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    Centering a reticle

    Ok you optics guys, I need your help.

    What is the best way to center the crosshairs on a new scope? I've heard 2 methods. One is to press the scope up to a mirror and center the 2 reticles. The other method is to count the number of clicks and then click it back halfway. Some guys say one method while the next guy says the other...

    Does it matter?

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    Either will get you close.

    I count clicks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bitterroot Bulls View Post
    Either will get you close.

    I count clicks.
    Exactly the way I do it.
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    Thanks fellas. When I do that and then put the scope up to a mirror, the crosshairs are off centered by a fair amount. Does that mean the crosshair is actually off center a bit or is it just an illusion of some sort???????

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    Shouldn't be too far off.

    Was the mirror totally flush to the objective?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bitterroot Bulls View Post
    Shouldn't be too far off.

    Was the mirror totally flush to the objective?
    Yes. It takes about 30 clicks left and down to get them both centered....

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    That doesn't sound right. It sounds like either the objective end isn't square, or the reticle isn't centered in the erector assembly.

 

 

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