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Thread: Ziss v schmidt

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    Ziss v schmidt

    My mates buying a new rifle tikka t3 set up and it comes with a schmidt and bender 8x56 Hungarian or a zeiss duralyt 3-12x50 both nice scopes. I use a schmidt fixed on my stalking rifle and can't complain in any way so I'm bised, Just wondered What the opinion on the zeiss was.
    Last edited by danmoore2k; 22-08-2015 at 06:07.

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    The Zeiss is very good, if it were me I'd have that as I like the option of being able to change magnification if corcatances dictate...

    ps I have a duralyt on my current rifle and will be buying another Irgun the next few weeks!!

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    Zeiss...good optics along with all the other German/Austrian makes. Zeiss service...much poorer than Swarovski & S&B. Leica...never owned any so can't comment. I use both Zeiss & S&B scopes.
    Used Swaro. scope & bins too, for very many years and their customer service & back up IMO is second to none.
    Blaser K95 Luxus Kipplaufbüchse .25-06Rem. Zeiss 8x56, 110gn Nosler Accubond = Game Over!

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    out of those two scopes you have said i would go with the schmidt every time im a fan of ziess and even have one (2.5-10x50 victory diavari t*) on my stalking rifle which replaced a schmidt but i just dont think the duralyt glass is up to it, infact i would go as far to say as i actually think its a rip off and if you couldnt afford a better spec ziess get a meopta

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    I have a variable mag scope which has not moved off x8 since I bought it! Get the Schmidt


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    I'm the same variable mag scopes stay the same all the time. So for me personally I'd get the schimbt

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    S+B over a duralyt every time

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    I have had fixed power scopes but now use all variables and I do actually change the mag throughout a stalk too so for that Id choose the Duralyt. I've got the new Duralyt, the Conquest DL and have zero complaints with it at all.

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    Schmidt has superior glass,Zeiss is more versatile.
    Depends what your mate's priority is.
    The Schmidt for low light or the Zeiss as an all rounder.

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