Originally Posted by wheelgunner
with the same money (in my country) i can choose Swaro, S&B, Kahles .... but i don't see great difference.
I intend to use the reticle for taking holdover. The thing is that mid-European manufacturers havenŽt previously offered good mil-based range compensation reticles besides Schmidt und Bender PM2 P4-reticle. IMO good range compensation reticle has hash marks instead of dots and space between hash marks less than 1 mil. Leupold has TMR, Nightforce has MLR, IOR has MP8. All great reticles, but the Ior, Nightforce and S&B all weigh a ton... and the latter two are probably built like tanks.
Leupold and Kahles are much lighter.
In Europe Kahles K418 tends to be much cheaper than say Swarovski PV, Z5 or Z6 with correspoding magnification ranges. I read the review again and it seems that the only short comings of K418 are its lack of adjustments and illuminated reticle (and in my opinion MOA clicks