What is your favorite brand of optics?

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Which brand of optics?

Leupold
2
22%
Nikon
3
33%
Bushnell
0
No votes
Burris
0
No votes
Swarovski
1
11%
Zeiss
0
No votes
Simmons
1
11%
Meopta
0
No votes
Steiner
1
11%
Other (Please List)
1
11%
 
Total votes : 9

What is your favorite brand of optics?

Postby brianerixon on Thu Dec 31, 2009 8:15 pm

I have to go with Leupold :)
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Re: What is your favorite brand of optics?

Postby Keef on Thu Dec 31, 2009 8:31 pm

Leupold and the upper end Bushnells.
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Re: What is your favorite brand of optics?

Postby Jerod B. on Thu Dec 31, 2009 10:19 pm

with my glasses I've tried quite a bit at the store

Nikon has always fit me well, the upper end Burris were nice as well

I have an offbrand model distributed by Nation's Best Sports.....for the money, I love 'em....
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Re: What is your favorite brand of optics?

Postby fireman on Thu Dec 31, 2009 11:17 pm

I've been a fan of Nikon from day 1
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Re: What is your favorite brand of optics?

Postby brianerixon on Thu Dec 31, 2009 11:18 pm

I think Nikon makes better binos than Leupold, but Leupold scopes are better
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Re: What is your favorite brand of optics?

Postby Jerod B. on Fri Jan 01, 2010 3:05 am

I have a leupold VXIII long range on my encore....but I'd say for the money Nikon is better for bino's and scopes....just from what I've been able to compare at the store

I much rather the B&C reticle(which I might use one day :D ) on the leupold rather than the BDC on the Nikon
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Re: What is your favorite brand of optics?

Postby brianerixon on Fri Jan 01, 2010 9:43 am

Jerod B. wrote:I much rather the B&C reticle(which I might use one day ) on the leupold rather than the BDC on the Nikon


Exactly, those circles on the Nikons are awful
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Re: What is your favorite brand of optics?

Postby grandpawrichard on Fri Jan 01, 2010 1:00 pm

I really like Nikon Optics, but when it came time to get New Binoculars I found a super sweet deal on a set of Steiner 10 X 50 Military Grade Binos. :) I traded one of my older bows for the brand new pair of Steiners. :) The young man bought them in Germany and when he got home he didn't like them! :)

I love those Steiners, except for the fact that they are so heavy! I bought a Bino Buddy to cure that problem. :)

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Re: What is your favorite brand of optics?

Postby bakerb on Wed Jan 06, 2010 10:22 am

I'm the one who put Swarovski. I like them, but don't own one. I have however looked through a buddy's Swaro Scope and compared it directly to a top of the line, $900 Leupold scope, side by side, and the Swaro scope won. I've also looked through the Swaro EL binocs multiple times at the stores, and love them, and plan on buying a pair someday

I own all Leupold optics except for one. That includes a scope on my Muzzleloader, and a top of the line Leupold on my .300 Ultra (which is stupid now, as I barely use that rifle anymore). I also own a pair of Leupold Wind River binocs

I like Leupold, but wish I could have Swaros.

I also own a Trijicon scope that's on my AR. I like it a LOT. It has a tritium illuminated reticle which is awesome for low light, and awesome for night hunting coyotes on snow cover.

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Re: What is your favorite brand of optics?

Postby madrat on Fri Jan 08, 2010 9:42 pm

I've never tried any of the upper end bino's, so I can't speak for any of those. Alsbow recommended Zenray's and for the money, they are very nice binos! I'm sure a lot of the ones mentioned are better, but I can't see spending a lot of money on them. Maybe some day, but not at this stage of my life.
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