STI Custom Competition Rifle – Kahles K16i – Geco .223 63grs – 300m

I´ve been in Philippsburg today to zero my Rifle and to see, where I have to aim at 300m. What should I say – I’ve been very pleased! First, I’ve been at the 100m range to zero the scope with the Geco .223 63grs. This ammo performed best at 300m last year with my rifle. That was easy and done fast. The result looked like that after zeroing (flyer high right was the first shot, then came the group low. After that, I corrected by one click up and the group in the middle came last): Continue reading “STI Custom Competition Rifle — Kahles K16i — Geco .223 63grs — 300m”

Kahles K16i – 1-6×24 Abs. SI-1

Though I announced, that I´ll get a Helia5 from Kahles, I got now a K16i! Actually, the K16i should only be available for public authorities in Germany. But the great success in the 3-Gun market of the US brought Kahles to the decision to make the scope also available to the public in Germany. Good decision!

But first, before I describe my subjective opinion about the scope – the hard facts:

  • Field of view (ft/100yds) 127-20,1
  • Exit pupil (inch) 0,374-0,157
  • Eye relief (inch) 3,74
  • Dioptric compensation (dpt) 2/-3,5
  • Twilight factor (DIN 58388) 3,1-12
  • Impact pt. Corr. Per click (inch/100yds) 0,54
  •  Elevation/Windage Adj. Range (m/100m) 2,2
  • Tube diameter (inch) 1,18
  • Lenght (inch) 10,9
  • Weight (oz) 16,9
  • Objective filter thread M27x0,75
  • integrated “Cat-Tail”
  • daylight bright reticle in second focal plane
  • zeroable indexation
  • reticle: SI-1

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