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#336095 - 08/10/07 10:10 PM Re: Scope rankings according to SWFA: [Re: PMC, certified]
.444 Marlin
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Nikon Prostaff. Ive had it on my .375 H&H and it worked fine, Ive had it on .300 win mags and .325WSM's and its held up fine. Dropped it and all the internals were fine. Id say investing $150 in a prostaff would be a good idea.
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#336111 - 08/10/07 10:15 PM Re: Scope rankings according to SWFA: [Re: .444 Marlin]
holstonangler
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It would be interesting to see the results with all manufactures labels hidden or removed. I think even the testers can/are brand biased.
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#336150 - 08/10/07 10:31 PM Re: Scope rankings according to SWFA: [Re: holstonangler]
megalomaniac
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Just can't bring myself to try a nikon after all the trash they made several years back. Maybe they've improved significantly, but the stuff they made back in the 90's was junk. Kinda surprising too, since they had some of the best camera lenses out for decades.
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#336163 - 08/10/07 10:35 PM Re: Scope rankings according to SWFA: [Re: ]
PMC, certified
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I'm about to put a Nikon to the test. It's going on a .22 \:D

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Edited by PMC (08/10/07 10:39 PM)
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#336367 - 08/11/07 08:29 AM Re: Scope rankings according to SWFA: [Re: ]
Hillbilly Hunter
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 Originally Posted By: Dr. Dickel
 Originally Posted By: Hillbilly Hunter
The biggest difference is light gathering, and there is alot of difference to me. I made a believer of Redblood. I was counting points on a deer with a VX-III and he couldn't even see the deer through a 4200. (right at daylight)

As far as light gathering ability's go.......Zeiss bar none.


Maybe, I wasn't referring to Ziess.
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#336414 - 08/11/07 09:03 AM Re: Scope rankings according to SWFA: [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
Model70Man
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After looking at the rankings, they are probably in order of highest profit.
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#336446 - 08/11/07 09:28 AM Re: Scope rankings according to SWFA: [Re: Model70Man]
Hillbilly Hunter
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\:D
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#336970 - 08/11/07 09:27 PM Re: Scope rankings according to SWFA: [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
TNhunter
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 Originally Posted By: Hillbilly Hunter
A BUshnell Elite 3200 cannot hold a candle to a VX-II. Who ever ranked these scopes were on crack.


I agree 100% - anyone that has ever put the 3200 up against the Leupold VX-I (much less the VX-II) can only come to one conclusion - they'll put the 3200 back down and purchase the VX-1.
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#337065 - 08/11/07 10:46 PM Re: Scope rankings according to SWFA: [Re: Model70Man]
Tiny
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 Originally Posted By: Model70Man
After looking at the rankings, they are probably in order of highest profit.


That or there wanting the sells of them to pick up.
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#339738 - 08/13/07 06:24 PM Re: Scope rankings according to SWFA: [Re: .444 Marlin]
Cull Buck Hunter
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Hey,
Thats the one you sold me! \:D




 Originally Posted By: 444marlin
Nikon Prostaff. Ive had it on my .375 H&H and it worked fine, Ive had it on .300 win mags and .325WSM's and its held up fine. Dropped it and all the internals were fine. Id say investing $150 in a prostaff would be a good idea.


Edited by Cull Buck Hunter (08/13/07 06:24 PM)
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