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    Sharp Shooter

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    Why have we changed over to a white target with a black kill zone, see'ing that our reticles on our scopes are black? It is particularly difficult to shoot at a black kill zone with a nato recticle.
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    we are following international standerds

    also if you can see your retical you are not on target...............lol
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    Protea FT Team '12/'16/'17

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    the reason for this is one of, when the kill zone was white, after a couple of shoots especialy at 13mm and 20mm the colour was gone so now you have black KZ and black face plate this makes it more difficult to shoot than the other way around.

    the only argument is that you can see where the other shooters missed! the thing is were did they aim? if there is wind they surely did not aim at the center of the KZ, so this does not help much either.
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    Black kill zone + black crosshair
    Makes no sense to me ...
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    Protea FT Team '12/'16/'17

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    Black KZ and black face plate make no sense to me.

    even the Leupolds with the find crosshaircan be seen on a black KZ
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    I have been shooting FT since it's been introduce in SA . The KZ from that time and now had all the colours of the rainbow and the crosshairwas no problem even with a black KZ. As Mr. Mann said even a finer crosshaircan be seen on a black KZ.
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    When being told about a black kill zone with your black crosshair, I frowned imagining it. Yesterday I shot for the first time in ages. I must say, it did not bother me. It worked quite well.
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    Protea FT Team '07/'08/'09/'10/'11/'12/'13
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    If you adjust the focus on your occular lens correctly (the lens at the back, where you adjust the clarity of your reticle), then it is no problem at all, seeing it clearly on a black background. The best way to do that, is to aim at a white wall, and then adjust the occular lens, untill the crosshair is crisp and clear, and as black as possible.

    Just remember that you should always focus on the crosshair, and not the target, when shooting.
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    Well finally,there might be an actual use for illuminated crosshairs.
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    So thats why I always miss, I always look at the target...LOL
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    Sharp Shooter

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    It's simply a case of polical correctness!
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    Oops!!!
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    Sharp Shooter

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    Thats allright. Simply donate 10% of your income to " buymacanewscope fund" and all will be forgiven.
    Pm me for banking details.
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