Adding to the AOD

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What if I want to use a lens cap?

Adding to the AOD

Good question. If you decide to use a lens cap or sunshades on the objective lens of your scope, it will add to your effective diameter.

Generally speaking, simple caps add 3-4mm to your AOD. For flip up caps, add 5-6mm, as you'll need clearance to open the cap.

   

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