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The accuracy is supposed to improve as parallax error is reduced.  

 

A few years ago the similar MTC VIPER CONNECT was fashionable, and people did win HFT events with them.  It must work OK as it still sells.  

 

For target shooting they are fine.  For target and game, I prefer a Hawke Panorama - nice fine reticle and clear sight picture.  Your eyes are not mine though.  

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20 hours ago, Wharf Rat said:

The accuracy is supposed to improve as parallax error is reduced.  

 

A few years ago the similar MTC VIPER CONNECT was fashionable, and people did win HFT events with them.  It must work OK as it still sells.  

 

For target shooting they are fine.  For target and game, I prefer a Hawke Panorama - nice fine reticle and clear sight picture.  Your eyes are not mine though.  

Interesting thank you, it’s the field of view that interests me for quick target acquisition, ie following squirrels through trees 

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My experience with mtc was dire. When I contacted them to try and get a scope fixed they had a could not care less attitude so however good or not their scopes might be without after sales backup it makes it pointless buying another in my eyes.

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On 03/05/2021 at 21:25, johnnytheboy said:

Interesting thank you, it’s the field of view that interests me for quick target acquisition, ie following squirrels through trees 

Field of vision is improving on lots of scopes compared to what we grew up with I think.  From memory the Connect certainly had a nice wide field.    I like the Hawke Panoramas for hunting and target shooting myself, they have improved FOV over old Sterling Golds and the like.  

 

I know the Connect as chap  I knew was testing a one for a magazine feature, and asked me to have a few shots with it over an HFT course for a second opinion.  I liked the scope but found that I didn't get on with wearing my glasses and using it.  Initial target acquisition with no specs was obviously awful.   He wears specs too, but found them to give no difficulties.  Something to consider perhaps.  The reticle was wonderfully fine I do recall.

 

I will say one thing.  If you can shoot OK with this style of scope, shooting both eyes open is a doddle.  I have a  1.4-4 x 24 for ratting on an old Meteor.  Great for snap shooting.  Not sure if the parallax adjuster on the Atom would hamper your left eye though, my son has a similar scope on his black rifle, but with a much smaller left hand side turret.  

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