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Old 06-19-2007, 01:54 PM
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Zeiss Rapid Z Reticles

Gentlemen, unless I missed it, I haven't seen any discussion here about Zeiss' new reticles. Has anyone seen them up close and personal yet? Any thoughts or discussions??

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Re: Zeiss Rapid Z Reticles

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Jim

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I have shot the 600 and 800 from Zeiss. Any questions?

I work for PFI (Pride Fowler Industries). Just putting that in there as a heads up.

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Re: Zeiss Rapid Z Reticles

ccd,
How bout a through-the-scope picture of said reticle?

Would really like to see that. Diagrams on the website are so 90's.
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Old 06-27-2007, 09:04 AM
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Re: Zeiss Rapid Z Reticles

Chad, I like the idea of a through-the-lens pic. I am interested in the varmint version for my 22-250AI. It looks easy to use and uncomplicated. Just wondering how it works and looks in real life is all. I understand that you might be a bit prejudiced, but that's ok with me. So far it doesn't look like many are on the market yet. Thanks for the answer,

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Re: Zeiss Rapid Z Reticles

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Chad, I like the idea of a through-the-lens pic. I am interested in the varmint version for my 22-250AI. It looks easy to use and uncomplicated. Just wondering how it works and looks in real life is all. I understand that you might be a bit prejudiced, but that's ok with me. So far it doesn't look like many are on the market yet. Thanks for the answer,

Jim

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Jim,
Give me a day or two and I will see if I can get a photo of that reticle from Zeiss. It was not out the last time I shot the Zeiss/PFI lineup so, I have no experience with it.

I'm not even sure if they are shipping yet. I will find out.

What is the data on the 22-250AI? Bullet weight, bc and velocity?

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Re: Zeiss Rapid Z Reticles

Chad, The load I am using with great success right now is a Nosler Ballistic Tip, 55gr., B.C. .267, @ 3700 fps. I can push it faster, but it shoots so well I really have no need to punish the barrel any more than I already am. Thanks for the reply. How does the process work, I mean, how does Zeiss use your reticles in their scopes. Do you etch the glass and send it to them, or have they purchased the rights to use that reticle. Just curious. I am impressed with the rapid Z. Thanks again,
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Re: Zeiss Rapid Z Reticles

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...Has anyone seen them up close and personal yet?...
Jim

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I have shot the 600 and 800 from Zeiss. Any questions?

I work for PFI (Pride Fowler Industries). Just putting that in there as a heads up.

Chad

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Hey Chad-- love my PFI scope-- it's the 22LR Rapid that i put on my AR-15. I simply adapted the reticle to the loads trajectory. That compact scope is the perfect combination for a long-range walking varminter on coyotes. My 70 y.o. mom shot a 2.5" gp. @ 425 yds. with that rig, perfectly centered using the reticle for drop/wind. My favorite ballistic/ranging reticle, IMO.

Here's a link to some of the Zeiss offerings--

http://www.opticstalk.com/forum_post...=6132&PN=1
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