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#2968691 - 10/04/12 02:23 PM Re: Burris customer service [Re: BigD_625]
Wes Parrish
16 Point

Registered: 06/12/02
Posts: 19470
Loc: Knoxville-Dover-Union City, TN

Leupold's lack of offering what I wanted was what started my switch over to Burris. Have been partial to the Leupold "3" series for decades. But wanted an objective a little larger than 40mm, but not the huge 50mm, and Leupold (at the time) had nothing in between.

A few years ago, instead of a Leupold VX-3 3.5-10x on my Savage Smokeless, I opted for the Burris Signature 3 - 12x with its 44mm objective lens. Overall, I believe it's very "comparable" to the Leupold VX-3, but a better configuration, and like Leupold, "Made in the U.S.A." In fact, the Burris may be a physically even "tougher" scope than the Leupold, which is saying a lot.

#2973564 - 10/08/12 08:43 PM Re: Burris customer service [Re: Wes Parrish]
16 Point

Registered: 11/21/07
Posts: 16574
Loc: Tampa FL

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#2974084 - 10/09/12 09:24 AM Re: Burris customer service [Re: BigD_625]
6 Point

Registered: 09/07/05
Posts: 744
Loc: Collierville, TN

Good to know. In case anyone is interested, Buds online has the 3 x 9 x 40 Fullfield II with a pair of binoculars for $169.
"I would say my favorite gun is whatever is next to me with the most ammo." Ted Nugent

#2974394 - 10/09/12 12:45 PM Re: Burris customer service [Re: CPerkins]
12 Point

Registered: 01/29/07
Posts: 6265
Loc: Adirondack Mtns, NY

I am glad it worked out for you, I had some less than happy experience with them many yrs. ago and have not purchased or owned a single product of theirs since. Maybe enough lost customers and sales turned them around.

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
― Albert Einstein

#2974435 - 10/09/12 01:28 PM Re: Burris customer service [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
Southern Sportsman
8 Point

Registered: 09/18/11
Posts: 1129
Loc: West TN

I bought a pair of their binoculars a few years ago and used them for about a year, but the twist out eye cup broke. I sent them to Burris and they sent me a brand new pair of a higher quality binocular (about $100 more expensive new) for free. I've been very pleased with Burris.
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