??? for you spotting scope users

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by ramp, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. ramp

    ramp Well-Known Member

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    I have found the spotting scope I want but I cant make up my mind on the straight or angle.
    Witch one do you folk that use them alot perfer.

    Thanks
    Ramp
     
  2. coues7

    coues7 Well-Known Member

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    Unless you are used the angled neck from past military useage I'd go with the striaght. The one hard thing with angled, especially for hunting is getting used to finding game without looking at them but looking down and trying to located them.

    I use the Swarovski 80mm STS and love it. I'm not a birder but they use optics probably 10x more than we do as hunters and the Swarovski always ranks near the top.

    just my $0.02

    Scott
     

  3. ramp

    ramp Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the reply Scott.
    We dont use a spotting scope much in Alabama the trees and brush are too thick.
    It would be nice when we go out west.
    I think I would like the angle for glassing up the mnt. but I dont know about down.

    Thanks
    Ramp
     
  4. Moman

    Moman Well-Known Member

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    I like the straight. I would think that with the angled, your neck is always going to be bent down to look through it.
     
  5. ramp

    ramp Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the reply's.
    I ordered the straight.

    Ramp