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    Default clarity test with my 2 scope

    TEST 1.

    scope : 4-16x40AOE TASCO
    target & distance : 100mm OD wood pillar at 200m,
    mag setting : 10x
    result photo:











    TEST 2.

    scope : 2.5-10X56 (EX-MILITARY SNIPER SCOPE)
    target & distance : 100mm OD wood pillar at 200m,
    mag setting : 10x
    result photo:


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    ok, so what am I missing? They pretty much look the same to me, or is that the point?


    <span class='smallblacktext'>[ Edited Tue Jun 07 2005, 12:02PM ]</span>

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    Agree with u spyker
    what exactly was the purpose and result of this test ?

    another thing, u cannot do clarity tests with a camera. if it's moved while taking the photo it will not give a true reflection of the clarity ...

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    the point is: they look from bare eye are pretty much the same clarity.

    but the 2.5-10x56 with 30mm tube has a better picture from a camera.

    why?

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    The pole doesn't seem to be at 200m, more like 90.

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    2nd that Lewis, if not 60

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    I think so too. Defnitely not 200m. unless that pole is quite small.

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    assume the 2nd one is a std 30/30 reticle........

    ie. distance between the thick posts = 30" @ 100 yds on 4X
    and on 10X it's 12" @ 100 yds.

    given the pole = 100mm, and looking at the bottom pic, therefore the distance between the posts is about 400mm.

    12" = 305mm

    400/305=1.31
    +/- 131 yds???


    <span class='smallblacktext'>[ Edited Tue Jun 07 2005, 02:17PM ]</span>

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    hehe... have a look this


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    ok ok you win!!!!

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    What type of camera do you have Boondock? Can you set it manually? ie the f.stop and exposure time?

    Looks like the first pic is overexposed alot?

    Do you have a preference over the two scopes?

    Man that looks like a nice place to setup an FT course!
    Think you'd have to get fit with those inclines though.

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    avion makes a good point .The human eye is a lot more forgiving than a camera .

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    i m using a idiot proof canon v3, i will try to set manual mode and see how it goes.

    i still feel look thru a 30mm tube can have a much brigher image than 1' tube. maybe that's y the 30mm tube always got nice pic by my camera.

    the open space is outside my backyard. it's a interval between the vineyard and resident. no road lead into there. so there is nobody walk thru that space during the weekdays. i used to shoot from the position where i m shoot the pic to that deal tree. it was a very nice "range" until neighbor's sensetive ear dog issue came out. what a pity.


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    the second scope is clearer, u can see the first one looks a little sharper towards the inside and loses its quality as it moves outwards, just a little somin i know from photographic lenses, the center of any lens is its highest quality and loses its quality as u move further away from the center, a good quality lens wont show this fade as much as a bad quality lens, judging by the price u paid for that first scope on ur previous thread, id say its got a Cr#p lens, so what u see here is not the size of the tube but the quality of the glass

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    b4 i buy them. the dealer already told me the second scope got better lens. but i haven't found a way to proof it by myself until now. i reckon from the bare eye is really not easy to tell the difference of clarity. hehe.. maybe use a camera to do such test is good idea.

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