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    Wrapped scopes

    Have recently noticed alot of rifles that have what looks like camo fabric tape wrapped around the scope, barrel and can. Understand wrapping the can to reduce tinny sound when pushing through bush. What am I missing with wrapping the scope?

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    Protects against scratches, keeps resale value high.


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    Looks tacticool
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    Less reflection of sunlight... No real idea

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    Quote Originally Posted by rogers.270 View Post
    Looks tacticool
    mainly this
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    Deer can't recognize anything wrapped in camo tape. They are very alert for scopes and barrels.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by SiB View Post
    Deer can't recognize anything wrapped in camo tape. They are very alert for scopes and barrels.......
    So all I need is a couple of milesof it and roll myself up and they will never see me. Could do the truck while i'm at it

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    Hides the Nik-Stirling or guncity names.

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    All my high use scopes are covered with it.
    Best and cheapest thing I could find to protect them.
    Has nothing to do with being tacti-cool at all. I just like looking after my gear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by R93 View Post
    All my high use scopes are covered with it.
    Best and cheapest thing I could find to protect them.
    Has nothing to do with being tacti-cool at all. I just like looking after my gear.

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    Admit it. You're hiding the Gun City scope.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwijames View Post
    Admit it. You're hiding the Gun City scope.
    They must be 30 yrs old then as that is the last time I was ever in a gun shitty😆

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    The reason for the camo tape is so no animal you are hunting can see what you see through.
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
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    Fuck I hate camo tape, Easiest way to make your nice rifle look like a cheap bush whore
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    Shoot it, root it & then BBQ it !!!

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    You are missing nothing.

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    I understand wrapping scopes and suppressors, but the number of people who wrap their whole rifle makes my head spin. What is the point of floating a barrel if you then strap it down to the stock with shitty tape to make it look cool?

 

 

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