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    They are definitely trying hard to make a good...

    They are definitely trying hard to make a good product and making efforts to build a good reputation. Optics on mine are excellent. The definitely have the vintage sniper matches in mind for these...
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    I am pretty sure that the 1.25 objective refers...

    I am pretty sure that the 1.25 objective refers to the objective lens. The scope pictured has an 1.25 objective lens best I can measure. The sunshade is about 1.5 inches OD. I don't think the...
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    Hi-Lux service is very helpful and I feel sure...

    Hi-Lux service is very helpful and I feel sure that they will resolve the problem I had. They are most responsive and apparently there have been no other problems reported with the Malcolm repro. I...
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    Sorry it took me so long to get back. Currently...

    Sorry it took me so long to get back. Currently I am trying to figure out what to do with regards to getting back to Leatherwood on my scope, or using SWAFA customer service.

    I took it to the...
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    Paul, the differences you cite sound about right....

    Paul, the differences you cite sound about right. I did not get out a ruler. The scope was noteably shorter and I though I could see a diameter difference in the objective end. I am surprised it...
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    I got the repro Unertl. It is not a faithful...

    I got the repro Unertl. It is not a faithful reproduction. It is several inches shorter. The objective tube is slightly smaller. The blue is pretty poor. The rings are more narrow and do not...
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    Ordered mine from SWAFA. Their origin is...

    Ordered mine from SWAFA. Their origin is Leatherwood. They are marked USMC but also Wm Malcolm or something like that, making ID as replica pretty easy.
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    Yea, using this scope in combat must have been a...

    Yea, using this scope in combat must have been a real challenge, especially in PTO. Amazing that Carlos H. was still using them with success in Nam, but the Marines have always made the best of what...
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    Carlos did but one on Ma Duce. He also used one...

    Carlos did but one on Ma Duce. He also used one in his famous thru the PU scope shot of the Cobra. Rifle was M70 Winchester. Unlike this US rifle, his had a sporter stock.
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