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Started Aug 2nd, 2017 at 8:34pm by Alan
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Having started reloading I am in the process of sorting out my gear to shoot medium long range to about 400m. Have developed a very accurate load, and when my latest order of projectiles  arrive will ...

Started Aug 15th, 2017 at 10:19pm by Macker
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A bit of a test, Leupold VX 5HD versus others Long Post
Recently I bought the most expensive bit of hunting glass Ive ever had, a Leupold VX-5HD 3-15x44mm CDS-ZL2 with a firedot duplex (I got lucky buying my Leica 8x42 HB RF binos, on a super special abou...

Started May 21st, 2017 at 8:13pm by ArmedTramper
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Minox ZA5 rifle scope
Hi team, has anyone had any experience with the Minox ZA5 series scopes please?
How do they compare to say the Leupold VX3i?
I have just sold my old scope and buying new...$1k max budget.<br...

Started Aug 8th, 2017 at 12:29pm by Waz
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Zeiss hd5 with lockable target turrets
Firstly seasons greeting to everyone ,and secondly I see there is another thread on here very similar to my query .
I to am very keen on a hd5 3-15x42 with lockable turrets after having a look at...

Started Dec 30th, 2016 at 5:39pm by 30late
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Burris Signature Posi-Lock Question
Hey Guys,
Just bought a rifle with a Burris Signature 3-10x40 scope.
They have a "posi-lock" located around from the windage and elevation turrets.
I am trying to get the top of it off ...

Started Aug 2nd, 2017 at 4:38pm by alanimal
2 199 Last Post Aug 4th, 2017 at 10:18am
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Optics Planet
Hi guys,
Thinking of importing some accessories/gear from optics planet like rings and a bipod. Just wondering how it all works with customs and tax once it arrives? Will I get charged GST ect?<b...

Started Aug 1st, 2017 at 9:41pm by cobber
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Vortex repairs
Got a Ranger 1000 that stopped functionng.
Does any one have any experience with warranty claims on these?
Appears Aussie is the nearest return point?

Started Jul 28th, 2017 at 12:49pm by ashfishman
6 374 Last Post Aug 2nd, 2017 at 5:32pm
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Optics for rem 700 awr .300win mag
hey fellas! I've recently decided to upgrade the old Mossberg and went out and bought one of those flash new rem 700awr in 300winmag. Now I don't know a great deal about fancy long range scopes but I ...

Started Jul 27th, 2017 at 9:25pm by Dirty old mossberg
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Swarovski Z5 ballistic turret wanted
If anyone has a Ballistic turret lying around, give me a call.
027 4409 608

Started Jul 27th, 2017 at 6:24pm by Matt-JC
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Using the vari power on scopes
Hi guys, I'm after a little advice on using the vari power on the scopes. For example when do most people wind it right up to 9x magnification for example. In the past I have usually refrained from zo...

Started Jul 24th, 2017 at 12:25pm by High country boy
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Which Spotter - Leica Televid or Vortex Razr HD 16-48X 65
I have owned various spotting scopes over the years including Leupold Gold Ring models and until recently a Vortex Viper HD 20-60 X 80
All have been relatively crap IMO. The Vortex is the cheaper...

Started Feb 6th, 2017 at 12:49pm by avon_7
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Scope tube sizes?
Hi guys just after some info and opinions on scope tube size. I see some scopes are 1" and some are 30mm does it really matter what one you get? What are the pros and cons of this!

Started Jul 15th, 2017 at 9:29pm by jonesy45
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Day/night scope.
Just put a ATN X Sight 11-3x14 on my tika 308 16 barrel.
Great scope for day/night shooting,just zero at 100yds,feed n the data of yr ballit into the ballistics program,set yr range and fire.<br...

Started Jul 8th, 2017 at 6:36pm by Trout
3 530 Last Post Jul 13th, 2017 at 3:28pm
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Mounting Sightron S3 to T3 - Ring options
I have a Sightron SIII 6-24x50 to mount to a Tikka T3.  Both rifle and scope are pretty popular on here so hopefully someone can tell me if this combo with fit with 30mm Tikka Optilock rings (the styl...

Started Jun 30th, 2017 at 11:58am by Brutus
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