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#7040033 - 01/16/18 09:00 AM GPO scopes
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any used these before?
I have a 1-8 coming in tomorrow

The media relations guy who worked at Zeiss left and started his own firm, this is one of his clients.
He contacted me...

http://gpo-usa.com/
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#7040141 - 01/16/18 10:13 AM Re: GPO scopes [Re: ccoker]
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Is the 1-8x a sporting or tactical model? Inquiring minds want to know.
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#7040202 - 01/16/18 10:43 AM Re: GPO scopes [Re: ccoker]
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I notice they are only around 90-91 % light transmission which is not bad but for a high end euro scope it seems like it would be higher. no other knowledge of these scopes besides reading the specs. good luck with it.

I know my Meopta are up at 99% light transmission, and they also are a euro scope with excellent glass.

http://www.meoptasportsoptics.com/us/
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#7040489 - 01/16/18 01:59 PM Re: GPO scopes [Re: ccoker]
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I don't put any faith in published light transmission..

Meopta makes great hunting scopes with great glass

the 1-8 is "tactical"
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#7040705 - 01/16/18 04:47 PM Re: GPO scopes [Re: ccoker]
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I'm interested in your thoughts on it once you get it. I've been looking at their binoculars. GPO was formed by 2 guys that definitely know the business. I emailed a question and promptly got a response from the US owner as well the European side


Edited by TxHunter80 (01/16/18 04:48 PM)

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#7047185 - 01/21/18 12:29 PM Re: GPO scopes [Re: ccoker]
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They are German “designed”optics.
Have you seen any information on where they are made?
They are not made in Germany or anywhere else in Europe.


Edited by huntwest (01/21/18 12:35 PM)

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#7047204 - 01/21/18 12:50 PM Re: GPO scopes [Re: TxHunter80]
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I have a pair of their HD binoculars on the way. They are speculated to be made in the same Japanese facility that makes the Conquest HD/Razor HD but I didn't research the scopes. Here's a youtube video I found when trying to answer the same question.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=SgYPFx0D98A

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#7060496 - 01/31/18 02:50 PM Re: GPO scopes [Re: ccoker]
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Got the scope in, it's very good
Great glass, even in extremely low light, used it to kill a big boar 45 minutes past sunset.
Illuminated reticle is well done
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#7061029 - 01/31/18 08:17 PM Re: GPO scopes [Re: ccoker]
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I have a pair of cabelas branded meopta binos. They are great. I was on an aoudad hunt and they guide using swaros looked through mine and and was impressed. Although they were not as great as his, for the price I paid(think at least half or less) they got the job done. I could also see as far and as late as he could on the mountains.

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