New Posts New Posts RSS Feed - Old Kahles Scopes
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

Check GunBroker.com for SWFA's No Reserve and No Minimum bid firearm auctions.

Old Kahles Scopes

 Post Reply Post Reply   Topic Search Topic Search  Topic Options Topic Options
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: July/15/2008 at 23:10
Sled2live View Drop Down
Optics GrassHopper
Optics GrassHopper


Joined: February/14/2006
Location: Texas
Status: Offline
Points: 39
  I have an opportunity to purchase a couple of the old (25 years old) kahles helia variable scopes and wanted your opinions about how these old Kahles scopes compare with todays optics choices.  I had an 8 X 56 kahles about 30 years ago that would blow away (optically) my new vari x III 3.4 X 10 I had just purchased back then ( and the leupold seemed to better my Redfield Illuminator). I never had any of the kahles variables back then, so I'm wondering how they would rank with today's choices. Has anybody still got any of old kahles variables around, or have they made comparisons to any of the new stuff? I know there are very very few scopes that can compare to my 8 X 56, but want a variable scope.
  Your opinions are welcomed, especially if you've been able to compare some of the old kahles variables.
 
Thanks!
 
Sled2live
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: July/15/2008 at 23:15
Urimaginaryfrnd View Drop Down
MODERATOR
MODERATOR
Avatar
Resident Redneck

Joined: June/20/2005
Location: Iowa
Status: Offline
Points: 13877
The only old kahles scope I remember was a sniper scope on a Steyer PSG and that was 25 yrs ago and it was an awesome scope. Some of the new lens coatings are probably more desirable but if you can get a reasonable deal on them it is probably worth having.

Edited by Urimaginaryfrnd - July/15/2008 at 23:16
 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down

Similar Threads: "Old Kahles Scopes"
Subject Author Forum Replies Last Post
Info needed on old Wollensak 4x scope Squirrel Pizza Target 0
Old Redfield Scope Help kevrog1987 Rifle Scopes 4
old leupold scope and help on scopes nj123 Rifle Scopes 12
old fashioned scope/ old mount simon M Rifle Scopes 7
New Guy, Old shooter, Best Scope Question burfurd Tactical Scopes 16
Dating Older Bushnell Scopes 64dodge Rifle Scopes 7
Kahles vs. older Simmons Aetec jughead Rifle Scopes 23
How do I make adjustment on this old Herters scope hdog Rifle Scopes 4
Old scope - New problem Dawgdad Rifle Scopes 5
Kahles Scope Variability wereynol Rifle Scopes 9


This page was generated in 0.188 seconds.