Swarovski X5i

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by TC338, Sep 10, 2017.

  1. TC338

    TC338 Well-Known Member

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    Anyone who has one, how do these compare to nightforce nxs? Mainly interested in low light situations as the deer in my hunting area will not show up more than 5-10 minutes before legal light is over.
     
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    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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  3. ultraedge

    ultraedge Well-Known Member

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    I hunted some with an X5I 3.5x18 and the low light performance was better than my ATACR 5x25.
     
  4. Fast88

    Fast88 Well-Known Member

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    I own a 3.5-18 x5i and the low light is great. I have compared it with a Gen ii razor, ATACR, Zeiss victory and the X5i is better to my eyes.
     
  5. WRO

    WRO Well-Known Member

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    The X5 is way better optically than a NXS..
     
  6. Rich Coyle

    Rich Coyle Well-Known Member

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    How does it compare to the Swarovski z6 5-30X50 and Swarovski X8i?
     
  7. LTH181818

    LTH181818 New Member

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    The Z8 is better for low light than the X5. ( prescription of glass ) The Z8 does not have nearly the MOA's ajustment as the X5.
     
  8. Rich Coyle

    Rich Coyle Well-Known Member

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    How 'bout z6?
     
  9. Fast88

    Fast88 Well-Known Member

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    X5 is better than the z6 in my eyes.
     
  10. WRO

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    Depends on whether its an HD or Non HD Z6..
     
  11. Idaho Trecker

    Idaho Trecker Well-Known Member

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    I love my x5. As much as I hate to admit it the x5 blows all of my nf nxs Zeiss and leupold out of the water in regards to low light, clarity, brightness, and I love the turrets. I have the 5-25 and wish I had the budget for a 3-18.
     
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  12. TC338

    TC338 Well-Known Member

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    Trecker,
    I had seen your thread on your 300SS and that is what got me thinking about the X5.