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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:30 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:45 pm 
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Just a note that I've got some more discovery 3-9x40 as well as more Discovery HD 5-25X50SFIR FFP scopes due Christmas eve, and some more ohhunt 3-9X32 ao scopes coming as well in a different shipment.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 8:56 pm 
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Thanks for sharing details! The camera mount was my mistake. It comes in a separate box. It's seems I was not with it this week, I've had a teribble cold/flu and not getting much sleep, so it's showing. Sorry for that.
Thanks for checking the measurements, I'll have to communicate with Discovery to update their specs. Meanwhile I'll change the specs on the site.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:30 pm 
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All is good, Mr. Wes sir!

I am happy with my purchase :D


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:06 pm 
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INITIAL IMPRESSIONS

Discovery 3 - 9 x 40 AO; 2nd FP

1. comes in a nice box with foam ends
2. 1 piece bikini-type rubber covers included
3. med height dovetail mounts included
4. 3" sunshade also included---this one came as a surprise since there was no mention of this extra
5. even and nice anodizing; no scratches nor dings
6. length is about 13.2" and not the advertised 12.2"
7. the AO bell is pretty stiff but better stiff than loose
8. min. parallax is 5 yards to infinity
9. mildots and half mildots closely positioned and may bother some; reticle is semi-fine and about the same as my Hawke 2-7x32 AO's (glass-etched reticle)
10. clear glass for its price and about the same as my more expensive Hawke 4-12x50 AO's (glass-etched reticle)

Discovery 4.5 - 18 x 44 SF; 2nd FP

same as numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5

1. length is 12.5" and not the advertised 13.5"--it is a smallish scope, the 3 - 9 x 40 looks like its big brother---I like the size on this one
2. 2" sidewheel included; looks cute and not cumbersome;
3. side parallax adjustment is smooth
4. min. parallax is 15 yards to infinity
5. mildots and half mildots not closely positioned as the 3 - 9 x 40's and are not cluttered; reticle is thicker than that of the 3-9x40's
6. clear glass for its price and clarity is about the same as the Discovery 3 - 9 X 40's

7. no sunshade nor camera mount included--there was no mention of the former though but there was of the latter and I noticed it only now when I
browsed it again


Note: transport from Canada to my door (Gallup, NM) was exactly 8 days, Saturday and Sunday included :D

P.S. Both scopes came w/ the ever-present microfiber cleaning cloth

Another sidenote: communication with seller was excellent :D


Nice review and i bought the same scope and yes its a nice scope ....But this is the dealers section not review section so its been move to there


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