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For those who have searched for an inexpensive rifle scope and have considered purchasing a scope from Osprey Global, this thread will serve as a one stop shop.

Please post your experience or questions regarding these scopes here. 

here is my video review and my testimonial regarding this company: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lY5fP7MSeck 
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I know this is just one story but I had an osprey scope, had to send it back to them
NEVER EVER, EVER  saw the scope again - the customer service was worse than poor
They don't make the Christmas list


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I understand completely what you mean.  I am now receiving threatening emails from the OWNER; Keith Oliver, because of my video review. I attached a screenshot of his email to me

I was kinda concerned about his email, so I had my attorney look at my video, and he said there is nothing slandering about it. It's a bona fide, honest product review

 
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Your link to you tube does not work.
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Try This:

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That's allot to type from an iphone.

You broke the cardinal rule: never buy a scope at a gun show!

Sorry it didn't work out.  There is usually a very, very good reason why people haven't heard of a particular manufacturer.

What did you pay for that?
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I paid $275 for the scope. I should remind you that I DID finally receive a refund (minus my return shipping)
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Expecting an awesome scope with great features at <$300 is not going to happen.

If you need something good in that price range, look at the SS10X.  It isn't illuminated, it is fixed power, and it will run like the energizer bunny.

Everyone hopes for the "too good to be true" deal, but they are aptly named.
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Damn...Funny I should come across this today. Bought 2 of them at the gun show 2 months ago...same guy...the 6-24 I bought is OK..nut the 4-16 will not focus..I e-mailed them ..hope I get a reply!
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Good luck

I think Osprey must mean fetid, non-functioning, junk in Chinese
Or as the guy told George Straight " you know what that little white speck at the top of a chicken manure is?  It's still chicken manure....
 
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So,  I read this thread with great interest.  I have had nothing but trouble with my Osprey Global (OG).  I made the mistake of listening to a pretty girl at a gun show and bought one.  I was promised full warranty and that she and her husband (who owned the local distributorship) would stand behind the product 100%. 

I took off my Nikon Buckmaster scope (an awesome scope that has never failed to produce one inch groups at 200 yards) and replaced it with the OG with great hope.  It would never produce better than three inches at 100 yards after 60 rounds of Fusion 165 grain 30-06.  Before you say it, I know I was a dumbass for taking the Nikon off.  Who replaces a scope that is that accurate...right?

I contacted the sales rep at two follow-on shows and they refused to assist, only referring me to the manufacturer for satisfaction.  Not only would the local Decatur vendor not refund me, I had to go to a third show to convince them to even replace it.  Now, I have a 3 - 9 X 40 scope that I don't trust, will never mount and would prefer to use as a hammer rather than a scope.

So, reading previous entries, It appears that OG has a tendency to threaten legal action against those who tell their stories of woe about this unreliable product that they refuse to back as stated in their warranty and by their vendors at shows.  Well, hopefully they will soon see that producing a quality product and ACTUALLY standing behind it instead of litigating would go much farther toward producing a loyal following than selling crap and threatening disappointed customer will.  Loco


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RE: scouncil

I appreciate the complement of you thinking I'm pretty but I can assure you I am far from naive.

The only way I would have referred you back to osprey themselves would be if You did not have the scope with you at the show and wanted the situation resolved before the next show in the area. OR You wanted a refund on a $100 scope. I would have told you the unit itself would have to be actually tested by the manufacturer to assure it was not user error for an actual refund. Once you actually brought the scope back my husband gladly swapped it out for you.

I can assure you, I wouldn't have given you the run around on a scope. I also give out my business card with my personal phone number and email to be contacted!

I will say, I then put the exact scope your claiming wouldn't hold a tight group on my personal rifle.I was doing quarter inch groups with this scope, no problem. If you would like, I personally will come help you sight in your rifle with this scope. I don't mind helping my customers! Please let me know so I can help you out.


Sincerely,
Niki smyth
AL sales manager
(The one who sold you the scope)
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