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    Aussie shop

    Which australian shop has the best range of scopes and best service? Won't be importing as my brother inlaw lives there so will ship to him before me. Looking to spend around $1300 max on a dial up scope. Was looking at vortex but now I'm not sure. Am not interested in leupold anymore. Maybe zeiss hd5. I see they do one in 3-15x50. Anyone had experience with these? Do they dial well?

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    You need a Restricted Goods Permit to export any firearm accessories from Australia, including scopes.

    Permit is free.

    Fines if you are caught without a permit can be severe.

    Might be better to export from EU or USA.

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    cheers for that. Do I need it if my brother inlaw repackages and send it to me?

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    ask Magnum Sports, they seem to have no issue with it from what they told me

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    I have sent a few scopes out of Australia to Austria for repairs. No export forms and no issues. I think it is only needed for rifles etc. maybe wrong however. To you question. Magnum sports for leupold and zeiss products. A had 5 will be 1000 to 1100 A$. Bought a 3 to 15 x 42 this year for 1050 ish target turret model.

    Swaros are same price every, sold on agency model like Miele washing machines.


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    should read HD5


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dicko View Post
    I have sent a few scopes out of Australia to Austria for repairs. No export forms and no issues. I think it is only needed for rifles etc. maybe wrong however. To you question. Magnum sports for leupold and zeiss products. A had 5 will be 1000 to 1100 A$. Bought a 3 to 15 x 42 this year for 1050 ish target turret model.

    Swaros are same price every, sold on agency model like Miele washing machines.


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    "Swaros are same price every, sold on agency model like Miele washing machines.

    ""Swaros are same price every, sold on agency model like Miele washing machines""
    what you mean by this exactly ??

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    Retailers are not allowed to discount. I believe they get paid a commission on the sale and may not own the stock. This is how Miele operates.


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    Sorry cock you lost me ????

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    Sorry cock you lost me ????
    Cock is not meant 2b an offensive word towards you - it’s just my part PB (purely British) back grounding
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    Don't worry about the mechanism, it just comes down to no difference in price across all swar


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    Cont ....Swarovski dealers here


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    Zeiss HD5 dial is very good in my opinion.
    Simple lift to unlock.
    Dials seem accurate.
    Only 17moa available with the zero stop.
    But good for along way on my 308.
    Zoom is firm but smooth.
    Nice clear optics and easy to focus and good parralax.

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    Quote Originally Posted by akaroa1 View Post
    Zeiss HD5 dial is very good in my opinion.
    Simple lift to unlock.
    Dials seem accurate.
    Only 17moa available with the zero stop.
    But good for along way on my 308.
    Zoom is firm but smooth.
    Nice clear optics and easy to focus and good parralax.
    I run the HD 5 5-25 for LR stuff. Zero stop gets me to just on 800 yrds on a good day.
    700+ in the winter. With 200 yrd zero.


    500+ for the .308?





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    Magnum Sports are reputable.

 

 

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