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Started Oct 15th, 2017 at 1:02pm by Alan
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Editing Post Images ...response to Photo Bucket problems
If you have any posts that are buggered up by Photobucket then you should be able to NOW edit them and change the links. Its pretty annoying but I think we have to accept photobucket are not going to ...

Started Aug 2nd, 2017 at 8:34pm by Alan
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Range finder batteries not liking the cold!!!
Hi, any advice on the best battery for my swaro binos? Currently having issues with the rangefinder not giving a range when the battery is cold. Warming up the battery in my hands for a minute and she...

Started Jun 17th, 2018 at 10:30am by Jeremy
1 150 Last Post Jun 19th, 2018 at 1:57pm
By: Deer Whisperer
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Sako mounts options
Iím trying to find a mount that fits a Sako that allows me to mount a torch on top of the scope using the existing mount. I canít find anyone that engineers picatinny incorporated top sections of opti...

Started Jun 18th, 2018 at 6:34pm by Henry Straker
1 82 Last Post Jun 18th, 2018 at 11:03pm
By: Rugersst
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Cellphones and Spoting Scopes
Hi,we have begin trying to film magpies being sent to Nirvana through a Leupold spotting scope and a cellphone, we're not really winning any suggestions how you guys do it. Cheers Smiley

Started Apr 25th, 2018 at 9:48pm by mhop
8 925 Last Post Jun 11th, 2018 at 9:13pm
By: scotty162
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Swarovski Cls or Leica Geovids HDs?
Hi I,m looking at getting either a swarovski or leica 10x42 binoculars with the built in rangefinder, any recommendations on one over the other? just seeing what anyones opinions might be? might be a ...

Started May 21st, 2018 at 7:14pm by stagslayer
9 723 Last Post Jun 10th, 2018 at 9:33pm
By: ArmedTramper
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Scope rings??
Hi, Has anyone got a 1piece Optilock ring height chart for tikka ring mounts. I have a z5 5-25x52 needing mounted to a t3x superlight.
Plenty of info for the  rings and seperate bases heights. Bu...

Started May 15th, 2018 at 9:17pm by Jeremy
4 364 Last Post Jun 10th, 2018 at 2:26pm
By: Jeremy
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Swap Burris Fullfield 3-9 X 44 fpr a similar quality rimfire 3-9 X
As above.
Parallax is at 100m on the Burris and I have a suppressed JW15 that I only use subs out of so need 50m parallax scope for my poor old eyes.

Started Jun 4th, 2018 at 9:12pm by ashfishman
1 187 Last Post Jun 6th, 2018 at 3:46pm
By: Gerry Atric
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3.5-10x36 bushnell rimfire.
Anyone had experience with these, viewed one at hunting and fishing seem solid, made in korea. I have a 2-7 leupold rimfire with the fine duplex but need more magnification and a dedicated rimfire sco...

Started Feb 11th, 2018 at 6:48pm by foxhound
2 839 Last Post Jun 2nd, 2018 at 5:53pm
By: foxhound
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Buying/importing a scope from overseas
Im looking to buy a nikon prostaff target efr AO for the .22.
The usual places like opticsplanet don't ship internationally and it seems youship and co wont touch scopes as they are classed 'fire...

Started May 18th, 2018 at 9:35am by undead_knight
10 670 Last Post May 30th, 2018 at 7:35pm
By: 6.5x55bjai
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If you could buy any scope, what would it be?
Hi All,
have you ever thought about the scope you could buy, if money, wives, children, mortgages, reason, justification, were not a consideration?
Just curious, if you have one scope that y...

Started Feb 16th, 2018 at 8:29pm by 270guy
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By: Trout
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Swarovski Optics New Zealand
Does anyone know what the go is with the Swarovski dealership in New Zealand. Tried to purchase a scope off a long time seller who was always competitively priced. They were unable to supply anymore d...

Started Mar 15th, 2018 at 6:34pm by 7mil08
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22 2973 Last Post Apr 29th, 2018 at 7:51am
By: J
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Safe for scope anti fog remedies.
just wondering easiest way to stop a scope lense fogging at night due to temp changes etc?
do anti fog wipes/sprays work and safe for optics? Hell if it works ill spit on them like ya do to a mas...

Started Apr 17th, 2018 at 2:32pm by gonehuntin
0 395 Last Post Apr 17th, 2018 at 2:32pm
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Fake zeiss and leupold scopes
Yes, spotted a couple on TM over the last few weeks
(shot down in flames) but you can expect to see more. Ebay has a few obvious fakes and even some described as 'clones'.
Most people know ...

Started Jul 28th, 2016 at 1:33am by oobuck
4 2213 Last Post Apr 9th, 2018 at 11:09am
By: Yukon_NZ
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Vanguard ED 10x42 versus Vortex Razor
After a decent set of binos, but don't have a few grand (and then some) to get swarvoski EL series. Also the majority of my hunting is in the bush but am expanding to tops and South island h...

Started Mar 24th, 2018 at 7:17pm by bushwanderer
14 1028 Last Post Apr 6th, 2018 at 7:14am
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