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Old 03-07-2013, 09:42 AM
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Re: only high dollar optics are quality???

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I noticed on this forum the tendency for the use of high dollar glass. Either most here only have one rifle or two or are pretty darned wealthy. Ive got 18 centerfire bolt action and single shot rifles. I sure cant afford to put 2ooo dollar scopes on all of them. I also am not one that believes in putting 100 dollar scopes on ANY of them. Mostly anymore i buy leupold vx2s or 3s or nikon monarchs. Ive got 12 leupolds and 6 nikons right now and havent had a lick of problem with any of them. Ive probably owned another dozen leupolds over the years that got sold with rifles and only once did i use there warantee and that was a 2x7 that i dropped on the floor and even then they replaced it free of charge. Granted the glass might not be in nightforce territory and granted they might not track at a 1000 yards like a nightforce but for what i do with them the glass and tracking is just fine. two brands ive had the most problem with are bushnell and burris. No more of either of those for me and especially bushnell as there customer service SUCKS. I think there schooled in making up excuse why they shouldnt stand behind there warantee. Bottom line is its great to be able to afford high dollar glass and ill never argue that its wasted money but for 99 percent of what all of us do a good 500 dollar scope is all thats needed.
I never considered that. I have 12 centerfires plus muzzle loaders plus scoped handguns, I'm the same way you are except I differ brands and magnifications and features for intended usage.
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Old 03-08-2013, 11:40 AM
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I noticed on this forum the tendency for the use of high dollar glass. ........ but for 99 percent of what all of us do a good 500 dollar scope is all thats needed.

But far too many have the "Mine's bigger than Your's syndrome"!!!!!
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:05 PM
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Re: only high dollar optics are quality???

To a point. You don't see too many S&B's, March or US Optics scopes on here.....
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But far too many have the "Mine's bigger than Your's syndrome"!!!!!
+1 on both comments
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:24 PM
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Re: only high dollar optics are quality???

I agree with both schools of thought. There are some very nice scopes in the $300 - $500 range these days, and most of my rifles wear them. I recently joined the Nightforce community and so far I am very impressed. I will say that the only reason I have a Nighforce is due to the current political climate allowing me to be able to buy and sell black rifle parts to make the money to afford it. I can't imagine ever approaching my wife and trying to convince her that we need Nightforce priced scopes, and that we should pay for them out of our normal incomes.

With that said, had the big O not given me an opportunity to fund my hobby, and I spent the rest of my life not owning a Nightforce priced scope, I am fairly certain my enjoyment of the sport which is everything shooting would not have been diminished in any way.
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Old 03-10-2013, 12:46 PM
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Re: only high dollar optics are quality???

I ordered the nxs 5.5-22-50 moar reticle and zerostop setup, just couldnt make myself get the sightron although my friend swears by them, i might try the sightron on a different gun though. But for now its a nightforce.
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Old 03-10-2013, 03:39 PM
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Re: only high dollar optics are quality???

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One upmanship dominates the American retail scene. Good for manufacturers though.

Reminds me of the guy in the subdivision that has a haf acre to mow but needs a 4 wheel drive diesel tractor with a front end loader and a belly mower when a push mower would have been just fine.....

I sometimes wonder how males justify that stuff to their wives???
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