Sightron SII vs monarch ucc

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by David C, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. David C

    David C Member

    Sep 26, 2012
    Any opinions on the 2, optical quality tracking SII non big sky 6-24x42 ,monarch ucc 6.5-20x44. opinions on the two would be great. Thanks David C
  2. bruce_ventura

    bruce_ventura Well-Known Member

    May 22, 2011
    For what type of shooting? For target shooting, I doubt you could tell a big difference between the two scopes. Both will have good clarity near the center of the field of view.

    For big game hunting you will start to see differences. The biggest being a higher glare, and therefore lower contrast, in the Sightron Si II during the early morning and late afternoon. That is when the sun is low on the horizon and game animals are in the shadows.

    Also, there will be minor differences in the image quality and distortion away from the center of the field of view. Neither one will be very good, but both are probably acceptable. I don't know about eye relief.