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 I'm curious how the Zenith line compares optically to the Diavari and the Swaro Z6 line?
 Sharpness.  Resolution. Brightness ect.
 I found a great deal on a S & B Zenith 1.5-6x42 which would replace my Elite 4200 on my 6.8 AR.
 
 


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I think you would be hard pressed to really see any differnce between the the 3, I have a 2.5-10 x 56 and am extremely happy with it.
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I agree with glock in regards to the optics.  In regards to toughness, S&B makes the toughest variables on the planet.  
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I have a zenith flashdot #9 on my 6.8
Can't think of a better scope for it

There is a review on our site
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Top shelf scopes.
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Originally posted by ccoker ccoker wrote:

I have a zenith flashdot #9 on my 6.8
Can't think of a better scope for it

There is a review on our site


I have the exact same scope as well.  Zenith is a good name for that series, as they're as good as scopes get.  The only negatives I can think of to the Zeniths:  they're heavier than competing scopes of the same config and they have limited w/e adjustment travel. 

By any measure, they hold their own against Zeiss Victory Diavari, Swaro Z6, Kahles C optically.  Different eyes will prefer some aspect of the view through different scopes in that class, but they are all superb, and you will never get a consensus on which is "best."
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 Also curious how the #7 non illuminated reticle looks at 6X in low light. Hard to see?
 Will use for deer hunting.
 Would S&B install a flashdot reticle?


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