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Would one of the optics experts please give me a comparison opinion of these two brands assuming both top of the line models.
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S&B has/is/are:
more eye relief
etched reticles unlike swarovski only on TDS, the yuse wire in 1000$ scopes!!! cheap!!!
heavier
built like tanks
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Both are obviously top notch scopes.  I do not think there is any difference in toughness/durability, but it does seem like the glass in S&B is slightly better in low light.

 

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Schmidt und Bender for me too, please.

 

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