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reticle

(ret -ă-kăl) A grid or pattern of two or more fine wires set in the focal plane of a telescope eyepiece and used in determining the position and/or size of a celestial object.

reticle

[′red·ə·kəl]
(optics)
A series of intersecting fine lines, wires, or the like which are placed in the focus of the objective of an optical instrument to aid in measurement of angles or distances.

reticle

i. A diamond, pipper, circle, cross, or any other mark used to assist any form of optical aiming in air-to-air and air-to-ground armament work as well as in a paradrop. See pipper.
ii. In photogrammetry, a cross or system of lines in the image plane of a viewing apparatus used singly as a reference mark in a monocular instrument or in a pair to form a floating mark in a certain stereoscope.
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It's nice to be able to dial away from maximum magnification and still have a reticle that subtends correctly.
The new K1050 10-50X 56mm scope has a 30mm tube, a glass-etched illuminated reticle, a right-side parallax dial that adjusts from 8 meters to infinity, and a generous 4.0 inches of eye relief.
Externally the EXPS2 Green HWS looks identical to the red reticle model, apart from the "GREEN" lettered in white on the left side of the unit.
I've used most of those available, and in my experience three have proven to be the most capable: Nightforce's Velocity reticle, Zeiss's Rapid-Z 800 reticle, and Leupold's Boone and Crockett reticle.
- Lot 15 - 4X ASM5500 DUV reticle / crosshairs 300 + 5X + for 1X masks ASM100 - 9 inches,
Instead of just a simple dot, the E0Tech offers a circle/ dot reticle. In the center of a 65 moa circle you'll find a 1 moa dot.
When testing loads for accuracy I always prefer the advantages of a crosshair reticle. When shooting prairie dogs or other small targets, crosshairs provide an added level of accuracy.
- Costing $1.99, this customization option will allow you to have a retro theme with camo, reticle, patch, playercard, and background.
The popular Mil-Dot reticle is actually the most complicated of the lot.
The RMR features a red LED reticle with a four or eight MoA option, while the tritium/fibre optic version has a 9 or 13 MoA dot.
The Holland rail has a unique feature allowing it to be adjusted right or left, making it possible to center the scope reticle. The system comes with detailed instructions on how this is accomplished.
The reticle for the M249 comes with NSN 5855-01-039-2853, but it can be used only with the AN/PVS-4 night sight, which also requires a mounting bracket, NSN 3040-01-233-0352, for the M249.