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Got my Zeiss HD5 5x25x50mm today

 
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Old 01-22-2013, 06:51 PM
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Re: Got my Zeiss HD5 5x25x50mm today

I'll just write down where my scope was before I adjust it for further distance ?
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:18 PM
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Re: Got my Zeiss HD5 5x25x50mm today

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I wonder why Zeiss a company well established in the optics field known for quality products have their engineers design a zero stop that limits the elevation adjustment to 16.5 MOA. Mind boggling to me!!

You are right bruce_ventura. I can get to 800 yards with a 250 yard zero @ 4000' but that is not what I want. Zeiss really messed up. This nice compact scope with its short turrets would have been a cat's meow. Was all ready to order one till 8and bait clued me in. Back to the HS or PST.
I absolutely agree! Why did Zeiss expand the elevation MOA travel to 65 MOA and you can't even take advantage of it when you use the zero stop!

My Vortex Viper PST 6-24x50 FFP EBR-1 MOA Reticle Scopes have a zero stop and I have over 46 MOA elevation travel on them with my EGW 20 MOA Picatinny rail, Burris 30mm Xtreme Tactical Picatinny-Style Rings mounting setup.
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Old 08-17-2013, 05:48 PM
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Re: Got my Zeiss HD5 5x25x50mm today

anymore field testing of this scope?
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