Caption: The reticle
of the Cronus uses ranging marks designed to work with the IPSC targets commonly found on PRS and 3-Gun courses.
The best guidelines when selecting a reticle
are to identify what magnification range you want and where you'll expect to spend most of your time in it.
It's offered with an illuminated SR4-MOA reticle
that is powered by one CR2032 battery.
That fact was interesting to me, but I wasn't sure why it mattered, as turned up to its brightest setting the reticle
on a red EOTech HWS is more than bright enough to see in direct desert sunlight.
Suggested retail for the Magnus 1.510x42 starts at $1,799, with some reticle
options boosting the price.
Learning how to adjust your magnification ring to "calibrate" this type of reticle
to your bullet's ballistic curve is essential.
But what sets this sight apart from other "red dots" is the reticle
This unit also incorporates two different reticle
- Priced at $1.99, this pack will be a lethal combination as it includes themed camo, reticle
, patch, playercard, and background.
Another favorite of mine, the Burris "Ballistic Mil-Dot" reticle
, takes three fine-print pages of instructions to explain the proprietary Burris aspects of the system, plus an entirely separate booklet covering the Mil-Dot instructions.
The company's Tripower model, the TX30, is a xl reflex sight with a red chevron reticle
weighing 235 grams.