What is a dual reticle scope?

Description. The Shepherd DRS (Dual Reticle System) Scope is the only scope with two independently adjusting reticles which provide visual verification that the proper windage and elevation adjustments have been made.

Are Shepherd scopes still made?

Shepherd Scopes has 12 new products launching at this years Shot Show 2017. Shepherd Scopes (www.shepherdscopes.com) has opened its new manufacturing center for optics in Largo Florida and is now a part of Salvo Technologies, www.salvo-technologies.com.

Are duplex reticles good?

The duplex reticle can serve as a guide to help you guess the proper hold over. It can also be much more precise. Shooting at extended range with precision is doable with a duplex reticle; it just takes some work up front on your part.

Who makes dual focal plane scope?

With those realities in mind, we have developed the best of both scopes into one scope. Quigley-Ford has developed a Dual Focal Plane etched ballistic plex reticle.

What does a duplex reticle look like?

Duplex Reticle It has the same cross-shape pattern with thicker lines until close to the center where the lines become very thin again. This draws your eye into the center of the scope for quicker and more natural aiming with better visibility of your actual target. It also makes aiming at a moving target easier.

What is a 5.56 reticle?

The XTR II Ballistic 5.56 Gen 3 reticle is made for ultra-fast target engagement at short distances and trajectory compensation to push out to extended ranges. It’s an incredibly versatile tactical reticle. Mil measurements. Illuminated broken-circle pattern with center dot.

How does a duplex reticle work?

“Duplex”-style reticles feature a thin center wire with heavier outer sections. The distance between the intersection of the wires at the center and the point on the wire where it thickens can be used as one unit that subtends, or equals, a specific, yet different, measurement at various ranges.

What is a German reticle?

The reticle – German #4 is very similar to the “duplex” reticle widely spread in newer aged sights, but without a bold line at the top of the field of view. Due to the different thicknesses of the outer lines and the inner crosshairs, this grid is perfect for snapshot shooting and thoughtful precision targeting.

When did the Shepherd dual reticle scope come out?

When he awoke the next day he could not get that dream out of his head and by 1983 the Shepherd Dual Reticle Scope, was on the market. The scope was developed by taking the best features of the German system and combining them with those of the American system.

What is SheShe Shepherd reticle system?

Shepherd’s patented reticle system is the only scope with dual, independently adjustable reticles which allows for one reticle to be a point of reference for the other.

What is the dual reticle system?

As Dan pursued his study of scopes and developed his Dual Reticle system he discovered some amazing things that could be done that would soon obsolete the present scopes on the market and revolutonize the design of rifle scopes and their’ reticles. The dual reticle range finding fire control optics work through all powers.

What did Dan Shepherd see in his scope?

In 1979 while in a sound sleep, Dan Shepherd dreamt he was hunting deer. He looked into his scope to check its’ zero and saw that there was a bright light dead center of the scope and another star like light at about ten o’clock high.