$30.00

For hunters of dangerous game and wary beasts . . .

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Seller Type: Private User
Licence # 431-725-90B
Location: ESSENDON NORTH, VIC, 3041
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Description:

If you hunt dangerous game, with a scope-sighted, hard-kicking rifle, the game might be even more dangerous than you think.

If you hunt sambar and other species that give few opportunities for a shot, you need a scope that won't let you down and gives the best field blending possible for quick target acquisition.

So, can you afford a scope that cuts field of view and recoil resistance but adds tunnel vision - just to save a few minutes when installing it?

Is it a great idea to get a bigger scope, just to claw back the FoV that image-movement has stolen?

'LIGHT AT THE START OF THE TUNNEL - Are rifle scopes off the rails?'
is a book about what's wrong with modern scopes.

It traces the riflescope's descent from mechanical-and-optical integrity to the dubious advances of constantly centred reticles, illumination and excess magnification, looking at the designs and specifications of many models and drawing on knowledgeable opinion to reach conclusions.

The author also goes into where you might look for the best scopes made today, good but old scopes on the Internet, collecting and mounting old scopes, notes on makers and how they could get back on track.

This offer includes five extra colour pages and an eight-page supplement added since publication.

205x140mm, 152pp, incl 28 colour pages, line drawings, tables and index. Australian postage is now included in the prices below. For security, mailing addresses and payment details should be made through the SSAA classified's messages or email.

The prices from 21 March 2021 have been revised for simplicity.

1 - Standard copies but with the 14 extra pages now to be emailed as PDFs, post paid: $24.30

2 - Enhanced copies with the extra text and photo pages printed and inserted, without a black reticle on the cover, including registered post: $30

3 - the enhanced book (2 - ) with a black reticle (stamped or drawn as req.)
including registered post: $37.60

4 - Standard copies (1 - ) but with reticles or other stampings that have smudged or not worked properly, posted: $15

NB: The main photo shows a digital approximation of the black-reticle special cover. The fourth photo is of a damaged erector tube (the bane of today's technology), explained in the text.

Date Listed: 23/04/2018

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