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#6811020 - 07/03/17 11:03 AM Minox Scopes?
Dalep Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 02/02/16
Posts: 280
See camera land has minox for a good price. Just bought my nephew a youth 243 and wanted a decent scope that cAn handle the occasional bump from a 10 year old and hold zero. In same range I'd be looking at low end nikpns and low end vortex. Recommend one over the other?

Just picked up a AR and HR 243 for myself that'll need glass shortly so kind of interested also for those

Dale

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#6811047 - 07/03/17 11:48 AM Re: Minox Scopes? [Re: Dalep]
glb1955 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 07/21/11
Posts: 352
Loc: Brazos County Texas
I purchased a Minox from Cameraland several months ago. The price was good and I wanted to try them out. Mine is the 3-15X50. Have it on a Tikka 7-08. So far I like it. Good optics and have had no issues with it tracking. Very clear. I do not regret getting it.

g

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#6811234 - 07/03/17 03:43 PM Re: Minox Scopes? [Re: Dalep]
snarkscarbine Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 01/01/17
Posts: 137
Loc: DFW
I have a ZP5 and a ZX5, and both are excellent. Don't hesitate.


p.s. If you're interested, my ZX5 is actually for sale for a pretty great price because I want another ZP5.

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#6811293 - 07/03/17 04:31 PM Re: Minox Scopes? [Re: Dalep]
DryFire Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/25/16
Posts: 260
Loc: Irving, TX
Just purchased one myself. Haven't gotten it out in the field quite yet so I may not be much help but just looking through it, I think Im going to like it quite a bit. I got the ZX 3-9 x 50mm. Everyone I have talked to about them seem to rave about them. 2cents
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#6811379 - 07/03/17 05:48 PM Re: Minox Scopes? [Re: Dalep]
TEXASLEFTY Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/26/07
Posts: 8740
Loc: The Island Cres
I had a ZX5, I liked it.
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#6811470 - 07/03/17 06:51 PM Re: Minox Scopes? [Re: Dalep]
rjd Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/22/06
Posts: 904
Loc: Mabank, TEXAS
I actually have four Minox scopes. They seem to be a good balue for the price (especially what Doug has them for now). Tryiing to slowly upgrade optics a bit, and these were at least a step up optically. Time will tell on internals.

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#6811482 - 07/03/17 07:16 PM Re: Minox Scopes? [Re: Dalep]
nyalubwe Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/10/15
Posts: 382
Loc: Montana
I bought a Minox on sale from Doug at Cameraland, Ive shot a few hundred rounds under it now and I love it...in fact I ordered a second one and don't even have a rifle to put it on!..... ( yet...) smile

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#6811527 - 07/03/17 08:10 PM Re: Minox Scopes? [Re: Dalep]
Dalep Offline
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Registered: 02/02/16
Posts: 280
Snarkscarbine : pmed

Thanks for feedback. Need three scopes in all so thinking will buy the 3-9 and the 4.5 he has on sale

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#6811605 - 07/03/17 09:47 PM Re: Minox Scopes? [Re: Dalep]
WileyCoyote Offline
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Registered: 09/01/04
Posts: 5238
Loc: The Dogwood Capital of Texas
CLNY's Minox Sale is over on Wednesday at close of bidnizz July 6th...got an EMail blast Ad Notice this afternoon...
Ron
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#6811629 - 07/03/17 10:17 PM Re: Minox Scopes? [Re: Dalep]
booradley Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 01/20/11
Posts: 2001
Loc: Justin, TX
I'll take the Minox over any Nikon or Vortex costing twice as much.
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#6811824 - 07/04/17 08:49 AM Re: Minox Scopes? [Re: Dalep]
Dalep Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 02/02/16
Posts: 280
Thanks for the heads up. I'll be buying two this evening. Can't beat $80

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#6812669 - 07/04/17 10:20 PM Re: Minox Scopes? [Re: Dalep]
jhenderson Offline
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Registered: 02/07/10
Posts: 5789
Loc: Lake dallas
Used one before. Zero complaints. I've read they are hit and miss but everyone of them I've seen or been around was good.

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#6817615 - 07/09/17 07:14 PM Re: Minox Scopes? [Re: rjd]
onlysmith&wesson Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 07/10/14
Posts: 427
Loc: Lewisville/ Foard County
What do you know about the ZV3 line?
Originally Posted By: rjd
I actually have four Minox scopes. They seem to be a good balue for the price (especially what Doug has them for now). Tryiing to slowly upgrade optics a bit, and these were at least a step up optically. Time will tell on internals.

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#6817820 - 07/09/17 10:30 PM Re: Minox Scopes? [Re: onlysmith&wesson]
rjd Offline
Tracker

Registered: 11/22/06
Posts: 904
Loc: Mabank, TEXAS
Originally Posted By: onlysmith&wesson
What do you know about the ZV3 line?


The glass on the ZV actually seems as good as the ZA, but coatings seem to be different. Adjustments are crisper on ZA, but as I do not twist turrets (sight it in and leave it), I have not had any problems with the ZV scopes. I can tell you that the ZV line is made/assembled overseas, while the Za is assembled in Usa.

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#6817894 - 07/10/17 06:44 AM Re: Minox Scopes? [Re: Dalep]
onlysmith&wesson Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 07/10/14
Posts: 427
Loc: Lewisville/ Foard County
thanks

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