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Kahles Helia S 4x Vs Zeiss Victory 4x

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Forum Description: Rimfire and airgun scopes
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Printed Date: October/22/2017 at 21:38


Topic: Kahles Helia S 4x Vs Zeiss Victory 4x
Posted By: cr500
Subject: Kahles Helia S 4x Vs Zeiss Victory 4x
Date Posted: December/07/2016 at 03:44
I have found an add for an older Kahles Helia S4 and a newer Zeiss Victory 4x for a reasonable price. I am after a scope for my 22 rimfire for low light shooting. Does anyone know how the Kahles Parralax will be for closer range shooting? I know the Victory was available in rimfire version, with parallax set for shorter distance. Any ideas how each will compare in low light?



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Posted By: cr500
Date Posted: December/07/2016 at 04:01
Sorry, should have read Zeiss Conquest 4x,   Not Zeiss Victory.


Posted By: Mark2Cars
Date Posted: December/18/2016 at 08:45
I own a Kahles 3x9x42 and an older Zeiss Conquest in 4.5x14x44. Both scopes have great glass with a slight edge to the Kahles. As far as low light situations go either of these are fine however I would attempt to find the Zeiss in 4.5x14x50. Fairly affordable and just that much better in low light. It will be my next scope purchase. I shoot rim fire and pcp rifles. Good luck !

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Posted By: Son of Ed
Date Posted: August/25/2017 at 19:56
The Kahles Helia S4 is from the sixties..... the "s" stands for STEEL.....go with a modern scope....although I bet the Kahles would STILL WORK!!!   






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