Mid price scope with large field of view like my Swaro Z6

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by drespecki, Mar 29, 2014.

  1. drespecki

    drespecki Well-Known Member

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    I need to outfit my 2nd rifle and have been spoiled by my Swarovski Z6 and its giant field of view and generous eyebox.. (3-18x50) Is there a middle tier company that has something like this that is more affordable? Something that has a easy time holding onto an image at 18x like my Z6 and is not so tunnel like..

    I really don't want to break the bank again!!
     
  2. Engineering101

    Engineering101 Well-Known Member

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    I've got a Leupold VX6 in 3X18 that I like. They go for around $1200 - $1300 if I recall. I has pop up to zero turrets, 1/4 moa clicks and 20 moa per rev. Nice and clear at any setting.
     

  3. drespecki

    drespecki Well-Known Member

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    I guess I should have added I would like regular capped/hunting turrets and a sfp setup like the swaro... Thanks for the info, I will look it up..
     
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    Engineering101 Well-Known Member

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    The Leupold VX6 has capped turrets (they are low profile) and it is a 2nd focal plane scope.
     
  5. Rick Richard

    Rick Richard Well-Known Member

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    Why not the Z5?
     
  6. drespecki

    drespecki Well-Known Member

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    That is a possibility... I just got a Zeiss HD5 5-25 and found the glass good but the smallish view and almost impossible ability at 25x to hold onto an object without losing it frustrated me.. It was like 3/4 of the view that the Swarovski has. It is going back.
     
  7. drespecki

    drespecki Well-Known Member

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    Any other scopes with a big view like the Swarovski Z6 yet between $600 and $1400?
     
  8. Farmerbrown

    Farmerbrown Well-Known Member

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    I would suggest a nightforce 3.5-15x56 with zero stop. I paid $1375 for mine. It's hard to beat IMO.