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    Posted: November/24/2009 at 20:52
Has anybody had any experience with these, or sheperd scopes? Thanks!!!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Urimaginaryfrnd Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November/24/2009 at 23:24
Do yourself a favor and go with a Nikon rangefinder and forget sheperd scopes the reticle idea is good but the scopes are not as good as other scopes in their price range.  A Zeiss Conquest with rapid Z reticle will be a far better scope for you.  I suggest you look at several scopes before deciding what you want.  Bushnell  4200,  Leupold  VX3 & FX3 and Zeiss Conquest.  I know you would want the Zeiss.  If illumination would help look at Trijicon Accupoint also.  Almost eveyone I know uses either Nikon or Lelica rangefinders.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lucytuma Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November/25/2009 at 17:47
I also like having a seperate range finder and a scope,  If you bow hunt, golf or use other scopes its great having a stand alone range finder.  Their also usefull for just practicing range estimation.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote cheaptrick Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November/25/2009 at 17:50
Concur about the Shepherd.
Haven't been mentioned much around here lately, but they aren't worth the trouble, IMO.
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote swtucker Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November/25/2009 at 18:37
I had a Shepherd once.   There are better scopes for the same or less $$$....way better.
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