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HD or Non HD Swaro STM

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Unread 03-12-2013, 12:32 PM
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Re: HD or Non HD Swaro STM

I've got the 65 STM with the 20-60 eye piece. At 958 yds. I can distinguish 7mm holes and .308 holes in a white target. Is that enough resolution for ya? I wear glasses too. Buy more bullets and practice more with the $$$ you save. For packing the 80 is toooo big, IMHO
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    Unread 03-12-2013, 01:29 PM
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    Re: HD or Non HD Swaro STM

    Yeah, I put my hands on some.... I don't think it's so much the weight of the 80mm, I think it's just so much more bulky. Thanks for the input.
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    Re: HD or Non HD Swaro STM

    I also have a Leupold 12-40 HD compact spotter I picked up very lightly used for $700 and with it's full time 30mm of eye relief is great too! There are a few drainages near me that I work over with it....only 700yds tops accross and deep where the Swaro is overkill. I find myself using the Swaro for shooting more than hiking in hunting. The Leupy is very easy on the eyes.
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    Unread 03-13-2013, 06:29 PM
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    Re: HD or Non HD Swaro STM

    80 mm models definitely can get heavy when dragging in the field. Bottom line is buy an HD scope if you have the $$. If not..dont fret over it and get the std version. BOTH great scopes
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    Unread 03-13-2013, 06:59 PM
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    Re: HD or Non HD Swaro STM

    A 65mm angled Swaro spotter is on my wish list.
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    Unread 03-20-2013, 02:18 PM
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    Re: HD or Non HD Swaro STM

    I have a Swarovski HD 80mm STM with both the 20x 60 eye piece and 25x50 they are spectacular glass and I traded up for the HD after looking at the difference between a buddy's and my regular glass.

    I'm now looking for the angle body Swarovski HD 80mm and would be willing to trade or sell straight body out right, I would rather trade if possible and just keep the eye pieces. Contact me if you have any interest jim5587@aol.com
    It's like new and has had the Swarovski soft cover on it always.
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    Unread 03-20-2013, 10:46 PM
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    Re: HD or Non HD Swaro STM

    I love my wide angled zoom eye piece on my 80hd. Comparing the wide angle to buddies vortex razor hd with 20-60 eyepiece it seems like im looking through a keyhole!
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