Schmidt + Bender Reticles


Zeiss Reticles



Swarovski Reticles



Leupold Reticles                                                                                            Burris Reticles


Reticle - A matrix of dots, posts or lines, visible inside a rifle's telescopic sight, normally adjustable via exterior knobs for windage and elevation. After careful adjustment at a known range, the shooter aims the rifle by superimposing this matrix onto the target. With good estimation or range, cooperation from the wind, a clear eye and a steady hand, he may have a reasonable expectation of hitting his target. Also, less correctly: Reticule. Or, in British: Graticule. Reticle design is limited only by the creativity of the designing engineer. But, as with many things, often the simplest design is the most enduringly useful.


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