Re: Zeiss vs. Nightforce
I have found that when it comes to optics you pretty much get what you pay for. Now is the Shmidt&Bender and USO worth 75% more than the Nightforce? I do not know because I can not afford to find out. But those I know that have them say yes.
With optics you need to find your own comfort level. I know guys who can shoot an 6" group at 600 yds with iron sights. But that doesn't mean that I can.
I have a closet full of cheap binoculars because I was trying to "save money", if I had bought a set of Swarovski's in the first place I would have been WAY ahead.
I still have several Leupold VXIII's that I am pleased with. But for the most part I have moved up to Nightforce NXS for LR hunting rifles, and NF Benchrest models for F-Class and target work.
I have a Swaro range finder and would VERY much like to find something better, but the next significant step up is about $4k, Not ready to go there yet.
Good luck with your decision.
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