Anybody fond of WEAVER?

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by DixieFreedom, Nov 25, 2005.

  1. DixieFreedom

    DixieFreedom Well-Known Member

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    For a fellow on a budget, it seems that the weaver scope with the micro-track is a hard bargain to ignore. I ain't one for being a "clarity" fanatic and hunting the last five minutes of legal light. To me, tracking and ruggedness far outweigh clear glass. That and a generous and forgiving eyebox for and plenty of eye relief for the boomers.

    Anybody really like the Weavers with microtrack?
     
  2. goodgrouper

    goodgrouper Well-Known Member

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    While some might say because they are not made in Germany that they could not possibly be worth the box they're shipped in, I think that they are a very nice piece of glass. Often times, people with the right eyes say they look clearer than most others.

    Tracking has been reported good and I have personally seen them work fine.

    On the 100 yard benchrest seen, if it isn't a Leupold it is a Weaver. Oh, but that is American BR, not German BR. THey are probably better than the red white and blue in that area too (even if they don't have a BR circuit). /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif
     

  3. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

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    I use a weaver tactical and am super pleased.
    If I were certain that other weaver models were as robust at the tactical they would be in the group for consideration.

    GG, you gotta find a girl. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif
     
  4. 7mmRHB

    7mmRHB Well-Known Member

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    DixieFreedom, I have been useing a V16 weaver on my 22 Hornet for 9 years with out finding too much to complain about. It tracks very well for the dollars spent,and has been completely reliable.
    7mmRHB
     
  5. sniper2

    sniper2 Well-Known Member

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    I have a 36X on my 22br and it tracks great glass not bad either. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
  6. reed mosser

    reed mosser Well-Known Member

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    I know the 36 power weaver track well and they don't have bad glass ,but there varibles are another story. My friend is on his third weaver 6-24 and each time he gets his scope back its not much better than the one before. The glass quality in his scope is about the same as a simmions. The glass is terrible. I am not bashing the weaver 36x, because they are a completely different animal. But his 6-24 is a terrible scope .
     
  7. wapiti13

    wapiti13 Well-Known Member

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    For hunting situations, I have never seen a bad review of the Weaver Grand Slam. Their 3-10 looks very interesting. If only they could offer reticle changes!
     
  8. Fiftydriver

    Fiftydriver <strong>Official LRH Sponsor</strong>

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    The Competition and Tactical Weaver scopes are in their own class as far as the rest of the weaver scopes are concerned. If you read any of my posts you will see I am extremely fond of the Weaver Tactical scopes and have them on most of my big game rifles for long range shooting.

    They are as consistant, clear and bright as scopes costing 2x as much. TO bad they discontinued the 4.5-14 Tactical though!!

    Kirby Allen(50)
     
  9. milanuk

    milanuk Well-Known Member

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    Another 'thumbs up' for the V16 scope... this one was a pleasant surprise... it tracks nicely, has low-profile target turrets, has three options for the reticle, is a nice size and good enough glass to get the job done for me.

    YMMV,

    Monte