Aiming telescope

  • US 5,463,495 A
  • Filed: 05/18/1994
  • Issued: 10/31/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/18/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An aiming telescope having a main tube with an eyepiece and an objective, an inner tube defining a longitudinal center axis and an outer diameter and being mounted within said main tube and having a first end extending toward said eyepiece and a second end extending toward said objective, said maid tube and said inner tube being engaged at a joint having a first joint portion fixed on said inner tube adjacent said first end of said inner tube and an opposed second joint portion fixed to said main tube said inner tube comprising an inversion system and a reticle, a pair of adjusting spindles disposed on said main tube at an angle to each other and acting on said inner tube at a distance from said joint toward said second end of said inner tube, and at least one spring for loading said inner tube against said adjusting spindles, said at least one spring defining a longitudinal axis and being supported at a distance from said center axis of said inner tube, between said first joint portion fixed on said inner tube and said main tube so that the axis of said spring does not coincide with the axis of said inner tube.

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