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I finally went ahead and finished my write-up on th 10x42 Tactical scopes that I have been playing with for some time.

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In a nutshell, I found Sightron S3 10x42 a bit disappointing and not as good as the rest of the S3 line.

ILya


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Good review Ilya. I have kind of wondered about the Sightron.
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+1 on the review,Thanks Ilya
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This was a tough review for me to write.

I like Sightron and have had very good luck with their scopes over the years.  However, this one was just not up to par for me.

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Great review ILya!
 
Sightron seems to have some hit and miss.  I had a Sightron S2 3-12MD that just did not perform well optically, but a friend's S3 variable is really pretty impressive.
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great review Ilya
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ILya, once again thank you!!!
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Very nice, ILya.  A quality, and inspiring, review...
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Same experience here with  the Sightron S3 20x42, ... thought with the fine reviews here from Sightron and the adjustment range of150 moa.
Have tested the S3 6X24-50, and found this a nice scope
This glas of the S3 20x42 is not the same, ...
My old bushnell 4200 with FF have better glas
This is not a bad scope, but I have expected more
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Why is a fixed magnification Worse? Glass is not the same?
I have a 16x42 and this information is disappointing for me... Shocked
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Here is the answer from the manufacturer – I asked him about the S3 fixed zoom and image quality vs. variable magnification S3:

"Hello Radek,


The glass is the same only the design is different.

Alan "

 

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