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By Bill McRae
February 28, 2013

There are a lot of technical terms when describing optics, such as riflescopes, binoculars and spotting scopes.

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Larry Stoddard wrote:
April 30, 2013

Excellent explanation and. Very helpful in understanding optics.

broknaxl wrote:
March 04, 2013

A good definition of Parralax would have been nice. We hear about it all the time,but a lot of people don't really understand what it is.

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