Location: United States
I am still hunting for the perfect scope for my new Sako 85 stainless/laminated in .338 Federal. Everything keeps coming back to the Bushnell Elite 6500 1.25-8x32. But at $600 or so, it puts it in some rarified company. I can get a Zeiss Conquest 2.5-8x32 (which IMHO has better glass than the 6500) for $200 less, and even a Swarovski American 3-10x42 is only $200 more.
And this really nice-looking Meopta Artemis 2000 2.8x42 is only $60 more:
How is the glass on the Meopta? Does it compare favorably to the Conquest and American? This thing looks beefy and like it will last a lifetime. How is the durability of Meopta scopes? Any input would be appreciated.