Tabulated Data

WEIGHT 1,4 lbs

LENGTH 13 1/8 inches

MAGNIFICATION lOx

EYE RELIEF 3 inches fixed

ELEVATION AND WINDAGE____1/4 minute. 90 minutes of elevation and windage

MAIN ELEVATION 1/4 minute resolution type adjustment

WINDAGE 1/4 minute resolution type adjustment

RETICLE Mil dot duplex for range estimation and calculated leads on moving targets. (3/4 or 1/4 mil dot.)

6. FOCUS CHECK. The teescope should be focused to the individual's eye.

To check the focus, point the scope at a distance scene or the sky and drape a white hankerchief over the objective end. Look at a distance scene with unaided eye for several seconds and quickly glance into the eyepiece of the scope. If properly focused, the reticule should appear instantly, distinct and sharp. If not the case, the eyepiece requires focusing.

7. FOCUS OF THE EYEPIECE. To focus the eyepiece, adjust the side focus knob until the correct focus is achieved.

8. PARALLAX. Parallax is defined as the apparent movement of an object as seen from two different points not on line with the object. Observe a target at a range of 300 yards. While looking through the scope, move the head vertically and horizontally in small increments. The reticle should not appear to change position on the target. If it does, parallax: is present and the objective lens must be focused.

9. PARALLAX. To focus the objective lens, adjust the side focus knob until the scope is free of parallax.

10. EYE RELIEF. When issued the telescope should be set all the way forward in the scope mounting rings. This setting will provide the needed 2 to 3 inch eye relief for almost all shooters. It is possible, however, to move the sight slightly to achieve proper eye relief by unlocking the keeper ring to the rear of the scope and adjusting the rear of the scope to the desired eye relief.

11. THE RETICLE. The duplex reticle in the telescope provides the sniper with a range-finding capability. To determine range, the following formula is used:

Heighth of target (in meters or yards) x 1000 Heigth of target (in mils) = Range

The dots on the fine crosshairs are 1 mil apart with a total of 5 dots from the center to the thick post in each direction.

12. ELEVATION AMD WINDAGE. The lOx Ml model has approximately 90 minutes of elevation adjustments, and 15 minutes of windage, it features friction type adjustments. For example, almost twice as much needed for the 7.62 mm 173 gr. national match cartridge to reach 1000 yards. The adjustments have 1/4 minutes clicks with both audible and tactical feedback.

Model 10X-M3A Scope

8x Actual Size

The Mil Dot Reticle is a duplex style reticle having thick outer sections and thin center sections. Superimposed on the thin center section of the reticles is a series of dotsr {4 each side of the center and 4 above and below the center) that are spaced 1 milliradian apart, and 1 milliradian frcm both the center and the start of the thick section of the reticle. This spacing allows the user to make very accurate estimates of target range, assuming there is an object of known size (estimate) in the field of view. For example, a human target could be assumed to be about 6* tall, which equals 1.83 meters, or at 500 meters, 3.65 dots high (nominally, about 3.5 dots high). Another example would be a 1 meter target at 1000 meters range would be the height between two dots or the width between two dots. Basically, given a good estimation of the objects size, it is possible to fairly accurately determine the target range using the mil dot system.

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