Monthly Archives: February 2009

26 Feb

>Customer Ring and Base Questions

Steven K. Ledin,

I had a few pretty good questions posted by a customer the other day I thought I would share with you folks:

“I am the poster child of novice and I seek your sage advice for my situation or set up. Rifle: Remington model 700 sps, 7mm mag (almost positive it is long action, not an a bolt). Has 4 mounting screws. Scope: Leupold VX-III 4.5-14x40mm long range model 55275 30mm tube. Purchased thru Optics Planet (satisfied customer RE price and delivery of scope and the services-advice of this forum).

Now on to my newbie questions: With regard to scope-base …

02 Feb

Bushnell Elite 3200 5-15×40 Tactical Riflescope on Beeman R-1 Air Rifle

Steven K. Ledin,

I installed some excellent new glass on my .20 caliber Beeman R-1 Anniversary model air rifle this weekend. The Bushnell Elite 3200 5-15×40 Tactical riflescope is airgun rated for the heavy dual recoil of magnum spring-piston airguns. This #325154T Japanese airgun scope stretches to over 14.5 inches, which is about the maximum length you can put on a barrel-breaking air rifle, and the objective lens housing is only about a half inch away from the barrel when pivoting it to load, which still permits easy access. Eye relief is a comfortable 3.5 inches. The fast focus eyepiece offers easy reticle