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    Spotting Scope Advice

    i am looking at buying a spotting scope my options are a swarovski ATS 65 from a friend with a 20x60 lense on it. It is not the HD one according to him. Or saving up for a newer less expensive brand like Vortex. Any information would be helpful. Thank you

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    What is he asking for it?

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    Would depend on condition and price but I would most likely go for the used Swarovski.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mnhunter View Post
    What is he asking for it?
    He is asking 1600, which is the same price as the vortex razor.

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    Sounds reasonable if its in good condition.

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    I think I would go with the Swaro.

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    Thanks Musket Man and mnhunter,

    I think that was the push that I needed.

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    Swaro is very good glass! I have been very happy with my EL binos that are over 10 years old now. My spotter is a Ziess because I ran into a similar deal in it used! Im sure you will be very happy with it!

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    I hope to find a deal like that one of these days!! One thing you might do before you seal the deal, is take it out for a test drive, make sure you like the angled eyepiece, I think most people can get used to it, but some don't.

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    That is a good idea I have never used an angled eyepiece before. I cant see it being that much different but soemtimes the smallest quirks make a big difference

 

 

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