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Old 01-19-2010, 09:33 AM
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Question Zeiss Rifle Scopes

I was Hopeing to get some feed back or Reviews From anyone on here that has a zeiss scope on there Rifle.More interested in hearing about the 4.5-14-44mm conquest.How are they in low light? anyone ever have a problem that needed Fixing with one of these scopes? Any response would be greatly appreciated!!! Thanx 4 your time!
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Old 01-19-2010, 06:15 PM
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I am more interested in after sales service of these Euro-optics.
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Old 01-19-2010, 06:27 PM
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I owned a Zeiss Diavari 3x9x36 that was involved in a horse wreck,and it was repaired promptly free of charge,even though the scope was in no way defective.
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Old 01-19-2010, 06:33 PM
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The Zeiss conquest line of scopes are in my opinion hands down the best rifle scope in their price range. Have never had to use their warranty service, but I can't imagine it being anything but top notch.
As for low light, won't find anything brighter for the price.
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Old 01-19-2010, 06:35 PM
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Best scope for the money ever made IMHO, I only shoot in legal daylight so not sure about lighting conditions, but they are clear and tracking is absolute. I have had at least 7 Zeiss Conquests, only had trouble with one, my own fault though, it was repaired at no charge.
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Old 01-19-2010, 06:38 PM
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My younger brother has a 6.5 x 20 x 44 conquest that was not holding zero from new and they replaced it free of charge including a pair of binoculers (not sure of model) for his inconvenience.

Pretty awesome service IMO.
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Old 01-19-2010, 06:49 PM
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Best scope for the money ever made IMHO, I only shoot in legal daylight so not sure about lighting conditions, but they are clear and tracking is absolute. I have had at least 7 Zeiss Conquests, only had trouble with one, my own fault though, it was repaired at no charge.
where do you send them in for repair? out of Canada? Ive compaired my leupy 6.5-20x50 to a conquests in the same magnification and could see no real difference. I also like the fact I can have service work or swap recticles and turrents right here in Alberta

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Old 01-19-2010, 06:51 PM
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Gentec International, in Ontario, they take of the rest.
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Old 01-19-2010, 06:55 PM
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Gentec International, in Ontario, they take of the rest.
Gentec here in Red deer no longer does warrenty work for Zeiss, I thought it was the same for all Gentec branches?
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Old 01-19-2010, 07:01 PM
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Google Gentec International, them give them a call, did I say "Red Deer" ????
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Old 01-19-2010, 07:11 PM
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Google Gentec International, them give them a call, did I say "Red Deer" ????
read my post I THOUGHT it was the same for the rest of the branches, nice to see they work on there scopes here in Canada
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Old 01-19-2010, 07:26 PM
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Now you don't need to think anymore, I gave you the info you need, in my first and second post.
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The Zeiss conquest line of scopes are in my opinion hands down the best rifle scope in their price range. Have never had to use their warranty service, but I can't imagine it being anything but top notch.
As for low light, won't find anything brighter for the price.
X2 use it on my .375 H&H it is only a 3x9 but by far the best scope I own, would gladly trade all my other scopes ... for conquest's any day.
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Old 01-19-2010, 08:23 PM
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I have 4 Zeiss scopes and i'm very impressed with their clarity and brightness. Not much compares in the price range.
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Well I'm finally back from work,that was a 24 hour adventure,I hate my job sometimes,anyhow great responses,I think i've been sold on buying a zeiss conquest for my 240 wby.I looked through a 4.5-14-44mm the other day,and it seemed to edge out my leupolds.
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Well I'm finally back from work,that was a 24 hour adventure,I hate my job sometimes,anyhow great responses,I think i've been sold on buying a zeiss conquest for my 240 wby.I looked through a 4.5-14-44mm the other day,and it seemed to edge out my leupolds.
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Old 01-20-2010, 05:17 PM
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great choice I have a couple of them. Get it with the Rapid Z 6 or 800 reticle for that bad boy 'bee
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Old 01-20-2010, 05:46 PM
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6.5-20x50mm it was built for the 240 Weatherby
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Old 01-21-2010, 08:48 AM
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i'VE GOT A 4.5-14X44 THAT i PUT ON A COOPER 25-06 I LOVE IT A VERY IMPRESSIVE SCOPE I ONLY WISH I HAD WAITED & BOUGHT ONE WITH THE RAPID Z AS I HAD THIS SCOPE PURCHASED FOR OVER A YEAR FOR THIS RIFLE & THE RAPID Z WASN'T AVAILABLE
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i'VE GOT A 4.5-14X44 THAT i PUT ON A COOPER 25-06 I LOVE IT A VERY IMPRESSIVE SCOPE I ONLY WISH I HAD WAITED & BOUGHT ONE WITH THE RAPID Z AS I HAD THIS SCOPE PURCHASED FOR OVER A YEAR FOR THIS RIFLE & THE RAPID Z WASN'T AVAILABLE
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Well I picked up my Zeiss.I went with the same as yours,4.5-14-44mm conquest.However I got the mil-dot reticle.I found that the Rapid z reticle Is way to busy for hunting.How does your cooper shoot?? Pretty accurate? We just got a cooper classic in a 280AI,but we hav'nt shot it yet.
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Old 01-21-2010, 11:35 AM
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You will like it i have 2 ziess diavari 2.5x10 x52 love them. No problems with them at all. good luck with the new unit nice combo.
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You will like it i have 2 ziess diavari 2.5x10 x52 love them. No problems with them at all. good luck with the new unit nice combo.
Good 2 know!!!! Thanks!!!
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Old 01-21-2010, 12:12 PM
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WT JUNKIE I love my cooper I bought a jgr it will shoot sub 1/2 inch groups with a handloaded 80 gr ttsx I don't think I know anyone who has been disappointed with their accuracy in fact I like it so much I ordered another jgr in 338-06 with a few custom options The 280 ai is a super cal I can't see any reason you won't love it
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I have a 4.5-14x50 rapid z 800 on my .257 wby accumark and just love it. I finally made it to the range today sighted in at dead on at 200 yards and using the 300 yard reticle was easly hitting 8inx8in 3/4 in plate. Get one you wont regret it.
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Old 01-22-2010, 08:01 PM
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Ive looked through Zeiss on many ocations and Ill admit the optics are great, a hole lot better than leaupy..... no slightly better yes......... with a high mag scope looking out to 1000yrds you may see a difference this might have something to do with the cool colours leaupy goes with. When shootin long range like I do you need a clear scope but most importantly turrents that adjust to the proper MOA and return back to zero every time. I can count on leaupy and if I have a problem its a quick fix through there warrenty center, Im not the only one that does leaups has claim to tones of long range comp winnings just look it up......................
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You are right, Leupold's have one there share of competitions, but they are not there $1000 line of scopes. I haven't seen many VX3's winning any competitions as of yet, but I will keep looking
Since you have mentioned competitions, spelling is not one you should enter, there is a spellcheck on most computers, check it out or look up.
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there is a spellcheck on most computers, check it out or look up
How about:

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Leupold's have one there share of competitions
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ELKY,

If I wanted to hear from you I go looking for you, there is a reason you have over 2000 posts, its because you stick your nose where it doesn't belong.
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Old 01-22-2010, 09:36 PM
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If I wanted to hear from you I go looking for you, there is a reason you have over 2000 posts, its because you stick your nose where it doesn't belong.
It's an open forum,so anyone can post on it.
If you are going to lecture other people about their spelling,your spelling becomes fair game.
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Old 01-22-2010, 09:44 PM
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It is an open forum, but maybe it's time for you put your typing fingers away for awhile, they getting old and annoying, I really can't take anyone serious who use that uses that tongue face over there.
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