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    Anyone got Vortex gear?

    Hi guys
    has anyone got vortex optics? have heard hundreds of great reviews of them.
    am currently waiting on a Vortex spotting scope(Viper HD 20-60x80mm) in the mail I order from the US. cant wait to get it.

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    I've got a Viper HS LR 4-16x44 on my 223. Optics are nice and clear (at least in my limited exposure to nicer glass), adjustments seem correct and repeatable. It's taken a few decent knocks and still held a solid zero. All-in-all I'm very happy with it.

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    I'm very happy with my FFP 4-16 PST

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    Had a Vortex Diamondback 2-7x35 Rimfire

    Still don't know why I sold it. It was THE best rimfire scope I've come across.
    Ordering at least one next time I'm feeling wealthy.

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    The bells and whistles are good on the pst range and repeatable turret adjustment. Glass is poor imo though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Towely View Post
    The bells and whistles are good on the pst range and repeatable turret adjustment. Glass is poor imo though.
    Lined my Viper HS LR up next to a Viper PST the other week, and with 4 people present who had a good look through both, all agreed that the glass in my HS was vastly better than the PST optics. I would agree with you that the PST glass was fairly poor, but I find my HS glass very crisp and clear. I found that interesting, considering they're both supposedly about the same spec level.

    As I understand it though, the latest model PST's do have much improved glass.

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    The glass on my PST seems fine. I'm not really a glass whore though.

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    Once you start shooting through good glass it becomes hard to use anything that isnt up to that standard. It will hit you in the pocket hard if you are not careful!

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    I have HD viper binos which i was happy with untill i lined them up against bushnell EDs. EDs a touch clearer at half the price, oh well. I was going to get a Viper pst and spotter when we go to NY in june but not so sure now.


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    I have a Viper PST 6-24 FFP and a Solo R/T 8x36, both really good units, great value. I know a few people who have the Razor HD spotting scope, and I am thinking about getting one myself. It may not be the best glass on the market, but I am a big Vortex fan
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    A mate has one. I keep hearing all this rave about it, but after seeing it in action. Whatever. I WON'T be buying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wirehunt View Post
    A mate has one. I keep hearing all this rave about it, but after seeing it in action. Whatever. I WON'T be buying.
    what didnt you like?
    and comparing it to what?
    just interested as I havent seen any of their stuff in shops(havnt been to a gun store in nearly 6 months haha)

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    I got a vortex diamondback 4x10x40mm for my 308 and love it. Nice n light, easy to work and built to last. Also they come with a no questions asked lifetime warranty which is hard to beat.

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    Interesting.
    I have the 2-7 Diamondback on my Vepr, was going to get the Viper PST 1-4 on my AR.
    Not so sure now, might look at getting the Viper HS 1-4 or a Burris 1-4 now.
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