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Scott CWO

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This is quite interesting, would you mind posting the picture of the back of it for comparison?
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You can clearly see there is no indication of a white lock or unlock painted symbol or directional arrow. You can also see that I dug out the silicone plug and tried turning the screw. Like I said it is a #1 hex tool. The supplied hex tool is a 1.5 that fits the L/R and U/D adjustment screws.

I bought it straight from Leica’s Outfitter program and it is the latest offering. Retailers will be getting the new model soon if not already getting them. Want to trade? Lol.
 

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And there’s not another option to lock or unlock anything. I think they went from 90 to 114 clicks of adjustment and deleted the locking screw. Unfortunately for me, it’s not enough adjustment for my rifle.
 

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That's very interesting. If the lock screw had been covered with silicone and the screw size changed not to match the adjustment screws then it does indeed seem like Leica decided this was not necessary. Would love to hear a comment from Leica regarding this.
 

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Thank you Scott. Very interesting indeed.

Would you please also show the User Manual instructions that came with your unit? That will be quite interesting too :)
 

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Well I’m in Dallas waiting to board the Qatar flight to Doha and then on to Joberg and Maun.

Got the Leica red dot sighted in about 1/4” low at 25yards and 3/4 high at 50 yards. Same for the scope. Everything is sorted!
 

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Good luck on your hunt
 
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Good luck Scott. Does anyone know who he is hunting with?
 

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