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    I'm toying with the idea of going from shooting AHC (pins and 12" stab) and going into the big boys class of MBO (Scope and 55'LOL Stab) have a cbe 3D Elite sight but no scope and stabilizer,whats a poor Boy to do any ideas on which scope and power for 3D!!!Would pefer .010 pin and any advice would be great as I'm now in uncharted waters

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    Talking Here's what I think !

    I got a 6 power scope with a red circle , there are alot of different types here in the " BIG BOYS CLASS " that has alot less shooters !

    I got a clearifier in my peep !

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    Scopes and lenses really come down to trial and error and personal preference as to up pin, cross hairs or dots. Everyone can chime in here but all you will get is what they (I) like.

    Viper is a very good scope for the money, it comes with a lens, your choice of magnification. It uses an up pin. A very important consideration is lens power and again very dependent on your own visual acuity. For 3D most don't go over 4X because of target motion.

    10 thou or 19 thou., again depends on your own acuity. I have both 10 and 19 and switch back and forth with no problems. I started with an up pin and never tried anything else. I am comfortable with the pin and doubt a dot would work. I am planning to shoot a bunch of field this year and will give a dot a workout.

    If you have a chance with friends, try what they have and make your own choice after trying several pins, dots, powers and fibre colour. Hope this helped a little, good luck.

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    I like a 4 power for 3d.

    I use a .19 up pin with a dot stuck to the lense it self. That way if you have a shot going into dark or in direct sunlight and you can't see the dot, you can remove the lense and make the shot using the up pin. Just make sure you mark the outer edges of the lense so you can put it back in the same position.

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    I shoot a 6 power center drill lens with a .10 fiber optic in it. which I heat the ends of the fiber optic and mushroom it some. so it's a little more than .10. and I like the green fiber optic. it seem to show up better than any other color...............but I would set it up like gator said. I know a few times that I wished mine was. good luck.
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    Like above, I use a center drilled lens.
    But mine is only 4 power and I use a .19 green fiber without flaring it.
    See if any of your friends will let you try one or three out to see what you like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Westy View Post
    I'm toying with the idea of going from shooting AHC (pins and 12" stab) and going into the big boys class of MBO (Scope and 55'LOL Stab) have a cbe 3D Elite sight but no scope and stabilizer,whats a poor Boy to do any ideas on which scope and power for 3D!!!Would pefer .010 pin and any advice would be great as I'm now in uncharted waters

    Thanks Westy
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    Sorry guys couldn't help myself got a CBE 4x with a .010 pin have to seee how it works out!!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Westy View Post
    Sorry guys couldn't help myself got a CBE 4x with a .010 pin have to seee how it works out!!!!!
    thats a really nice setup hope it works out for you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Westy View Post
    Sorry guys couldn't help myself got a CBE 4x with a .010 pin have to seee how it works out!!!!!
    How do you like it so far?

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    I bet the 4x makes the kitty-cats to large and it's messing with his sight picture.

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    4x isn't all that bad. I'm sure in no time 'ol Westy will get used to the mag and realize it won't bite him

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    Quote Originally Posted by Westy View Post
    Sorry guys couldn't help myself got a CBE 4x with a .010 pin have to seee how it works out!!!!!
    I shoot a CBE scope with an .019 pin 3x lens you can't go wrong with that set up I think you will be fine

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