• Scopes come in two main types fixed power and variable power. Fixed power scopes have less moving parts theoretically enhancing durability. Variable power (adjustable magnification) have more moving parts but are tactically more efficient allowing more viewing options. By having the ability to power down you have the advantage of using lower power, enhancing the ability to scan a larger area, this also makes the scope more usable at closer ranges or when light conditions are less than favorable. This is called Field of View. This is the difference between viewing an object with...