Okay, I've got two of these scopes now. One on my Crosman 1322 multi pump that I have made into a nice little carbine (added a steel breech, this scope, and Crosman skeleton stock), and one came with my Crosman F4 and is mounted on this air rifle. Both have been reliable scopes for me. I have eyesight problems (distance, up close, and astigmatism, and cataracts), and this scope, by turning the rear lens adjuster, brings both cross hairs into very sharp focus for me, and both at the same time. This is an important feature, and not all scopes will get BOTH cross hairs in sharp focus for me. It is not toted as as being a scope with an adjustable objective, or AO. An adjustable objective lets you focus the front objective lens in order to get the target in best focus. A scope without AO comes preset for best focus at some predetermined distance. Scopes made for powder burners often come set to 100 yards. A .22 long rifle scope may come set at 50 yards. An airgun, however, is very often used for target shooting at 10 yards, and some airguners even like to shoot flies at, say 5 yards. A preset non AO scope can cause parallax problems if used at other distances. A scope with AO has a marked ring in front that you can turn to set at, say, 10 yards to infinity.
Now to an important point. This scope, while not an "AO scope", DOES have the ability to change the focus of the front objective lens. I have done this and set both of mine for sharp focus at 10 yards. Here's how it's done, and, while nit as convenient to do as an AO scope, it is easy to do. Pick your favorite distance to shoot at and set it there, and change it when needed. Look at the photo of the scope showing the front objective lens. You'll see 1. there are threads in there in front of the objective lens, and 2. there is a threaded ring at the very front of the scope. To change the focus of the objective, set up a target at whatever range you want it to be focused at. Put your gun with scope mounted on a rest so you can view the target. Remove that front most ring on the scope, in front of the objective lens. You will find another ring that is inward of the ring you just removed. The inner ring has a couple of grooves in it, I suppose it's for a tool they use to adjust this at the factory. The ring isn't real tight, and you should easily be able to turn it with your fingers. View your target you preset at the focus distance you want to set the scope to, and turn this inner ring. Try turning it one way and see if the focus gets sharper, or blurrier. Whichever way it gets sharper, turn until you get the sharpest possible view of the target. When you have found the best setting, reinstall that front ring, and just snug it down with your fingers, no need to tighten it with a vulkan death grip! Get your front adjuster set for crisp, sharp cross hairs, and you are ready to shoot using a scope set for you.
I like these scopes and consider them a bargain at the price. They give nice, bright views, and I use the 1322 with this scope at night, using a small red led flashlight mounted to this scope with an extra mount ring, and shoot rats at night, and it works fine. The red led light makes their eyes glow brightly, and you can't miss seeing that. 4 power is enough for this purpose, and I am shooting at from 7 to 12 yards or so.
If you are on a budget, but want a decent scope for your dollar, I think these are a good choice. If you do a lot of shooting to 25, even 50 yards, then maybe a 3x9 would be a better choice. But, for 10-20 yards, these work great for me.
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