Scope Parallax Tip

There is much confusion among shooters concerning the difference between ocular lens focus and parallax adjustment. “Focus” implies focusing your eye to the reticle and should be adjusted once and left set; parallax focuses the reticle on the target and must be adjusted accordingly for accurate long-range shooting. Here JJ shows the difference and tells how to set up your new scope.

Keith Finch
Keith is the Editor-in-Chief of GAT Marketing Agency, Inc. A USMC Infantry Veteran and Small Arms and Artillery Technician, Keith covers the evolving training and technology from across the shooting industry. A Certified Instructor since 2009, he has taught concealed weapons courses in the West Michigan area in the years since and continues to pursue training and teaching opportunities as they arise.