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Old 01-22-2013, 12:14 AM
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Re: SWFA scopes

Check out the review on snipers hide. Looks awsome.. someone at work told me they were made by tasco.
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Old 02-03-2013, 08:38 AM
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Re: SWFA scopes

Can't speak for the 5-20 but I do have a fixed 12x42 one that for $300 I think is unbeatable. Clicks are very positive. Glass is super clear and very bright. I have the mil-mil version and I love the reticle. Super fine reticle lines which I like. Very very pleased with it. I'm going to try a 5-20 when I have money for it. On a budget right now.
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Old 02-03-2013, 01:37 PM
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Re: SWFA scopes

The turret has 30 mil,the reticle 10 mil.That will get you extreme range,10 alone gets me holds to almost 1300.
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Old 02-04-2013, 11:36 PM
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Re: SWFA scopes

I flat out love my 5-20! It rides my 338lm & has been nothing but confidence-inspiring from 90f doping sessions last summer to -30f mornings looking for canines. It's been carried through blizzards, bathed in elk & deer blood, and racked up close to 100 hiking miles in the eberlestock this fall. I don't have a single bad thing to say about it (I don't mind the weight at all- especially since it's on a 338). Where it shines best for me is the glass quality. I've managed to mil-range elk to within 17 yards at longish ranges (I figured 825, the zeiss said 842). Having great glass, FFP, and a reticle that makes ranging easier makes it by far my favorite scope. Now take me with a grain of salt- I don't own any S$B's or NF, just a few loopies, a conquest, and a few low to midrange vortexes.
Btw- on a 20moa rail, on the 388 I can dial out to well over 2k (unverified) and should have holds out close to 3k

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Old 02-08-2013, 08:09 PM
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Re: SWFA scopes

Do you guys know. If its really made by tasco?
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Old 02-09-2013, 08:49 PM
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Re: SWFA scopes

It is made in Japan for swfa to their specs from what I understand. I have never owned a tasco but this scope compares to my mark 4 that when I bought it was almost double. To get mil and ffp
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Old 02-10-2013, 12:09 AM
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Re: SWFA scopes

Definitely not tasco. The original 10x42 super sniper originated at tasco but they sold off the name many years ago and the scope was upgraded by swfa and put back to market by swfa, The ss line now includes a hole range of optics and has nothing to do with tasco.
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