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    Minox ZA3 and ZA5 scopes

    I think some people are looking forward to this. Being a Minox binos user I certainly am.

    I copied this info from Accurate Reloading forum


    MINOX ZA 3 & ZA 5 Riflescopes

    It is with great pleasure that we announce the introduction of the New MINOX ZA Series Riflescopes. The MINOX ZA Series Riflescopes are well featured & deliver high performance.

    High Quality at Affordable Prices with Features Hunters Want Most!
    Advanced German engineering and design
    Assembled in the USA
    Up to 5x magnification zoom ranges
    Rugged aero-space grade aluminum 1 mono-tube construction
    Hard anodized black matte non-glare finish
    Legendary German SCHOTT optical glass
    Fully, multi-coated lens elements, up to 21 layers
    Argon gas purged for water and fog-proof performance in any environment
    Large, finger adjustable windage & elevation controls
    Precise predictable/repeatable reticle movements
    MOA adjustment ZA 3 and ZA 5 2-10x50 & 3-15x42
    1/8 MOZ adjustment ZA 5 4-20x50 only
    Safe and versatile long four inch + eye relief
    Rubber cushioned fast-focus eyepiece
    Positive soft-touch enhanced variable power ring
    All models available with PLEX or MINOX BDC reticles
    All models packed with the added protection of a Scopecoat cover

    Models & Prices:
    66000 ZA 3 3-9x40 PLEX $399
    66001 ZA 3 3-9x40 BDC $419
    66010 ZA 5 2-10x40 PLEX $479
    66011 ZA 5 2-10x40 BDC $509
    66020 ZA 5 3-15x42 PLEX $499
    66021 ZA5 3-15x42 BDC $529
    66030 ZA 5 4-20x50 PLEX $699
    66031 ZA 5 4-20x50 BDC$729

    These will start becoming available in the next month or so. Please feel free to give a call with any questions or to pre-order.

    Have a great day,
    Camera Land

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    Looks interesting... Pricing looks good too, even if I have to buy direct from the US. If only they had one with an illuminated reticle.

    I did a search and found this:

    Scroll down the page for specs.

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    There might be a European line with different parameters (1.5-6x42, 3-12x56 etc) and illuminated reticules ?

    Who knows?


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    It looks like with their binos they introduced them at a resonable price and waited to build up a lot of people saying "these things are as good as the top end stuff as makes no practical difference." I believe they are now relaunching their binos and prices are now similar to the top end stuff. I'm glad I bought my HGs for 400.

    I wonder if they will do the same thing with the scopes? If that is the case then a good deal might be available.

    Even a 3 - 9X40 would be suitable for most stalking and at $399 you couldn't go wrong but as you say glogin it will be interesting to see if any more common European sizes become available.

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    Distinguished Member Ronin's Avatar
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    I have a Minox spotting scope, its very good quality glass for the price.

    I would welcome the addition to their product range, if they made then with 30mm tubes......

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