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Anyone own or used a Redfield optic?

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Unread 08-14-2006, 06:05 PM
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Anyone own or used a Redfield optic?

Redfield makes a 6x - 30x 56mm scope with a 30mm tube. Has anyone tried one of these? I love the thought of having that kind of range, but I know nothing of the glass quality. I wouldn't expect a Swaro, but something close to a leupold VX3 would be more my needs. Here is the link to their site... web page
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    Unread 08-15-2006, 03:21 AM
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    Re: Anyone own or used a Redfield optic?

    Ryno,

    I'm pleased you asked this.

    WL
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    Unread 08-19-2006, 08:15 PM
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    Re: Anyone own or used a Redfield optic?

    LRHWAL,
    Do you know anything about these? I haven't gotten any response from anyone else. I don't know, if that a good or bad thing??? Perhaps they are just too new???
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    Unread 08-21-2006, 02:12 AM
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    Sorry Ryno, I meant I'd like to see the replies too. The prices look quite competitive and Redfield at one point in the past had a good reputation. Sorry - I know nothing about them.

    Wim
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    Unread 08-21-2006, 06:43 AM
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    I've posted the same ? on various sites, have yet to get a response. They're made by meade instruments, the 30 mm tube models have 80 moa of elevation and windage, supposedly a new type of friction spring adjustments for better tracking, guess I'll hata buy one and run through the course.
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    Unread 08-21-2006, 08:14 AM
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    Re: Anyone own or used a Redfield optic?

    Sorry, I had meant to add that the pics and data I could find seemed to indicate that the scope with 15X at the max was parallax adjusted for 100yrds - which doesn't really get me too excited. The other models have quite a bit bigger magnification at the top end.

    Wim
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    Re: Anyone own or used a Redfield optic?

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    Sorry Ryno, I meant I'd like to see the replies too. The prices look quite competitive and Redfield at one point in the past had a good reputation. Sorry - I know nothing about them.

    Wim

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    I don't think that the old Redfields had that good of reputation. I owned 4 of them during the 70's and everyone of them developed major problems. I still think of Redfield as a POS from my past experience with them.......... [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif[/img]
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