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5-20 is my favorite 4x erector as well. Great write up. Makes all the waiting that was incurred worth it. Big thumbs up for SWFA for sticking to their guns, and getting it right, before selling them.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote MikeMiller Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July/24/2010 at 13:31
The 5-20 has my hands shaking. Cant wait.  The world needs a GOOD 5-20 Scope at a price those of us not of rich man stock can afford.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Jon A Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July/24/2010 at 16:30
I agree; the 5-20 will be a big hit.  The utility of a 4.5-14 and the top end of a 6.5-20 in one makes good use of the 4:1 zoom ratio.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote koshkin Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: July/24/2010 at 17:10
Originally posted by Jon A Jon A wrote:

I agree; the 5-20 will be a big hit.  The utility of a 4.5-14 and the top end of a 6.5-20 in one makes good use of the 4:1 zoom ratio.

I am with you on that Jon.  I am testing a Vortex Razor 5-20x50 right now and I like the magnification range.  It is a good fit for a mid/long range precision rifle.

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I can't wait to add another SS to the arsenal.I have a Minox Z5 4-20x50 & I think this is a great magnification!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote FireEMT5 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March/06/2011 at 18:58
At the beginning of this thread the OP - Mike eluded to a 2.5 x 10 illuminated SS scope.
 
Could someone confirm of deny that this is in the works for 2011?  SWFA leads us to believe that there were/are new things in store for 2011....... was the new 1x4 scope it, or is there more?
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I called them earlier today and asked about the 2.5x10x42 and they didn't know what I was talking about. I told him I saw a post on SH that referred to 3 new scopes coming out and two of the three have been released (1x4 and 5x20) but not the 2.5x10.

I guess someone had a wet dream because he said it wasn't happening. Too bad, I was interested in getting one of them.
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Chris has hinted that he has plans to continue to bring out new models.  Just give it time and I am sure we will continue to see new power ranges and new features. 

I highly doubt all his employees are in the loop on the SS scope details. 
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Originally posted by supertool73 supertool73 wrote:

Chris has hinted that he has plans to continue to bring out new models.  Just give it time and I am sure we will continue to see new power ranges and new features. 

I highly doubt all his employees are in the loop on the SS scope details. 
I would venture that only Chris is full aware of the next scope in his pipeline of awesome optics!
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Maybe so. But the guy I talked to (don't remember his name) went and asked someone else before he answered me. I hope your right, it looks like it would be a nice setup. Even if it does happen it would not appear to be any time soon. Unless someone out there has inside info to the contrary.
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Originally posted by wasntme wasntme wrote:

Maybe so. But the guy I talked to (don't remember his name) went and asked someone else before he answered me. I hope your right, it looks like it would be a nice setup. Even if it does happen it would not appear to be any time soon. Unless someone out there has inside info to the contrary.
They just released the 1-4 not to long ago, now the 5-20 is gonna be out within the month if the customs people quite fondlign them.  Who knows what the next 6months will hold, give it time and know that whatever Chris conjures up will be an unbeliveable deal and scope.
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Originally posted by Chris Farris Chris Farris wrote:

All I have to say about all of these suggestions is..........Whistling
 
The fat lady is just warming up fellas.
 
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Seems like a quality optic for the price.

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Any updates on these new optics and when they will be out?

foaming at the mouth here. Big Grin
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote GlockandRoll Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January/14/2012 at 16:50
Sweet, I'm trying to get my hands on a 5-22 to test on my 6.5 CreedMoor when it gets in. 
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wow! Thank you very much for your review.I hope you will write more such interesting posts. Big Grin
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Bump for 2013...

2.5-10x42 or HD/ED glass or... ?
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