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Why isn't anyone useing the SIII SIGHTRON 6-24x50 side focus

 
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Old 09-09-2006, 11:17 PM
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Why isn\'t anyone useing the SIII SIGHTRON 6-24x50 side focus

I've tried out just about every scope out there, and I shoot sightron and nightforce. The reason why i love nightforce and sightron is there realible tracking systems. I have had 3 sightron 36 SII benchrest scopes and have nothing but praise for them. The SIII sightrons are supposed to have better glass than the SII, comparable to leupold long range and other high quality optics. The SIII 6-24x50 side focus looks alot like the leuplod long range. Is there anyone who has tried the SIII out, and what do you think? any info good or bad will be appreciated. Thanks Reed
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Old 09-10-2006, 08:37 AM
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Re: Why isn\'t anyone useing the SIII SIGHTRON 6-24x50 side focus

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Sombody is using the SIII Sightron 6-24x50 side focus. My buddy has one and really likes it. It's as good, if not better, than most Leupolds I've compared it to. We have cranked it up and down, left and right, and the repeatability is right there like it should be. He's used it at extended ranges and when the mirage is boiling the glass is still good enough that he can turn it down and still have a nice sight picture at just about any range.

The only thing I don't like about it is the size of the turrets and the markings on the turrets. I'm used to Nightforce and the Sightron SIII turrets and markings are just a little small and not as easy to read as the Nightforce. Other than that it's a great scope and he really likes it.
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Old 09-10-2006, 07:13 PM
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Re: Why isn\'t anyone useing the SIII SIGHTRON 6-24x50 side focus

Thanks for the input. I can buy a new one for $500 and was trying to make up my mind. I need it like a hole in my head. I am a real sucker for high quality optics at a good price. I know my 36 power SII really impress me, it makes no difference when I go to a shoot if I have a sightron or nightforce. The sightron will get the job done but the nightforce are the Corvetts, you don't need one but they sure are nice to have.
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Re: Why isn\'t anyone useing the SIII SIGHTRON 6-24x50 side focus

I have always been curious about sightron in general. If they were decent scopes or not. They have a Zact 7 Revcoat lens coating technology I think is what its called. I have never looked through one. Are the SII any good? Looking for a mid power scope w/ target turrets around $300.
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Old 09-11-2006, 08:19 PM
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Re: Why isn\'t anyone useing the SIII SIGHTRON 6-24x50 side focus

The sightron SII and SIII are good. I know with my 36power SII I can see bullet holesat 500 when they are in the white, when conditions are good. They track wonderfully. Theres alot of good glass out their but I have found only a few to really track well. Buy a sightron with a target dot, their plex is a little to thick for my taste.
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Old 09-15-2006, 10:15 AM
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Re: Why isn\'t anyone useing the SIII SIGHTRON 6-24x50 side focus

Dear Red Mooser,

I just purchased a Sightron SII 6.5x20-50MD (MilDot) with side focus parallax adjustment, at a GREAT PRICE-$509.00
here is the link for you to order one:

http://www.bobwards.com/bobwards/ser...pping/82539-06

If it is OUT OF STOCK, just give them a call (to 800 number) and they will order another one for you.

I'm so happy, and I just start numbering the days till I will reveice my new scope.

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Old 09-15-2006, 12:48 PM
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Re: Why isn\'t anyone useing the SIII SIGHTRON 6-24x50 side focus

I just bought a used SIII 6-24x50 that I will be putting itthrough the paces. I am very hard on scopes I will let you know how it compares to my nightforces.
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