Yes the reticle can be changed in your present scope to another reticle that is a standard option for that model of scope.
Please first read all the information below and then contact March Scopes Japan by email to get a quote on the current price which is typically quoted in US dollars: firstname.lastname@example.org
Customers can directly contact March Scopes Japan/ Deon Optical Design to arrange for Reticle changes, repairs and Warranty work.
They will happily assist you and be able to better answer all your questions in regards to shipping and what the cost will be for non warranty alterations or repairs.
Please contact them by email at: email@example.com
March Scopes Japan Website: https://marchscopes.com/.
A Reticle can be changed only to another one that is within its group.
These are the groups:
① CH, Dot, Di-plex
② MTR-1, MTR-2, MTR-3, MTR-4, MTR-5, MTR-FT, MML, MTR-D2, MTR-D3
③ FD-1, FD-D2
Deon / March doesn’t change the reticle of the scope to a reticle of a different group ( IE: from crosshair type reticles to MTR type reticles ) due to the difference of the inner structure of the scope.
Reticles can not be changed for FFP scopes.
An illuminated reticle can not be put into a non-illuminated scope.
A non illuminated reticle can not be put into an illuminated scope.
The shipping to Japan with $ 1,000.00 insurance, I would estimate to be between $100 and $150.00 Canadian ( it is difficult to get an exact quote from the post office ). We are not sure what the shipping back from Japan will cost, I suspect it will be similar.
There are a couple of wrinkles you should know about before proceeding.
The post office will only insure international parcels for loss at a maximum of $1,000.00. So there is a risk there that you will have to assume unless you can get some third party insurance.
You can check your home or business insurance, sometimes there is coverage for goods being shipped.
The other issue; when I checked on December 3, 2020; the postal service is not shipping from Japan to Canada. I talked to March/ Deon in Japan about the issue and they said that their only lower priced option is to ship returned items by sea and it takes about 2 months to return to Canada.
Should someone wishes to proceed with a reticle change please first check for the latest update on shipping from Japan.
You can talk directly to March/Deon about your return shipping options by emailing directly to March Scopes Japan at :
Below are links to Canada Post detailing the countries that they are currently delivering too: