telescopic sight

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Synonyms for telescopic sight

gunsight consisting of a telescope on a firearm for use as a sight

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He spend several months in the hospital, and with nothing to do and a love of guns, he invented what is now called Bullet Drop Compensation.
The rear focal plane BDC reticle is intended to be fast up close on IX, while offering ranging and bullet drop compensation out to 1000 yards.
With 80 MOA of internal adjustment and the absurdly simple Bullet Drop Compensation (BDC) reticle, this scope is a no-brain er for cash-strapped hunters looking to scope their rifle.
The rest of the reticle is in the front focal plane and thus can be used for bullet drop compensation or windage/lead compensation at any magnification.
However during the development of the new bullet drop compensation reticle its designer realized it would also be useful with the 300 AAC Blackout and 300 Whisper cartridges.