windage scale

windage scale

[′win·dij ‚skāl]
(ordnance)
Scale for adjusting a sight to allow for the effect of the wind on a bullet in flight. Also known as wind gage.
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The sight also sports a micrometer windage scale and a large windage-adjusting knob on the right front portion of the sight.
5x Objective Lens Diameter 22mm Angle of View 4 Field of view 236 feet at 1,000 yards Elevation scale 100-1,300 meters Windage scale 10 Mils in either direction Dioptric Correction None Exit Pupil 6mm Eye Relief 2.
Check that the block for the rear sight's windage scale isn't loose.
The elevation staff is adjusted by a caroming screw and a wheel while the vernier calibrated windage scale is adjusted by two, opposing thumbscrews.
After zeroing, you may loosen the screw and set the windage scale to zero.
The sturdy rest also has a built-in arrow holder and laser-etched windage scales.
Laser-etched elevation and windage scales allow sight-in in minutes.
The rear receiver sight features an adjustable diopter eyepiece, vernier graduated elevation and windage scales and quarter-minute adjustment knobs.