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    Swarovski Z5 3.5-18x44 BT

    Anyone know who has the best price on a new one of these scopes?
    cheers

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    Does taphapi sports stock other brands or mainly leupold?

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    @Huntn I have just been through this, ended up buying one second hand but was offered a new ex demo cheaper after I had paid for it.. Will PM you

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    Wilhelm Arms and optics will often be pretty sharp

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    Thanks for the replies and PM's. Have scope sorted now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Huntn View Post
    Anyone know who has the best price on a new one of these scopes?
    cheers
    Same Question...
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    Looking to move on a Leupold VX6 2-12x42 Illuminated BDC reticle and replace it with one of these. Just trying to locate the box in storage.

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    https://southernwild.nz/products/swa...nt=20760153665

    I bought mine from Mark at Southernwild and he was great to deal with
    When hunting think safety first

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    Like all Swaros the optics are very good, but the Z5 is limited to about 13.5 moa come up. So you are limited to about 700 - 750 yards for most calibres.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 6x45 View Post
    Same Question...
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    Looking to move on a Leupold VX6 2-12x42 Illuminated BDC reticle and replace it with one of these. Just trying to locate the box in storage.
    Let us know when mate. Iíll be keen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chainsaw View Post
    Like all Swaros the optics are very good, but the Z5 is limited to about 13.5 moa come up. So you are limited to about 700 - 750 yards for most calibres.
    True but I have just sighted my 7mm rem mag out to 500 m and that's plenty long enough for me, and as you say the optics are crystal clear and are a real pleasure to look through. The other thing I like about the scope is it is very light so you can use the riffle as a bush gun and also for long range not like those big scopes which weigh a ton and you can hardly lift the bloody thing. I'm happy with the purchase and would recommend.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chainsaw View Post
    Like all Swaros the optics are very good, but the Z5 is limited to about 13.5 moa come up. So you are limited to about 700 - 750 yards for most calibres.
    I find that the biggest limiting factor on these scopes is usually the idiot looking through them
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    Quote Originally Posted by chainsaw View Post
    Like all Swaros the optics are very good, but the Z5 is limited to about 13.5 moa come up. So you are limited to about 700 - 750 yards for most calibres.
    @chainsaw - Isn't there a trick when you calculate the distance in MOA from the center of the reticle to the top of the thick post. Then using the the thick post as your aiming point you can sneak an additonal few MOA (maybe 4-5?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pop Shot View Post
    @chainsaw - Isn't there a trick when you calculate the distance in MOA from the center of the reticle to the top of the thick post. Then using the the thick post as your aiming point you can sneak an additonal few MOA (maybe 4-5?)
    Its 10 MOA from crosshairs to top of the post when on 18x

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    Great scopes, I have 2 of them. I personally don't like the turret system, I'm keen on setting up the custom turret when I can get my load dialed

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny View Post
    Let us know when mate. I’ll be keen.
    Found the box. It is this model #111980. Pay to google that so you know what I am on about. Been replaced now by the VX-6HD which RRP $2599.00 .

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