Zeiss Conquest: Hunting vs Target Turret?

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by megastink, May 8, 2013.

  1. megastink

    megastink Well-Known Member

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    I'm considering a Zeiss 3-9x50 MC for my Savage .270. I want a dial for range, but I'm not sure what turret I want on it. Does anyone have a Zeiss with a "Hunting Turret"? "Target turret"? Can you please post a photo. Maybe give a few pros and cons. Thanks!
     
  2. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    Here's a pic of my Conquest 6.5-20x50 with target turrets...

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    Here's some pics of my Weatherby AccuMark .257 Wby mag with a Conquest 3-12x56 30mm with regular hunting turrets for comparison.

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  3. megastink

    megastink Well-Known Member

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    So the hunting turrets are like regular turrets on any stock non-tactical scope?
     
  4. Sully2

    Sully2 Well-Known Member

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    You cant fool me....you're just wanting to show off the rifle!!....:D
     
  5. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    Yep, standard turrets with covers on them.
     
  6. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    Not intentionally, since the scope is attached to it....But it does look good, huh? :D
     
  7. Sully2

    Sully2 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah...but get that locking shroud off the bolt!!....:D
     
  8. CLKHunter

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    Here is a pic of Conquest with Target Turrets and HD5 with target turrets, in case you decide to get the HD5 2-10x42
     

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  9. MudRunner2005

    MudRunner2005 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I need to. I don't even use the damn things....Hell, the keys to them are in the boxes up in the attic. LOL

    How much is a matte stainless pre-J shroud?
     
  10. Sully2

    Sully2 Well-Known Member

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    *shoulder shrug*
     
  11. sakoluvr

    sakoluvr Well-Known Member

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    How do you compare the HD5 Conquest with the regular Conquest? deciding if I should spend the extra $$. The regular Conquest can be had for less money these days since the HD came out.
     
  12. CLKHunter

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    That would depend on price difference between the 2 I suppose. I cant say the HD5 glass is better that conquest yet since I've had the HD5 for only couple of weeks. Ill have a better idea in few months. The turrets, however, are def better on HD5. HD5 also has 65moa elev adj vs 45moa for conquest if it matters to you. But you cant go wrong with conquest. I have the 6.5-20 with varmint z reticle on a bm predator upper and its been perfect for the last 3 years.
     
  13. sakoluvr

    sakoluvr Well-Known Member

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    I can get a 4.5-14x50 with target turrets for 560 plus shipping. I am very tempted to get it and then put on a Kenton custom turret for a .257 weatherby. Then again, that would run up the cost to 700. I believe the Kenton has a zero stop.
     
  14. CLKHunter

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    Even with kenton turrets that conquest will be $300 cheaper than 3-15 HD5. I say go for it!