What did Caesar’s wife have in common with riflescopes?

  • Condition:
  • Make:Samuel B. Mann BOOK
  • Model:'LIGHT AT THE START OF THE TUNNEL - Are rifle scopes off the rails?'
  • Ammo Type:Centrefire
  • Action Type:Break
  • Calibre:.577 Nitro Express
  • Serial Number:n/a

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Seller Type: Private User
Licence # 431-725-90B
Location: ESSENDON NORTH, VIC, 3041
Phone #: *** click to reveal ***
Transferring Dealer: Trophy Arms, VIC, 3040 Licence # 61329941F, VIC, 3040
Licence # 61329941F
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It may be that modern hunting scopes are finally able to withstand heavy recoil indefinitely. But to trust them for serious work against dangerous and wary game, they should not only BE reliable but their mechanisms should APPEAR reliable, and few of them do.

Despite makers’ claims, if the designs show apparent susceptibility to recoil inertia, such as swivelling, spring-suspended erector tubes, they are hardly above suspicion.

So, compared with the apparent vulnerability of most modern scopes, Julius Caesar's wife Pompeia could have been a Vestal virgin.

'LIGHT AT THE START OF THE TUNNEL' is a high-calibre BOOK on riflescopes; it explains the problems and how we could conquer them.

The standard price ($20 plus $4.30 postage) includes an additional 20 pages of information to be delivered by email attachments - but enhanced copies with black reticles on the cover and/or the extra pages printed and glued in are available on request, POA.

(Firearm details in the ad's form were needed to get it into the Rifle section; initial drawing is adapted from old art portraying an aged Pompeia.)

Date Listed: 28/02/2022


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