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    Swarovski Z5 wanted.

    Hey Pepperpigs!
    I want a 2-12, 3-15, prefer 25mm tube.
    I have a Z3 3-9 I can trade
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    Z5 only comes in 3.5-18x44 or 5-25x52.
    Have a look at the vortex Razor HD LH 2-10 or 3-15. I have both and a Z5 3.5-18. There is little between them and the Z5 and the razor is smaller and whole lot cheaper.
    Please note this is the RAZOR HD LH not a viper, pst , diamondback etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sneeze View Post
    Z5 only comes in 3.5-18x44 or 5-25x52.
    Have a look at the vortex Razor HD LH 2-10 or 3-15. I have both and a Z5 3.5-18. There is little between them and the Z5 and the razor is smaller and whole lot cheaper.
    Please note this is the RAZOR HD LH not a viper, pst , diamondback etc.
    How heavy is the Razor? I've had vortex and they were heavyweights compared to Swarovski and lupy.


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    Light as. I have one as well.
    Love it.
    Don't know exact specs but as light as a Z5

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    Youve had vortex what? Vortex is a brand, they make a whole range of scopes.
    The 3-15x42 HD LH is 16 oz about the same as the Z5 3.5-18.

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    @sneeze Can you do a wite up on that vortex HD lh 2-10, it's hard as to find anything good on them. Also does the scope have constant eye relief or does it shift with power? (Again can't find anything on it)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Timmay View Post
    @sneeze Can you do a wite up on that vortex HD lh 2-10, it's hard as to find anything good on them. Also does the scope have constant eye relief or does it shift with power? (Again can't find anything on it)
    Yes can do but I need to spend some time with it first. Iv mounted it on an AR and just sited in so far. Hope to get at it this coming weekend.
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    Hey sneeze do you love the z5. Recommend one for a lightweight medium/longranger. Out of 10?
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    Z5 is very good.I prefer it over the VX 6 for they way the rifle is set up and used But its quite long, clicks are poor and the zero stop only allows you 13.5 Moa. 4W retilce is good. Given the Z5 being topside of 2K and having used them both for a good while I would take the Razor 3-15 at $1500 every time.
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    I have the razor as well. It's an incredible scope. Very happy with it. Love the reticle
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    Does the razor have zero stop?

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    My Razor sits on my .223 barrel.
    It was zeroed at 200 the day I got it.

    I have used it in most scenarios and love it.
    I heard it would be shit at dusk etc and to be fair I haven't experienced that myself.

    Reticle is excellent. I don't dial it much as I haven't done much varmiting with it yet but have shot a few deer and a couple chams.
    I have had a Z5 and liked it.

    But as sneeze says, $1500 opposed to the cost of a Z5 I would go the Razor every-time.
    Even as far to say it is the best hunting scope I have had in that price range.

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    Quote Originally Posted by R93 View Post
    My Razor sits on my .223 barrel.
    Reticle is excellent. I don't dial it much as I haven't done much varmiting with it yet but have shot a few deer and a couple chams.

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    Which reticle do you have R93 HSR-4 or G4 BCD?

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    We all have the HSR

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve338 View Post
    We all have the HSR
    Whats it like in the bush? I was looking at one suitable more for bush work (2-10) and I thought the G4 would be better. Thoughts?

 

 

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