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Airgun Optics and Accessories / Re: Built in scope level
« Last post by caniborrowsomeammo on Today at 04:09:10 PM »
I run an external level on a couple of mine. kinda like this:

https://www.amazon.com/Vortex-Optics-Riflescope-Bubble-Level/dp/B003JP4WU2/ref=sr_1_3?crid=2GIBM9RZASMV5&keywords=scope+level+30mm&qid=1558825308&s=gateway&sprefix=scope+level%2Caps%2C220&sr=8-3

But I've found this works just as good IMO for a mo betta price:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B075V4HNYY/ref=sspa_dk_detail_4?psc=1&pd_rd_i=B075V4HNYY&pd_rd_w=L1gEP&pf_rd_p=8a8f3917-7900-4ce8-ad90-adf0d53c0985&pd_rd_wg=zuPHt&pf_rd_r=JZHAQJ6XTG3FCFEX4SS9&pd_rd_r=23d76048-7f41-11e9-99e8-156e930cac10

After all we're just shooting airguns, and not reaching out 1000 yards. Notwithstanding, I guess cant will affect us at 100 yards, where cant affects PB's at further distances.
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Airgun Optics and Accessories / Built in scope level
« Last post by Alan on Today at 12:07:26 PM »
I found another worthless feature—an internal scope level. I mentioned before that in order to see it, you had to use the IR (reticle illuminator). Even then, it is very slow to react to movement, difficult to see, and impossible to see in bright daylight. To get to the point, I've been relying on the level, when I could see it, to make sure I didn't have the scope canted. The result was, that I've missed a couple of really long shots, when I know I shouldn't have missed.

So yesterday, and got out my home-made scope grid sheet. It is like squared graph paper, except the squares use 1/4 inch wide lines, spaced 2 inches apart (CtC). I tape the grid on my neighbor's fence, and make sure it is level, using a carpenter's level. From inside my garage where it is relatively dark, it is 45 yards to the grid. Using a small spirit level, I clamp the gun in my gun vise so that the action is level. Another level on the top of the vertical turret, in this case, was also level. Looking through the scope, the crosshairs perfectly align with the grip paper. However, the internal level was off by more than a "bubble". The last time I checked it, it was off by about 1/3 of a bubble, which I was compensating for. The scope has not been dropped, banged around, or subjected to abnormal use. Why it has moved, is a mystery.

I'm not going to take the scope apart to see if there is an adjustment for it, but from the outside using a bright light, the internal level appears to be glued into place.

The cure was easy enough. I just attached an external one (like I have on my other airguns).

In the final analysis, I could return it, as it is still under warranty. But considering the issues I've had with Hammer's US distributor, it is a no go!
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Alan's Corner / Re: Range Kit
« Last post by bnowlin on Today at 10:46:43 AM »
I once knew a guy, who did as you do. The last time out, he couldn't find a suitable spot, so he sort of squated. Unfortunately, that innocent looking bit of shrubbery wasn't just ivy!

At least it wasn't fire ants.
Bobn
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Alan's Corner / Re: Range Kit
« Last post by steveoh on Today at 10:05:20 AM »
Okay, I’ll play.

The Kit:
Born Wild Shooting Chair (totally addicted)
First Aid Kit in Truck
Cleaning Rod and supplies
5 gallon bucket filled with rubber mulch and target stapled to lid
Suitcase of big bore bullets
3 - SCBA bottles with hoses and one regulator
Rangefinder
Binoculars
Chrony and tripod
Adjustable wrench
Allen wrenches
Screwdrivers
Ballistol or one shot spray
Silicone cloth
Staples
Stapler
Pen, paper
9 volt battery
Hat, fleece, rags, cotton gloves
Silicone for bullet lube
And a bunch of airguns
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Alan's Corner / Re: Range Kit
« Last post by Alan on Today at 08:57:21 AM »
I once knew a guy, who did as you do. The last time out, he couldn't find a suitable spot, so he sort of squated. Unfortunately, that innocent looking bit of shrubbery wasn't just ivy!
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Alan's Corner / Re: Range Kit
« Last post by Steelhead on Today at 07:28:55 AM »
A couple of extra bullets in pocket, protein bar, toilet paper, hunting regulations (for reading while 'prepping' for toilet paper use) lighter for burning used toilet paper, and more toilet paper for use about 30 minutes later when you realize that you should have spent a couple of extra moments during the first session.

All other equipment options are luxury items.
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Alan's Corner / Re: Range Kit
« Last post by Alan on Today at 04:11:47 AM »
My range kit stays in my vehicle, unless I need it. The vest I wear, weighs in about about one pound, but the WAR Cobra is almost 10 pounds! Yet, my typical day at the ranch, amounts to ±1.5 miles of walking! I think that's a good thing as it keeps me healthy.
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Alan's Corner / Re: Range Kit
« Last post by Nicesurprice on Today at 01:28:11 AM »
Some basic hand tools.
Some O-rings for DIN connector fosters and probe.
Dental hook.
Bubble level.
Torc wrench for mounts.
Cleaning rod.
Spare fill hose.
And thats it i suppose.
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Alan's Corner / Re: Range Kit
« Last post by steveoh on May 24, 2019, 07:43:05 PM »
I think you bring more than me. Ask Kevin!
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Alan's Corner / Re: Range Kit
« Last post by bnowlin on May 24, 2019, 05:37:32 PM »
I bet you are tired when you get.  How do you walk wit all that.
Bobn
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