where to physically compare scopes?

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by Gooseblitz, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. Gooseblitz

    Gooseblitz Active Member

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    Hey guys I am in central PA. Any of you fellas know where to get to look at some of these top end scopes? I have a tough time plunking down the cash without a comparison. My younger brother has a 8-32 NF BR and my cousin a Leupold to compare but I am looking at IOR 3-18 w/35mm tube, the NF NXS 5.5-22 and the Zeiss 6-24x56. Do I have to travel all over creation to see these...it pretty much makes side by side comparison impossible. For that matter I'd love to consider a USOptic as well but not like I run into one at the rifle range so I can look through.
    I have a 300RUM being built right now and need to get my optics in order.
     
  2. Tyler Kemp

    Tyler Kemp SPONSOR

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    From what I have heard USO should be no worries, if you have the $$$. If I was loaded I would order one without seeing it first, no second thoughts.
     

  3. jwp475

    jwp475 Well-Known Member

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    NXS's are excellent scopes for sure. The S&B PMll serries scopes are the choice of Accuracy International and the USMC
     
  4. soren

    soren Well-Known Member

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    Why don't you try to go to some of the long range matches that are held in Pa. and talk to some of the shooters there. I think some matches are held in Williamsport, which is somewhat central/ne Pa. Or contact some local gunsmiths in your area and maybe they can be of some help to you.
     
  5. Gooseblitz

    Gooseblitz Active Member

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    Williamsport

    Yeah I know they hold big matches in Williamsport it is only 2 hours or so from me. Thanks fellas.
     
  6. soren

    soren Well-Known Member

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    Dang, I used some 6 times. :eek: Must update vocabulary......