Spotting scopes

To: Dave Torr <>
Subject: Spotting scopes
From: peter crow <>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 15:34:36 +1000
Being able to rotate the scope 90 degrees so that you can look into the scope from (say) the right hand side enables the viewer to raise the scope considerably (in fact to the same level as a straight through scope) to look over long grass, bushes etc.

took me two years to work that out.


On 26/09/2007, at 10:24 AM, Dave Torr wrote:

I can't speak for other makes but on my Kowa there is an adjustable
ring which allows you to rotate the scope body so the angled lens can
point in any direction. But I can't see this is of much use - normally
the angled lens points up and I bend over slightly to look down into
it. If I had it pointing down then I would have to crouch down below
the scope and look up - which seems very contorted. Or am I missing


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