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Zeiss Rapid Z 800

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Unread 09-27-2011, 02:56 PM
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Re: Zeiss Rapid Z 800

I agree with Wildrose. In addition to that, the reticle has one or more subtention lines between each bar.
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Unread 09-29-2011, 12:08 PM
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Re: Zeiss Rapid Z 800

Originally Posted by LRSickle View Post
I have a Z-800 on my .257 Weatherby. It shoots too fast for the lines to match up. Even at 14 power my trajectory doesn't match up to the yardages in the reticle. I had to go out and verify my drops according to the bars. Now I carry a range card that fits my trajectory. Here's what I came up with.

Bar 3- 333 yards
Bar 4- 462 Yards
Bar 5- 585 yards
Bar 6- 707 yards
Bar 7- 828 yards
Bar 8- 946 yards

The Z-800 has great glass which makes it a great low-light scope. I only have one problem with the Zeiss Conquest, the crosshairs are a bit thick for longer ranges.
I agree with the cross hair problem. I wish I would have looked through one before I bought mine. Hazards of web shopping I guess. I also don't like the adjustment on the eye piece as you can't get a Butler Creek on it.

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