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A hunting rifle with a telescopic sight (called a 'scope') can also be used as a basic telescope to view distant objects (called 'glassing') but note this practice this is considered by hunters to be exceptionally poor field craft for a few reasons. 1) To use the telescopic sight mounted on a rifle as a basic telescope, the rifle must be pointed at the ...


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Adjustable power scopes are inherently less sturdy than fixed power scopes because they have more moving parts. A .308 has a fair amount of recoil and after repeatedly firing it could shake loose parts in a scope not designed for that purpose. It all depends on the scope, but an airgun scope would likely fail after a while if mounted on a .308.


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In Canada, you will need a hunting license depending on the province (or territory) and type of game you wish to hunt. Typically, a safety course is also required. For example, moose requires applying for a draw which is valid for a certain zone as determined by the department of natural resources. Moose Hunting British-Columbia Moose Hunting ...


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The issue isn't really variable vs. fixed power - it's whether the scope in question ("Weaver 3-9x40" is probably at least a dozen different scopes) is suitable for a high-power rifle or not. Most rimfire (and probably air-rifle) scopes are going to have a 30mm or smaller objective; I'd venture to guess that with a 40mm objective, it will be fine on a ...


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Two options are available to you depending on what style rifle, scope, and rings you are using: Loosen the scope rings and slide the scope along the scope tube rearward (towards the stock) Move the entire scope and mounting rings rearward. This would be the preferable option if your rifle has a picatinny style mounting rail. Some other items to ...



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