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Old 06-06-2012, 07:49 PM
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Re: Vortex Scopes? Any Good?

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i just can't justify paying 700+ dollars for a chinese made scope.i haven't seen a vortex yet that had the quality to match their sticker price. the vipers i looked thru had clarity and brightness that mandated a 250.00-350.00 price range. they fell way way short of their asking price.

i dont know why folks dont read a little before acting like a expert.

the pst is not made in china, the crossfire is. the 100 dollar scope is made in china, the 700 dollar scope is not

the 700 dollar scope would probably be
http://www.vortexoptics.com/product/...-1-moa-reticle
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Old 06-06-2012, 08:20 PM
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i dont know why folks dont read a little before acting like a expert.

the pst is not made in china, the crossfire is. the 100 dollar scope is made in china, the 700 dollar scope is not

the 700 dollar scope would probably be
Vortex Optics - Viper PST 4-16x50 EBR-1 MOA
the pst is in fact made right in shenzen china. some of the vortex optics are assembled in different countries,but all the parts including the glass are made in china.no acting here fellas,i was on their shooting staff for 2 years.
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Old 06-06-2012, 08:26 PM
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Re: Vortex Scopes? Any Good?

I love my PST. Tracks great. I have it on top of my TRG 308. I will definatly buy another one.
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Old 06-06-2012, 08:29 PM
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Re: Vortex Scopes? Any Good?

why is it all 4 of my pst's say made in the philippines plan as day on the bottom?

manufactor locating

crossfire=china
diamondback=philippines
viper=philippines
viperhs=philippines
viper pst=philippines
razor=japan

if you were on their shooting staff why did you have to go to a shop to evaluate their quality?
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Old 06-06-2012, 08:34 PM
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Re: Vortex Scopes? Any Good?

thats where they are assembled,not manufactured. this was clarified earlier on in the thread. any sticker other than china is where the optic was assembled. all the parts including the glass is china.i'm no longer on the staff and the vortex viper was one of the scopes that my friend wanted in the comparision.all of your questions were answered earlier on.
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Old 06-06-2012, 08:42 PM
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Re: Vortex Scopes? Any Good?

i dont have any questions. i say in the vortex vs zenray thread where your "clarified" earlier in the thread. forgive me if i dont see some random guy on the internet saying "x is true" as clarification.

bottom line is its very very rare that you ever see a bad word about the vortex scope, company, customer service. dig around and i bet this is one of the only bad reviews you find and this is the only man anywhere on the net ive seen that has stated as fact that they are made in china
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Old 06-06-2012, 08:49 PM
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Re: Vortex Scopes? Any Good?

wow i feel special now. sorry to upset vortex lovers but this is the info that i received from my regional distributor when i was a staffer. i do see alot of vipers for sale in the classifieds and used on ebay, alot of other brands as well.
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