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Riflescope Basics

Riflescope Basics

This may sound like a silly question, but bear with me.  There is a method to my madness. To a shooter, it is a weapon sight.  It is supposed to be slapped on top of a weapon, sighted in and used for its intended purpose: aiming. To an engineer, it is an opto-mechanical device that is used for aiming.  Nowadays, it is not even always a pure opto-mechanical device since quite a few riflescopes have some electronics in them (reticle…

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