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Old 07-23-2008, 02:11 PM
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I had a pair of Leupold WindRiver 8x30 which i took out and used in a downpour one time. I called them, they said send them in. I did so, in which no questions asked...they sent me back a pair of Leupold WindRiver 10x42. They even paid for my shipping. I've had these now for the last 4 years and love them!
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Old 07-24-2008, 04:14 PM
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I've just got the little cheapies. They do the job for me.
I always thought the same thing but one deer season I had the sun go down on me on last afternoon of the last day of the season. I was sure it was a buck but was trying to make sure he was a legal buck. The lowlight conditions and lack of quality optics made it impossible for me to be sure. Darkness came while I held a bead on the sweet spot of the buck that was only 70 yards away. It lasted over 10 minutes. I looked through the scope and the binos alternately I don't know how many times. The problem with my cheapies were that they really stunk in lowlight condtions and ultimately cost me a deer that season. Not just a deer, the only deer of that season. I went out the next weekend and bought better stuff resolved to never experience that again. In february while I was hog hunting, it was still pretty dark and I could see two does playing on the edge of a field over 500 yards away with the new Leupolds. I love my Windrivers. I know that I can trust them in low light...same with my Eagle Eye Optics scope. That evening years ago still makes me sick. I hope you don't experience that.
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Old 07-24-2008, 05:32 PM
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I had a pair of Leupold WindRiver 8x30 which i took out and used in a downpour one time. I called them, they said send them in. I did so, in which no questions asked...they sent me back a pair of Leupold WindRiver 10x42. They even paid for my shipping. I've had these now for the last 4 years and love them!
That's cool. Vortex has the same warranty
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Old 07-24-2008, 08:41 PM
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Nikon all the way! You cant go wrong with their customer service either.
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Old 07-24-2008, 11:35 PM
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Not sure who made mine but they have a Whitetails Unlimited ensignia.

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342 feet at 1000 yards.

They're el-cheapos, but they do the trick so far.
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Old 07-25-2008, 09:21 PM
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Nikon all the way! You cant go wrong with their customer service either.
Nikon = Japan

Vortex = USA

Which way do you roll?
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Old 07-26-2008, 11:06 AM
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I've just got the little cheapies. They do the job for me.


the one thing i wont cheap out on is the optics...


nikon monarchs atb 10x56

the vortex are good glasses but i liked the nikons better.
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Old 07-26-2008, 08:21 PM
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Vortex has some great optics at an outstanding price.

I have some 10x50 Vultures on sale right now on my website. 10x50 and 8.5x50. They are the coyote (tan) color. Have some color blemishes on them.

Normally over $249 shipped.

Selling for $160 shipped with a free lens pen. Sold over 30 pairs in the last month or so. Hard to beat and still has a lifetime warranty, no matter who owns them.

Let me know if you have questions or how I can help.

I am new to this site, but I have an outstanding reputation on other arhcery websites. I won't steer you wrong.

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Old 07-30-2008, 10:39 PM
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Vortex has some great optics at an outstanding price.

I have some 10x50 Vultures on sale right now on my website. 10x50 and 8.5x50. They are the coyote (tan) color. Have some color blemishes on them.

Normally over $249 shipped.

Selling for $160 shipped with a free lens pen. Sold over 30 pairs in the last month or so. Hard to beat and still has a lifetime warranty, no matter who owns them.

Let me know if you have questions or how I can help.

I am new to this site, but I have an outstanding reputation on other arhcery websites. I won't steer you wrong.

Ron
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Old 07-31-2008, 01:13 PM
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A little set of compact Bushnell 7X-15X does the job for me for all I use and set during the season. Use them for everything turkey, deer and moose.

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