes? I assume you need an adapter for close ranges. But 45 mag at 8 yds dosent make sense lol.
     
  2. RobF

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    depends on the scope if you need a close focus adapter, but the mag isn't a problem for quite a few... and the mag isn't there just to make things bigger.
     
  3. cb2591

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    Assume the mag is for range finding,just seems strange to shoot everything at say 45 mag. There is a Falcon in the sale section. I beleive it would need an adapter.The T35.Im still going to shoot off on Sunday ,will have a look at what is about. ps i know the tx sr is sold.
     
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    raisedbybrocks New Member

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    I was worried about standing shots with my weaver 36, but it works out great. I seem to get a more regular pattern of movement and relax more as it shows me there is no chance of staying completely still. It does need the close adapter for sub 16 yards, I think the Falcon comes into 10 yards. I would have had one of these if the weaver had not turned up. Another contender, without spending too much is the sightron, big sky 36 mag. Spent a bit of time with one and slightly better optics than the weaver, comes down to 9/10 yards without adapter. Smaller gaps between 50/55 on the parallax but seemed to come in consistent.
     
  5. CoolId

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    The 40 mag is for the longer shots, the fixed mag is for the optical quality and range finding. Actually mine will focus to 9 yards so I only use the adaptor occasionally. Very short shots only seen to be a problem with standers where the high mag does seem to make it more difficult

    Regards

    Dave
     
  6. JAGXKRS

    JAGXKRS Sparky's Bodyguard

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    You lot are weird, 55yds 2nd Mildot down and it falls over:p:p:p:D:D:D
     
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    NJR 100 Because I`m AWESIME !!

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    I went from variable 10 - 50 Big Nikko where i shot sitters on x50 and kneelers / standers on x20.

    Found fixed x35 to be a perfect mag for my Ft shooting. Give it a go?
     
  9. luger

    luger Malta's GOS!!!

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    I ask myself this question a million times a day!

    Still cant figure out how someone can take a stander or kneeler with a scope x35 mag or more :confused:
     
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    Except when you are shooting of course :p
     
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    Falcon T35

    I have had a T35 for some months now and I like it a lot. The fixed mag was murder for standers at first but with practice I'm getting there. I recently added a 50ft adaptor which is so much better than a hole in the front flip up :)
     
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    i used to hav a nikko,but i could not get on with the weight up on top,i went for a leup comp 40 and im alot steader on disaplines due to the weight of the rifle being better weighted,it takes time to get used to,on 10 or 20 u still hav the same movement but u cant notice it show much to wot u c on 40mag
     
  13. mikewills8904

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    fixed mag

    i use 2 leupold 40 mags comp . less hassle than altering mag for disaplines .
    takes a bit of getting used to but i would not change to anything else .

    have a look at all the top ft shots . there are quite a few using fixed mag .
     
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    Comp x

    the Comp X in 35 mag is about the best mix of rangefinding and decent optics you are gonna find . it will do just about anything you want FT wise . bright enough for dark targets . not such high mag that you will never find the target and spot on for ranging . can pick em up for about £ 600 ish . if you can get one with a duplex ret . spot on . tjhe T35 i found to dark and not very pleasant to use . the mk 4 in 35 mag . just to dark . ??? HOLLY
     
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    Where did you get the adapter from and how much? :)
     
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    Optics warehouse. £50.00 ish. :)
     
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  18. PeteM

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    Fixed 16 mag for me!

    I find that a fixed 16 mag scope is just a perfect balance.
    (FOV, size of 40mm kill at 55 yards, standers & kneelers, no twiddling with the mag ring)

    It has a custom range-finding reticle fitted. Designed for FT.

    So no optical anomalies, like heat haze, temperature shift, etc. to deal with.

    The scope is a Falcon Menace 16x44 Metric, originally with Skeleton EMD reticle.
    :D;)
     
  19. cb2591

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    !6 mag? Would have thought the range finding a little limited?
     
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    As did I cannot agree more.
     

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