As a new aspiring long distance shooter I have sorted through the counter chatter at many stores and read threads till I can see them in my sleep. I stumbled across Sightron products as a random search of distance oriented scope numbers. Saw one tread that claimed the writer could see a rabbits whiskers against the snow at 300 yds. Dumb reason to spend over a grand for a scope (SSIIISS10-50x60 LRMOA) with treads such as they are sometimes but it was what I wanted to see so I bought one through Optics Planet. Next to my Sig 716 heavy it is the best shooting money I have spent to date and look forward to adding one to my SR 556 FB as well. Thanks for a great product line.
The 10-50x60 LRMOA is my third Sightron scope, I have the 3x15 SII and 8-32 SIII. The 10-50 is the best scope I have used for long range shooting, far superior to anything else I have used. Magnification is perfect for ultra long range, resolution is exceptional, better than any other high dollar scope I have used. tracking is spot on as well.
This is a Fantastic scope. Bright. Sharp. Contrasty. Color correct. Tracks perfectly and 100% repeatable. Excellent knobs and markings. Ideal focus/parallax adjustments. Built for strength and reliability.
It is a SECOND focal plane scope. This renders the MOA or any other ranging reticle system useless, unless set on EXACTLY 24x, because when zoomed, the reticle image remains constant, and does NOT change size concurrently with the target image. At less than 24x ranging is exaggerated. Over 24x, ranging errors are shortened.
IF this were a FIRST focal plane design, where the reticle image maintains a proportional size with respect to the target image, those ranging errors do not occur. The MOA reticle would be accurate and usable AT ANY POWER.
Good shooting, my friends.
Mike Elder, Hhighlands, TX