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2 Years of Importing Hensoldt with No Warranty Returns!!

 
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Old 06-03-2010, 10:24 AM
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2 Years of Importing Hensoldt with No Warranty Returns!!

LongRangeHunters,

I wanted to take a second and brag on my supplier Carl Zeiss Optronics, GbmH in Wetzlar, Germany.

HDC has now been importing Hensoldt Scopes for just over 2 years and I am very proud to say that after hundreds of units we have still never had a scope come back for a warranty repair!

There have been less than 10 that have come back due to negligent damage! They all arrived here in working condition and we have managed to fix them all free of charge.

This is a record that cannot be matched in this industry. Even when negligent damage figures are considered, here in the US, Hensoldt's failure rate is less than one quarter of one percent! Without this consideration it is Zero.

We welcome you to put our product to the test… The truth does not fear investigation! www.HuDisCo.com

Best regards,

Nathan Hunt
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Old 06-03-2010, 12:56 PM
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Re: 2 Years of Importing Hensoldt with No Warranty Returns!!

Hensoldt makes the best tactical scopes on the market period. Nothing else comes close
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Thanks OS!!
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Old 06-04-2010, 12:27 PM
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Re: 2 Years of Importing Hensoldt with No Warranty Returns!!

I have no doubt that Hensholdts are high quality and rugged but how does one justify spending $3000+ on a riflescope? It seems to me to be a similar justification to buying a Hummer. I drive a Jeep Cherokee (with spares) for nowhere near cost of a Hummer, even a used one. Certainly the Hummer has capabilities the Jeep doesn't, but when are they needed? A Hummer would be of no advantage to me over a Jeep. It would just cost more to buy and operate.

Most of my scopes are Leupolds plus a few Japanese scopes (Bushnell, SS, Horus, etc). They are not a limiting factor in my shooting accuracy and none of those have failed mechanically or optically. Wind estimation just about always sets the limit on accuracy which is no fault of the scopes. All other parameters like range, air density, slope, and target lead can be measured and their ballistic effect calculated quickly with even a cheap socpe plus a laser rangefinder. Of all of my scopes a Horus Falcon is the best for getting on target quickly and accurately. I haven't had it long enough to know whether to trust it mechanically but so far no problems. It's also the most I've spent on a conventional riflescope, but still less than half the price of a Hensoldt.

I'd happily spend over $3000 on a scope which could accurately measure and compensate for downrange crosswinds. Without that feature no scope can significantly improve accuracy for the environment I shoot in (mountainous southern Arizona). The technology exists to optically measure downrange crosswind but i've not found any commercially available riflescopes with the capability at any price. . So why pay more for a Hensholdt, US Optics, Nightforce, or IOR than for the Horus, Leupold, or even a "SuperSniper (tm)" if it doesn't improve the major cause of inaccuracy? The only scope I've spent more than $2000 for is an AN/PVS-12 which gives decent night capability though it's still no help with wind.

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Re: 2 Years of Importing Hensoldt with No Warranty Returns!!

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Hensoldt makes the best tactical scopes on the market period. Nothing else comes close


How is it better than a S&B PMll???
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different strokes for different folks. I've been around long enough and heard it all, i know guys who say all they need is the Walmart special, and can't justify spending more than 60$ on a scope.

just saying
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Old 06-04-2010, 01:51 PM
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How is it better than a S&B PMll???
Schmidt and Bender makes a great scope, don't get me wrong, but Hensoldt has a few advantages, just check them out side by side,
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