New Optics - New Life - WOW!!

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by royinidaho, Feb 6, 2010.

  1. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

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    At the ripe ol' age of 67 I'm now seeing like a 20 year old.

    If anyone is considering a lens transplant and can find a good eye smith I'd strongly consider going for it. Costs about as much as a top of the line custom rifle or maybe a little better. Or if you're stuck on medicare as I am its much less expensive.:rolleyes:

    Went from legally blind in the left eye to 20-20 in about 25 minutes.

    Went from pretty good to 20-25 in the right eye in about the same amount of time.
    Didn't improve the vision much but things sure got brighter in this eye.

    Got to toss the glasses for Long Range Looking. This is great!!!!

    Am able to use binos again. .

    I have a thumper coming w/an NXS on it and can hardly wait to see through it.

    The Weaver Tactical, Ziess Conquest and the el cheapo binos are superb!!

    Life is good ....... for those who are living.......

    The great part of it is that ya'll collectively foot the bill.:D
     
  2. geargrinder

    geargrinder Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations Roy. Glad that your now among the seeing.
     

  3. jmason

    jmason Well-Known Member

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    Glad to have paid my share of the bill Roy. Do you know which eye of yours I own stock in?:D
     
  4. jmden

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    Roy,

    That's great news! I'm happy for you.

    You do realize, however, we expect more great long range hunting from you now?! And, since we paid for the surgery, your efforts at documentation and sharing such documentation with us here is the least you could do, you know? :D:D

    Say, do you have any idea when that .375 is gonna show up? I'm waiting impatiently for my .338...

    Jon
     
  5. jmason

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    That's right I believe you owe us a wolf!!!
     
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  6. Tyler Kemp

    Tyler Kemp SPONSOR

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    You scared me. At first I read it as "At the ripe ol' age of 67 I'm now seeing a 20 year old."

    :O
     
  7. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    Wow Roy, I bet that's feeling good!! You'll be a kid in a candy store for a while :D
    Talk about planning, new eyes, new scope and new gun arriving, nice!
    +1 on you owing us a wolf, shoot one for me too!!
     
  8. HUAINAMACHERO

    HUAINAMACHERO Well-Known Member

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    Congrats Roy,
    Good for you.
    Agree with previous posts, now that you can see better we want to see more long range hunts from you!!!
    Good luck.
     
  9. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

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    Yo Wampum,

    Have to head to Eau Claire/Hilliards Tuesday. Little brother (all of them are little to me, me being the oldest. didn't win the battle with the big C. Funeral in West Sunbury on Thursday. Flying out Sat. afternoon. Probably too small of a window to get together with all of the other activities.

    That's one dedicated Western PA smoke pole and Bow hunter gone. He has a shop wall covered with fruits of his hunting labors.

    jmden,

    No word on the 375 AM. I have another week before I can even get up to Ft. Shaw to pick it up.

    March is the dedicated Wolf hunt. The Southern Idaho area has only one of the 5 allotted having been taken. A pretty black one. They are spread out and reportedly not running in anything more than pairs. The wild life service has been busy the last couple of years servicing stockmen complaints.
     
  10. jmason

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    Roy- I'm really sorry to hear that. If you have some time I'll buy ya dinner Any night. If you can find time I can. PM with my new cell# inbound.
     
  11. jmden

    jmden Well-Known Member

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    Roy,

    Very sorry to hear the news about your little brother. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

    Jon
     
  12. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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    Roy,

    Congratulations on having new life put back into your sight. That's a blessing and I'm glad for you.

    I'm sorry to hear about your brother's passing. My wife and I will pray for you and yours. Take care and have a safe trip.

    Charlie
     
  13. roaddog1m

    roaddog1m Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations Roy!!! Glad I could help!


    Tom
     
  14. MontanaRifleman

    MontanaRifleman Well-Known Member

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    Congrats Roy! Now you'll be able to see that illuminated reticle :)

    Sorry to hear about your brother, I hope your trip goes well.


    Mark