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#7081068 - 02/16/18 09:38 AM Steiner T5i?
dashing dog Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 12/06/12
Posts: 48
Loc: Texas
Anyone use this line of scopes?
I heard they fixed the tracking problem.
Thoughts on this model.
Kicking around the idea of getting the
5-25◊56
Thanks in advance.

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#7081257 - 02/16/18 12:20 PM Re: Steiner T5i? [Re: dashing dog]
ccoker Offline
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I have 2 of the 3-15s, zero issues, I love them..
Also have a 5-25 Military and a 1-5 T5

They definitely had some issues but I haven't had any and I have sold quote a few with no problems.
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#7085737 - 02/20/18 07:12 AM Re: Steiner T5i? [Re: dashing dog]
Loanman Offline
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Registered: 04/27/10
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Loc: Keller Texas
I ordered the new 5-25 (2018 model with illumination) as well...i have read lots of good things i hope it performs as well as everyone is reporting...

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#7093823 - 02/26/18 02:39 PM Re: Steiner T5i? [Re: Loanman]
watchale Offline
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Registered: 02/18/10
Posts: 1980
Loc: Tx
Originally Posted By: Loanman
I ordered the new 5-25 (2018 model with illumination) as well...i have read lots of good things i hope it performs as well as everyone is reporting...

Which Rings and Pic Rail are you running? I just bought a 5-25X56 model and wanting to get the rings setup right.
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#7093857 - 02/26/18 03:12 PM Re: Steiner T5i? [Re: dashing dog]
jorge Offline
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Loc: Lake Jackson, TX
They are the bees knees imo.
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#7094583 - 02/27/18 08:35 AM Re: Steiner T5i? [Re: dashing dog]
Loanman Offline
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Registered: 04/27/10
Posts: 707
Loc: Keller Texas
Doug at Camera land gave me a smokin deal on the GDI 34mm mount (one Piece)...it was his last one left and he wanted it gone...I couldnít pass it up since they cost $550...lets say i got it less....much much less.
I was going to purchase a Spur one piece.
I wanted a QD mount to change out if i enjoy shooting this scope which the 2018ís arenít in yet...still waiting for the Germans to send over.

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#7096228 - 02/28/18 12:03 PM Re: Steiner T5i? [Re: dashing dog]
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I run Talley 34s on bolt actions, solid...
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#7096337 - 02/28/18 01:16 PM Re: Steiner T5i? [Re: dashing dog]
Txhillbilly Online   content
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Registered: 08/14/15
Posts: 624
Loc: Johnson County
American Rifle Co M10 rings are what I run on my big body scopes. Best rings made, IMO.
They are pricey, but well worth it.

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#7109117 - 03/12/18 03:30 PM Re: Steiner T5i? [Re: Txhillbilly]
snarkscarbine Offline
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Registered: 01/01/17
Posts: 215
Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: Txhillbilly
American Rifle Co M10 rings are what I run on my big body scopes. Best rings made, IMO.
They are pricey, but well worth it.


100%. Got rid of all my others.

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#7109498 - 03/12/18 09:33 PM Re: Steiner T5i? [Re: Txhillbilly]
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Registered: 08/24/09
Posts: 677
Loc: San Angelo
Originally Posted By: Txhillbilly
American Rifle Co M10 rings are what I run on my big body scopes. Best rings made, IMO.
They are pricey, but well worth it.


These or Hawkins is what I would run with a rail. No rail Hawkins hybrid are awesome
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#7113116 - 03/16/18 07:58 AM Re: Steiner T5i? [Re: dashing dog]
Loanman Offline
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Registered: 04/27/10
Posts: 707
Loc: Keller Texas
I had it out yesterday set it up on my rifle, got it sighted in...
Very impressed with the glass....No blurriness on edges at all on highest power...extremely clear.
I had a few holes touching at 100yds, so pretty good in the wind.
This is my First FFP scope of this quality...Iím no expert...but it is more clear then my SHV that i hav on my main deer rifle. Certainly heavier.
Doug at CameraLand gave me a good deal on the scope...i recommend them for sure.

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#7113126 - 03/16/18 08:02 AM Re: Steiner T5i? [Re: dashing dog]
Loanman Offline
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Registered: 04/27/10
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Loc: Keller Texas
Oh and i almost forgot, i looked through the manual and everything that comes in the box, there is nothing that says what to torque the scope down to in the rings...so i called Steiner and they told me 20-25lbs...
Just in case anyone needs to know. They said once you go past 25lbs you could possibly damag the main tube and they get a lot of scopes back for that...
So i set the Fat wrench at 20...Snug as a bug!

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