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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
2 896 Last Post Jul 7th, 2018 at 8:24pm
By: wobblyboot
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Illuminated reticles any good or not?
Looking for a new scope, it seems now the majority of the newer flagship scopes have illuminated reticles, is this because they're actually an improvement or is it simply another opportunity for manuf...

Started Jul 4th, 2018 at 9:02am by Garret
6 1026 Last Post Jul 7th, 2018 at 2:08pm
By: Sayonara
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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
9 2216 Last Post Jun 29th, 2018 at 3:40pm
By: ScopeUout
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Lightweight compact binos
Hi guys, I've checked out a couple of old threads on this but there seems to be quite a few brands out there since that have become more competitive.. I do a lot of bush hunting in some areas that hav...

Started Apr 3rd, 2018 at 8:49pm by fullchoke
5 1332 Last Post Jun 27th, 2018 at 7:14pm
By: Good keen bloke
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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
4 740 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 Sayonara
1 432 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 1117 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 1081 Last Post May 30th, 2018 at 7:35pm
By: 6.5x55bjai
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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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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
0 540 Last Post Apr 17th, 2018 at 2:32pm
By: gonehuntin
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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 1337 Last Post Apr 6th, 2018 at 7:14am
By: BC
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Leupold contact details
can anyone give me ith the best email address for the Leopold service dept?
I have a rangefinder with a faded display that is now out of warranty. I'm keen to see what it would cost to get it ser...

Started Mar 27th, 2018 at 9:38pm by Manchester
1 496 Last Post Mar 28th, 2018 at 4:05am
By: Rugersst
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Red dot sights
Want to put a  2moa ? red dot sight on a vz58 carbine  for snap shooting  on goats etc out to 100m. Reliable  and cost effective.
Haven't had any thing to do with them  ,  see aimpoint  have a n...

Started Mar 27th, 2018 at 10:38am by cruza
2 516 Last Post Mar 27th, 2018 at 7:14pm
By: woody308
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opinions on the yukon point binoculars
I need to buy new binos and these came up while I was searching online but don't know anything about them. also looking at the vortex diamondbacks

Started Feb 7th, 2018 at 7:13pm by tim37
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22 2819 Last Post Mar 24th, 2018 at 1:13pm
By: Yukon_NZ
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Aadmount scope caps
Gidday Fellas,
Looking at getting some decent scope caps for a new Sightron S3 6-24x50mm. Has anyone had any experience with the aadmount scope caps? Quality? Shipping to NZ? Have emailed them di...

Started Mar 4th, 2018 at 7:01pm by TCedes
3 741 Last Post Mar 6th, 2018 at 6:33pm
By: TCedes
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