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#6768734 - 05/19/17 12:12 PM Re: Want to upgrade.. [Re: DryFire]
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Lots of good options coming to life

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#6768830 - 05/19/17 02:00 PM Re: Want to upgrade.. [Re: DryFire]
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Registered: 09/25/16
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Booradlry or anyone else have experience with Minox? Don't know much about them. Good in low light? Durable?
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#6768913 - 05/19/17 03:23 PM Re: Want to upgrade.. [Re: DryFire]
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Yes, to me optical quality is VX-2ish in normal light, in low light they are better than a VX-2 to my eyes. To me, as general rule scopes of European origin tend to be really good in low light. Maybe because it is legal to hunt big game at night in most of Europe. I sways buy from Camera Land if they carry what I am looking for, even if the price is somewhat higher than what I can get it for somewhere else. Their prices are usually in line with the lowest I find elsewhere on the net. The reason for my loyalty is the phenomenal service I've always received. It is spectacular. Call and talk to Doug the owner about the Minox or his assistant Neil. They will shoot straight with you.
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#6768966 - 05/19/17 04:21 PM Re: Want to upgrade.. [Re: DryFire]
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I have a Minox ZV3 3-9x50 with BDC 400 reticle that I won from Cameraland and have used it to 400 with no problems. Havnt hunted with it
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#6769054 - 05/19/17 05:52 PM Re: Want to upgrade.. [Re: booradley]
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Originally Posted By: booradley
Minox ZV 3 4.5-14x44 for $129.99 at Camera Land. No tax, free shipping. What distance are you shooting? A quality 3-9 scope will get you further than a less expensive scope with more magnification.



I think that would be a damn good choice for a scope in that price range...and boo's steerin you right on optical quality, too. I'll take a 1.5-6x with high-quality glass over a 4-12x with second rate glass any day of the week.
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#6770122 - 05/21/17 07:10 AM Re: Want to upgrade.. [Re: DryFire]
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Went ahead and bought the Minox 3-9 × 50 BDC last night for $150. Seems to be solid quality but will post again when I get my hands on it. Thanks for the help THF.
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