yes, Scott, the ZS, 35mm tube and EBR 2B are the biggest draws, for me, at least.
The weather here in Boise is that "almost going to snow" grayish look. I was looking at various objects through one of the SS's and comparing it with one of the Razors...I have to admit, my eyes could not tell much, if any, difference between the glass in both. The eyebox on the SS's is uber forgiving too.
Folks denigrate the mil-quad reticle because of the diamonds. I don't think those folks even took the time to try to understand how that particular reticle works. When it is studied, and the reticle's subtensions are understood, those diamonds create excellent points of aim.
I feel like I am talking myself into keeping them...