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“Jonnes”Those big ones are primarily used by Hunter Field Target (HFT) and Field Target (FT) shooters for faster target acquisition. It’s easier to focus on different distances with a large wheel, than with a small knob. The downside of those things is, if you drop it or bump into something, your focus knob will break. Happend to me with two scopes. :( 

Welcome to the club by the way, and good luck with your Air Arms S510, great PCP and very accurate! I used to own one with a nice walnut stock, I still regret it a little bit that I sold it, but I had to make room for a rimfire rifle.

a good quality side focus is needed