Henning - thank you for the posting and you’re most welcome for the praise. You’ve brought some really useful insights and skills to the forum. I really appreciate your willingness to share.
Very best regards,
Thank you Henning. It is sturdy and surprisingly light at the same time due to the video cage equipment.
The central mount is a little different than yours. The video people use NATO rails for mounting some accessories and handles. NATO rail is basically a refined picatinny or Weaver rail so...
Here is a quick photo. Equipment is basically a mashup of video rig hardware. A cheese bar between two handles with sight mounted on plate. Plate (sight) moves left-right, up-down on the cheese bar. It can also be reversed to set the sight further from the eyepiece if that’s...
I will try to photo and post tonight. But I am also eager to see if I can overcome 30 years of putting the dot precisely on the target. I definitely qualify as an “old dog”.
Very best regards to you,
Yes, that is very interesting!!!
My background includes rifle sighting so I’ve been more oriented toward getting the dot to the center of the view rather than parallel to the center of the view (optical axis).
Consequently, I mount the sight in front of the eyepiece on video rail which permits...
Very interesting design. With the red dot side mounted are you able to overcome the parallax problem at all? If so, what happens when you shift from 75 yards to 400 yards focus? Do you need to readjust every time there is a large distance differential?