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Old 11-19-2011, 08:07 PM
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Best glass

I am sure this is going to be like the ford vs chevy argument. Just curious on which rifle scopes have the best glass, can I get people's opinion on the top 5 scopes out there, its for hunting and target shooting, target shooting out to say 1000 yards and game out to say 600 yards. I am shooting a 280AI and still have not decided on either 140gr accubonds or 154gr hornady SST's.
I took a look through a swarovski Z6 5-30 and just in the store I can honestly say its the clearest scope I have ever looked through. Thanx a bunch guys.
Oh and hunting mostly mule deer here in Idaho, would like get a speed goat tag or elk tag.
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Old 11-21-2011, 03:43 PM
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I am sure this is going to be like the ford vs chevy argument. Just curious on which rifle scopes have the best glass, can I get people's opinion on the top 5 scopes out there, its for hunting and target shooting, target shooting out to say 1000 yards and game out to say 600 yards. I am shooting a 280AI and still have not decided on either 140gr accubonds or 154gr hornady SST's.
I took a look through a swarovski Z6 5-30 and just in the store I can honestly say its the clearest scope I have ever looked through. Thanx a bunch guys.
Oh and hunting mostly mule deer here in Idaho, would like get a speed goat tag or elk tag.
Just my .02 cents, I use the Swarovski 4-16 with TDS4 reticle on a Cooper 280 Rem. The scope has great clarity and with the Swarovski calculator on line, I can feed handloads to it for solutions. Great scope
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Old 11-21-2011, 04:38 PM
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Re: Best glass

S&B, Premier, and for the price Leupold and Nightforce.

Premier are outstanding scopes.


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Old 11-21-2011, 06:13 PM
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I second the premier
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Old 11-22-2011, 03:19 PM
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Re: Best glass

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I am sure this is going to be like the ford vs chevy argument. Just curious on which rifle scopes have the best glass, can I get people's opinion on the top 5 scopes out there, its for hunting and target shooting, target shooting out to say 1000 yards and game out to say 600 yards. I am shooting a 280AI and still have not decided on either 140gr accubonds or 154gr hornady SST's.
I took a look through a swarovski Z6 5-30 and just in the store I can honestly say its the clearest scope I have ever looked through. Thanx a bunch guys.
Oh and hunting mostly mule deer here in Idaho, would like get a speed goat tag or elk tag.

If I could afford it...Id have the Swaro Z5..5-25X instead of my Zeiss 6.5-20. Us poor people just always have to settle for "2nd class" is all......
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Old 11-23-2011, 10:13 AM
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I do not believe the Zeiss is 'second class', I am looking at one of those along with others in the 6-25 class...
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Old 11-23-2011, 10:43 PM
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I do not believe the Zeiss is 'second class', I am looking at one of those along with others in the 6-25 class...
He's joking. Notice the smiley?
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