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Burris Handgun Instruction Manual

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Congratulations on purchasing a Burris® Handgun scope! Burris Handgun scopes deliver precision accuracy,and easily handle the recoil from big caliber handgun loads. Backed by the legendary Burris Forever Warranty, you will enjoy the following features of your Handgun scope:
Long Eye Relief. The compact, lightweight Handgun scopes provide extended eye relief, creating the perfect platform for handgun hunting.
Field Proven Reticle Technology. The Ballistic Plex™ reticle is one of the most simple, effective, and elegant trajectory compensating reticles on the market, and the Plex reticle delivers a clean,
simple aiming solution.
Low Profile Adjustment Knobs. The finger adjustable, low profile adjustment knobs create a sleek profile.Knob adjustments alwaysreflect a change in the point of impact,resulting in pinpoint
accuracy.
High Performance Glass. Provides excellent brightness and clarity with lasting durability – exactly what you expect from Burris.
Double Spring-Tension Internal Assemblies. Handgun scopes are built to withstand the harshest shooting environments and hold zero round after round.
Hi-Lume® Multi-Coated Lenses. Enhanced low-light performance and glare elimination, making more shots possible and increasing your success rate.

How To Use Your Handgun Scope

Eyepiece Focusing

The eyepiece can be focused so that the reticle appears sharp and black to any individual’s eye. Follow this procedure to quickly adjust the focus:
1. Point the scope at the sky or a plain wall and take a quick glance through the scope. If the reticle appears sharp and black, no further adjustment is necessary.
2. If the reticle does not appear sharp and black,take quick glances through the scope while rotating the eyepiece focus ring until the reticle pattern is sharp and black.
NOTE:Do not look through the eyepiece as you turn the focus ring.Your eyes will adjust to the out-of-focus condition.

Parallax/Focus Adjustment

– Not available on all models –
Parallax is the apparent movement of the reticle in relation to the target when the eye is not directly in line behind the center of the scope. Images from different distances focus in front of or behind the scope’s reticle.Parallax is more noticeable with higher magnification scopes. Parallax is adjusted by rotating the parallax adjustment ring located on the objective bell.When the scope is set parallax-free for the distance you are viewing, you should be able to move your head sideto-side or up and down without seeing the reticle move appreciably in relation to the target.

Windage/Elevation Adjustment

The low profile adjustment knobs feature a finger adjustment for both windage and elevation.Clicks are firm and audible. For easier adjusting, use a coin to turn the knob.Click values equal 1/2 in/100 yards (2x models), 1/4 in/100 yards (2-7x models), or 1/8 in/100 yards (3-12x model).Turret caps protect the scope from dirt and moisture, and prevent accidental adjustment changes when
in the field.

Burris Handgun Instruction Manual

Burris Handgun Instruction Manual

Mounting the Scope

We recommend using high-quality rings and bases when mounting your Handgun scope.Quality components ensure that your scope will remain safely and securely mounted, and will provide the maximum accuracy.Use care when mounting your scope as damage can be caused by improper mounting.

Care & Maintenance

Handgun scopes are fully waterproof and fogproof. In the event that the lenses are subjected to dust, dirt or mud,follow these steps to clean and protect the lens surface. Failure to remove grit before final cleaning is sure to damage lens coatings.Coarse dirt/debris must be removed from the lens surface.The most convenient way to clean a lens surface is to use a Lens Pen. Position the scope so particles will fall away from the lens, and then use the Lens Pen or soft brush to gently whisk away the debris while blowing on the lens to dislodge the particles. For heavy dirt, like dried mud, use a spray of clean water or lens cleaning fluid to remove the dirt.Your Handgun scope will provide reliable performance given reasonable care and treatment.All moving assemblies are permanently lubricated.Only occasional cleaning of the outside of the scope and the exterior lenses is required.Never disassemble your scope.Disassembly by anyone other than our factory will void the warranty. If you have any other problems with your riflescope, contact Burris Customer Service.

Handgun Scope Reticles

Ballistic Plex™

The Ballistic Plex reticle is a copyrighted Burris design on the lower vertical crosshair that compensates for bullet drop.The Ballistic Plex reticle is set to provide precise aiming from 100 yards
to 500 yards for many of the most common hunting cartridges. Examples of the actual bullet path for many of the most popular cartridges are available for download on our website at
www.burrisoptics.com. The Ballistic Plex reticle is extremely useful regardless of the cartridge you choose to shoot. Each ballistic line represents some exact yardage for whatever cartridge you shoot. It only takes a simple trip to a shooting range to make your own yardage chart to correspond to each ballistic line for your cartridge.

Burris Handgun Instruction Manual

Burris Handgun Instruction Manual

*Special Note on the Ballistic Plex Reticle for Handguns

Because of a much more complex set of variables for the huge range of handgun cartridges and wide range of barrel lengths,space in this manual doesn’t allow us to illustrate the myriad of methods to utilize the Ballistic Plex reticle.The chart above illustrates two examples of how the Ballistic Plex facilitates maximum accuracy over the practical range of various cartridges.Many additional examples are provided on the enclosed calibration labels or on our website at www.burrisoptics.com.

Simple to Use

1. Sight-in exactly at 50 yards or 100 yards depending on your cartridge andbulletselection.
2. Set your scope to the highest magnification.
3. Determine the bullet path of your cartridge at the climactic conditions you will be shooting.We highly recommend firing at each 25- or 50-yard increment for best accuracy. Record the results of your handgun/ cartridge combination for future reference.
4. Determine the distance to your target and select the corresponding ballistic line. Slight holdover or under may be necessary to handle in-between yardages.

Practice Makes Perfect

The Ballistic Plex is much more accurate than guessing holdover and faster and more reassuring to most shooters than using target-type adjustments. The nature of ballistics is such that everything is theoretical and if any one of the variables change (altitude, temperature,barometric pressure, humidity,bullet design, barrel length, chamber fit,seating depth,etc.)so does the ballistic performance.For maximum accuracy,practice at long ranges under similar conditions to those which you will experience in the field.

Burris Handgun Instruction Manual

Burris Handgun Instruction Manual

Burris Handgun Instruction Manual

Burris Handgun Instruction Manual

Ballistic Plex™

The Ballistic Plex is the most simple, effective, and elegant trajectorycompensating reticle. It’s quick and easy to use, and can be matched to any caliber or bullet weight for long-range accuracy.

Burris Handgun Instruction Manual

Burris Handgun Instruction Manual

Low Mag High Meg
Model A B W A B W
2x20 / / / 0,81 2,2 25
2-7x32 0,9 2,5 21,3 0,27 0,72 6,1
3-12x32 0,6 1,6 13,5 0,18 0,47 4,1

Plex Reticle

The simple Plex reticle provides a thin crosshair with bolded edges for a highly visible reticle in the field.This versatile design lets you zero in on animals of nearly any size.

Burris Handgun Instruction Manual

Burris Handgun Instruction Manual

Low Mag High Meg
Model A B W A B W
2x20 / / / 0,81 2,2 25
2-7x32 0,9 2,5 28 0,27 0,72 8,2

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