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Unread 02-15-2004, 03:20 PM
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Smith & Wesson scopes

Anyone owned or looked through one of these. How is quality? I am looking at 4-18 mil-dot model and would like to know if true mil is on 18 power.
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    Unread 03-07-2004, 08:17 AM
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    Re: Smith & Wesson scopes

    I have the same question. A local gun shop has a new S&W 6-24 for $219, which is a lot less than the MSRP of $619.95. I'd like to know who the real manufacturer of this scope is.

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    Unread 03-10-2004, 01:16 AM
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    Re: Smith & Wesson scopes

    got this reply from Smith & Wesson:
    -----Original Message-----
    From: qa [mailto:qa@smith-wesson.com]
    Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 8:29 AM
    Subject: RE: warranty question on Smith&Wesson performance optics

    Hi,
    We no longer sell the optics. They still have the warranty on them. Keep your
    sales receipt for the proof of purchase. You would contact us if there is a problem.
    kf

    Technical Data for 6-24x42:

    Usage: Target, Varmint, LR
    Finish: Black Matte
    Magnification: 6-24x
    Objective Diameter (mm): 42
    Reticle: Mil-Dot
    Parallax Setting yds/m: 50’/15m
    Windage & Elevation:
    (inches @100yds/mm@100m) .25/7
    Lens Coating: FMC
    RainShield®: Yes
    Focus System: Easy-Focus™
    Adjustable Objective: Yes
    Eye Relief (mm/inches): 80/3.2
    Exit Pupil: 7.0
    Wide Angle: Yes
    Linear Field of View @ 100 yds/m: 21/7
    Angular Field of View (degrees): 4
    Windage Adjustment Range (MOA): 30
    Elevation Adjustment Range (MOA): 30

    Technical Data for 4-18x42:

    Usage: Target, Varmint, LR
    Finish: Black Matte
    Magnification: 4-18x
    Objective Diameter (mm): 42
    Reticle: Mil-Dot
    Parallax Setting yds/m: 50’/15m
    Windage & Elevation:
    (inches @100yds/mm@100m) .25/7
    Lens Coating: FMC
    RainShield®: Yes
    Focus System: Easy-Focus™
    Adjustable Objective: Yes
    Eye Relief (mm/inches): 80/3.2
    Exit Pupil: 10.5
    Wide Angle: Yes
    Linear Field of View @ 100 yds/m: 31.4/10.5
    Angular Field of View (degrees): 6
    Windage Adjustment Range (MOA): 40
    Elevation Adjustment Range (MOA): 40

    [ 03-13-2004: Message edited by: thequickad ]
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    Unread 03-12-2004, 04:16 PM
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    Re: Smith & Wesson scopes

    I just bought the last S&W 6-24x42 scope my dealer had. S&W did discontinue it and it was made for them by Nikon. It's a beauty and looks to be a bargain for $219.00.
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    Unread 03-13-2004, 12:56 AM
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    Re: Smith & Wesson scopes

    CDNN has both the 4-18x42 & 6-24x42 on sale and available. check it out http://www.cdnninvestments.com/smithwesson2.html
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    Unread 03-13-2004, 01:13 AM
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    Re: Smith & Wesson scopes

    Thanks for the link. I may pick up a 4-18X42 for another rifle.

    [ 03-13-2004: Message edited by: redshanks ]
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    Unread 03-18-2004, 08:38 PM
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    Re: Smith & Wesson scopes

    o.k. I broke down and also bought one from CDNN. It's the 6-24x42. Good deal for only $200 (retail is $619). I would say it is about on the par with Leupold VX3 or Bushnell 4200 level. Scope is quite heavy at 20oz. Optics are fully multi-coated, bright, sharp and clear. Comes with finger adjustable low profile turrets and 1/4 MOA clicks. Scope is made in Japan.

    [ 04-01-2004: Message edited by: thequickad ]
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