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    Changing reticle in scope

    My old 4x Pronghorn started to fog up lately on the bushrifle so I have started to look for a replacement. Found a cheap 2-7 Leupold but its has a Plex reticle what I would like to get changed to a German #1.
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    My first ever scope had it and I liked it a lot in low light.

    Is there anyone doing it in NZ?

    I know some Khales-Zeiss-S&B and Leica scopes have them but if I would have had the $$$$ I wouldn't have a Pronghorn on it
    Nothing is tough about having a 70 lb bow and looking like an uncoordinated praying mantis while trying to draw it back.

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    You can send scopes back to Leupold to have that changed. I think @dale did it recently? he might be able to help you.

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    there is also an outfit in Auzz doing repairs and custom work for LEUPOLDs . .. they did a custom dial for me, great guys & service was excellent

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    Maybe look around and buy a scope with the reticle you want? Can be hit and miss getting things changed, I sent one back to leupold for a repair under warranty took bloody forever - also the company communication was absolutely crap.

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    Hi, yeah there was a cost of about $400 inc shipping etc to send it after guncity took a cut even though I was getting it sent for a repair in the first place with the warranty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mauser308 View Post
    Maybe look around and buy a scope with the reticle you want? Can be hit and miss getting things changed, I sent one back to leupold for a repair under warranty took bloody forever - also the company communication was absolutely crap.
    Yeah that might be easier, I see there are some new 4 x32 Meopta back at home for not much more than this sh Leupold. You don't see many scopes with #1 reticle nowadays, or at least not in my budget range.
    Nothing is tough about having a 70 lb bow and looking like an uncoordinated praying mantis while trying to draw it back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dale View Post
    Hi, yeah there was a cost of about $400 inc shipping etc to send it after guncity took a cut even though I was getting it sent for a repair in the first place with the warranty.
    Thanks Dale,

    it looks like am better of just getting something else than.
    Nothing is tough about having a 70 lb bow and looking like an uncoordinated praying mantis while trying to draw it back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 300_BLK View Post
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    Nothing is tough about having a 70 lb bow and looking like an uncoordinated praying mantis while trying to draw it back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gadgetman View Post
    That's the varmit tip. He wants the number one.
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    In true Billy T James style

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    & can i get one that glows in the dark ?

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    Try Andrew Rackstraw optical service and repair, he's fixed a few scopes for me in the past 04 970 3707

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    Yeah, tried some black tape but the bloody thing keeps peeling off.

 

 

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