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Old November 4, 2011, 04:34 PM   #1
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Air pistol scope

Any input on what scope to put on an RWS LP8 air pistol?

make, model and mounts.

Thanks for the help.
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Old November 5, 2011, 12:37 AM   #2
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Old November 7, 2011, 04:22 PM   #3
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Thanks for the feedback!
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Old November 7, 2011, 05:17 PM   #4
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Your pistol is a spring piston design.
A normal scope will not stand up to the unique recoil of a spring piston.
Be sure the scope you get is ok with this type of air gun.
Otherwise it will break, sooner or later.
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Old November 7, 2011, 06:11 PM   #5
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+1 on g.williker's comment. Standard scopes aren't designed to handle the recoil characteristics of a spring piston airgun. Not that the recoil is dramatic, but its major component is in the opposite direction of that of a firearm. SP's actually experience two forms of recoil, one forwards and one rearwards. Part of tuning an SP involves synchronizing these forces. But they'll still damage standard scopes.

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