Spotting scope options

nksmfamjp

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Any idea Tract vs Athlon?




For hunting….glassing, shooting before season, carry in big day pack…what’s your preference?
 

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I had a Toric, Kowa, Meopa and now a Vortex… all top of the line in the last 3 years. I want to go back to my Kowa or try a Nightforce.
 

nksmfamjp

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Kowa 884 angled. Incredible glass. I don't know anything about those two scopes.
At nearly double the price, I hope it has good glass!

Saw Meopta at $1600 or so….might be a good choice.

 
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I have the meopta, Believe it's the S2 hd. It's seems to be a pretty good spotting scope. Have been able to look through it side x side with a swarovski and it seemed to hold its own. If I'm not mistaken they do or at least use to make nightforce spotting scopes.
 

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Thought that might be the reason for the comment but wasn't sure. Have a great day.
 

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I'm impressed with the glass in my Tract binos. I also have a Meopta scope that has comparable glass to scopes at twice the cost.
 

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Any idea Tract vs Athlon?




For hunting….glassing, shooting before season, carry in big day pack…what’s your preference?
I have had several spotting scopes over the years, Bushnell, Kowa and not a Vortex Viper HD, 20-60x85 angled. Of course each one was an improvement over the other simply because of the improvement in optics over the years. It is a bit on the larger size which when out in the field is a bit of a problem hauling it around however it is hard to beat for clarity and ease of operation. With a MSRP of $1,349 does not break the bank either.
 
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