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Several will be here promptly, to critique you and/or vortex. Especially ladder climbers.

I've had nothing but good experience with them. Never used the warranty.

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$800 for a scope with 'all the features', though, hmmmmmm....

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Great for the precision .22 rifles which are all the rage now


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Re: Vortex Love [Re: jdk1985] #8089005 12/14/20 04:49 PM
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Originally Posted by jdk1985
Several will be here promptly, to critique you and/or vortex. Especially ladder climbers.

I've had nothing but good experience with them. Never used the warranty.


I've had two, one's been back numerous times between me and the second owner. The other needs to go back, probably why i got a good deal on it. It's the 'Bro'-brand if there ever was one. None of my Bushnells nor Burris have had any issues. Never again.


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ok, i'm back off VORTEX banana2


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Re: Vortex Love [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks] #8089222 12/14/20 07:52 PM
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Originally Posted by QuitShootinYoungBucks
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Several will be here promptly, to critique you and/or vortex. Especially ladder climbers.

I've had nothing but good experience with them. Never used the warranty.


I've had two, one's been back numerous times between me and the second owner. The other needs to go back, probably why i got a good deal on it. It's the 'Bro'-brand if there ever was one. None of my Bushnells nor Burris have had any issues. Never again.


But do you climb ladders?


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Originally Posted by FiremanJG
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Several will be here promptly, to critique you and/or vortex. Especially ladder climbers.

I've had nothing but good experience with them. Never used the warranty.


I've had two, one's been back numerous times between me and the second owner. The other needs to go back, probably why i got a good deal on it. It's the 'Bro'-brand if there ever was one. None of my Bushnells nor Burris have had any issues. Never again.


But do you climb ladders?



No he’s a doctor professor dude if my memory serves from the OT.

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Several will be here promptly, to critique you and/or vortex. Especially ladder climbers.

I've had nothing but good experience with them. Never used the warranty.


I've had two, one's been back numerous times between me and the second owner. The other needs to go back, probably why i got a good deal on it. It's the 'Bro'-brand if there ever was one. None of my Bushnells nor Burris have had any issues. Never again.


But do you climb ladders?



No he’s a doctor professor dude if my memory serves from the OT.


It does not, I'm JAG who like to hunt and shoot. I only climb ladders to trim trees or get in stands.


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I was referencing JDK1985, not you. He has made enough controversial statements there that recognized his username.

Had I read better I would have saw that Jason was talking to you.

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I don't care for their cheap scopes, but I don't care for cheap scopes from any manufacturer. The Razor scopes have all been great. And they should be, considering they're made in the same Japanese plant as other high-end scopes by Nightforce, Bushnell, SWFA, and others.


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We’ve never had to go above Nikon or bushnell? I shot my doe for the year, the wife has shot a doe, a buck, and blew the top off of the skull out of a javelina. Rifle and scope under $400



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Originally Posted by ImTheReasonDovesMourn
I don't care for their cheap scopes, but I don't care for cheap scopes from any manufacturer. The Razor scopes have all been great. And they should be, considering they're made in the same Japanese plant as other high-end scopes by Nightforce, Bushnell, SWFA, and others.


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Originally Posted by ImTheReasonDovesMourn
I don't care for their cheap scopes, but I don't care for cheap scopes from any manufacturer. The Razor scopes have all been great. And they should be, considering they're made in the same Japanese plant as other high-end scopes by Nightforce, Bushnell, SWFA, and others.

This is my take on them. Stay away from China and most of the stuff from the Philippines and you'll be fine. That applies to Vortex and others.

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Where was the Gen 1 Razor spotter made?


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I bought one after many great reviews here on THF. I have put that thing through heck and couldn’t be happier. Think it’s a Viper 6x20 that I bought on pre order for like $279. Best under $300 scope I have ever used.

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Originally Posted by FiremanJG
Where was the Gen 1 Razor spotter made?


It should say on the scope. I know the Razor binos are Phillipino. All my Razor riflescopes scopes are Japs.


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I still have one Vortex scope, a Viper PST 4-16 FFP, and I do like it. Shot plenty of deer while using it, and pigs and coyotes. The glass is Ok (to me), but as I’ve said before, the illuminated reticle is too bright and not useful.

I sold the Viper PST 6-24. It went to the doctor once while in my hands. It was an Ok scope. I had put the new VX5 on the 260, moved the Vortex 4-16 to the 223, and then moved the 6-24 to the box on the shelf. Didn’t have a gun for it, so I sold it.

And let’s be totally honest here. For the cost of a new Vortex Viper PST 6-24 FFP (gen 1), you could have a Leupold VX5 3-15 CDS with fire dot. They shouldn’t be in the same sentence. Of course, Vortex gen 2 might be a whole different deal. I don’t know.


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I bought one after many great reviews here on THF. I have put that thing through heck and couldn’t be happier. Think it’s a Viper 6x20 that I bought on pre order for like $279. Best under $300 scope I have ever used.


Did you get it at The Walmart's?


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Originally Posted by ImTheReasonDovesMourn
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Where was the Gen 1 Razor spotter made?


It should say on the scope. I know the Razor binos are Phillipino. All my Razor riflescopes scopes are Japs.



My Vortex Viper 10x42 are made in Japan. They are about 5 years old. They are good binos.





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Originally Posted by FiremanJG
Where was the Gen 1 Razor spotter made?


Light optical Japan except the 11-30x50 It was China.


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Originally Posted by QuitShootinYoungBucks
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Several will be here promptly, to critique you and/or vortex. Especially ladder climbers.

I've had nothing but good experience with them. Never used the warranty.


I've had two, one's been back numerous times between me and the second owner. The other needs to go back, probably why i got a good deal on it. It's the 'Bro'-brand if there ever was one. None of my Bushnells nor Burris have had any issues. Never again.


I’ve sent back
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Vortex
Leopold
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Nikon

Vortex had best CS of all of them followed by Swaro, then Luppy, then Zeiss

With that said I don’t think Vortex has a product that competes in any price point any more. The only one that could be argued is the LHT due to weight


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Originally Posted by FiremanJG
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I bought one after many great reviews here on THF. I have put that thing through heck and couldn’t be happier. Think it’s a Viper 6x20 that I bought on pre order for like $279. Best under $300 scope I have ever used.


Did you get it at The Walmart's?

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I've got 8 of their scopes currently, binos and I've had a range finder and spotter. I never had problems with anything except for the binos, they are the G1 Fury and they started acting funky regarding ranging after last season. Sent them in and this season they've been great...I think this is the 3rd or 4th season to use them. It's about time for an upgrade but I'm really not liking my options. We'll see where it ends up

Currently my Golden Eagle scopes I really like and I bought a Razor LHT this fall and I've been impressed with it but it's not been hunted with yet so jury is still out.


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