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Non tactical hunting scope under 2000 dollars

 
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Old 08-14-2014, 12:39 PM
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Re: Non tactical hunting scope under 2000 dollars

If he wants to eliminate most LIGHT conditions that would cause a shoot or no shoot choice in the first 30min or the last 30min of legal shooting time he should add $600 more and get the one I did in 2010, for $2,228. All I have to do is know Temp & Altitude then my drop chart tells me what "Optimum Power Setting" to use then ALL my X hairs will be on zero, next range target to see which X hair to use.
The below price is $2,599.99 but every thing is up. If he does not want to go up $600 he can go down $1,000 and use the Zeiss $999 version and the process should be the same.


Zeiss Victory Diavari 4-16x50 Rapid-Z 800 Scope 5217779972

Zeiss Conquest HD5 3-15X50 RZ800 Scope 522621-9982-000


When I get out of the veh I set my scope to the "Optimum Power Setting" and I can fire as soon as target is identified and ranged.
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Old 08-14-2014, 01:27 PM
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Re: Non tactical hunting scope under 2000 dollars

I really like the Leupold VX-6 3-18x50. Shouldn't need any lower or higher power than this.
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Zero at 200 Yds. this is what a rapid Z 800 looks like. In scopes you get what you pay for if you test them side by side, at dark thirty, and buy OLD vendor. If he will be shooting over 800 yds. a lot, I would go with a dial up. I wanted something to be able to shoot within a few seconds at 50 to 800 Yds.

I found the Swarovski z6 to have same quality glass for MY EYES as did the Zeiss Victory Diavari. 2010 they were same price!
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Old 08-14-2014, 02:22 PM
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Re: Non tactical hunting scope under 2000 dollars

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I found the Swarovski z6 to have same quality glass for MY EYES as did the Zeiss Victory Diavari. 2010 they were same price!
Maybe it's my vision, but I found the Swarovski glass to be superior to the Zeiss - this is my favorite reticle.
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Old 08-14-2014, 03:33 PM
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Re: Non tactical hunting scope under 2000 dollars

Thanks guys. He won't be shooting much over 200-300 yards. He just wants the best glass he can get for the money for low light conditions and to see what he's shooting at. Thanks again
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Re: Non tactical hunting scope under 2000 dollars

best glass. swarovski or schmidt and bender.
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Re: Non tactical hunting scope under 2000 dollars

I've never had the pleasure of looking through an S&B, but the Swarovski's sure are sharp. I don't think you could go wrong with either one.

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