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Old 10-15-2017, 05:30 PM   #1
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Well my truck got broken into on Thursday. Im a moron and left it unlocked. I thought the only thing they got was my delorme in reach. Then today when I was going through everything I realized they got my Razor HD 10x42 and my Leoupold RX1200..

Hoping home owners covers it but we will see. So now I am trying to decide if I should stick with Vortex or go ahead and get some sworos??

I already ordered a new RX1200 with some credit card points I had that were about to expire.
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Old 10-15-2017, 05:32 PM   #2
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Old 10-15-2017, 05:32 PM   #3
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Knowing you will spend considerable time behind them go swaro and never look back
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Old 10-15-2017, 05:33 PM   #4
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Sworos. They gather light better than any other glass Iíve looked through.


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Old 10-15-2017, 05:34 PM   #5
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The type of hunting you do you would like the swaros much better.
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Old 10-15-2017, 05:53 PM   #6
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Swaros-your rich . Knowing how hard you are on stuff I would say Vortex just for their warranty. The difference in my opinion is 5-10% but they are twice the money. Just depends if the difference is worth the money.


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Old 10-15-2017, 06:22 PM   #7
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Swaros.....
It was a tough dropping the cash on them, but I have yet to regret getting them one single time. I carried a set of ziess for a few years before I got my swaros and since then, I could count on one hand the number of times I've taken them out.


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Old 10-15-2017, 06:37 PM   #8
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My dad has the razor hd10x42. They are nice but my HD ELs blow them out of the water.
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Old 10-15-2017, 06:42 PM   #9
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Knowing you will spend considerable time behind them go swaro and never look back
Im actually considering going with some 8x42 instead of 10x42. There have been times. On horseback or when breathing hard the 10x42 are hard to hold still enough to see through
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Old 10-15-2017, 07:02 PM   #10
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Im actually considering going with some 8x42 instead of 10x42. There have been times. On horseback or when breathing hard the 10x42 are hard to hold still enough to see through
That would all be personal preference. I like mine in 10x42. Great all around
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Old 10-15-2017, 07:25 PM   #11
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If you are bowhunting and glassing at 20 yards, it doesn't matter much. If you plan to spend any amount of time behind them, go Swaros and never look back. I've had mine 19 years and still grin like an idiot when I look thru them.
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Old 10-15-2017, 11:02 PM   #12
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Swaros for sure...
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Old 10-15-2017, 11:31 PM   #13
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Swaros for sure.
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Old 10-15-2017, 11:38 PM   #14
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You called me just to tell me how great vortex customer service was and gave you a new pair no questions asked. Time you return the favor for that great customer service and be a loyal customer.
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Old 10-15-2017, 11:51 PM   #15
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Swaros. Really no choice
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Old 10-16-2017, 12:04 AM   #16
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Vortex are great. But if given a choice Id buy the Swaros. Really no question


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Old 10-16-2017, 01:08 AM   #17
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You called me just to tell me how great vortex customer service was and gave you a new pair no questions asked. Time you return the favor for that great customer service and be a loyal customer.
lol ya they do have great customer service. but I also broke the eye piece on my elk hunt.. shouldnt break a pair of binos every hunt you go on lol
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Old 10-16-2017, 06:22 AM   #18
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Swaros.
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Old 10-16-2017, 08:33 AM   #19
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I have been on many hunts across North America over the past 15 years and without a doubt, my Swarovski binos have been one of the most important pieces of my gear. Vortex are good, but nowhere near the same league as swarms. I would put Leica in second place.
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Old 10-16-2017, 09:40 AM   #20
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Text headed your way buddy.
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Old 10-16-2017, 09:51 AM   #21
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I personally like the Leica lenses better.
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Old 10-16-2017, 10:02 AM   #22
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You will not regret stepping up to Swarovski, zeiss or Leica. Make the plunge!

I own all three of the big boys, and if you are looking for the most durable manufacturer, I think Leica wins. They just make a rugged pair of optics, and it's why i grab them over my Zeiss and swaros 90% of the time.
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Old 10-16-2017, 11:41 AM   #23
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Go with the Sworos like Trophy 8 said. Big upgrade.
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Old 10-16-2017, 12:27 PM   #24
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If you don't want to spend Swaro money look at Maven. Way better than Vortex at about the same price as the razor HDs.
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Old 10-16-2017, 01:03 PM   #25
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Im actually considering going with some 8x42 instead of 10x42. There have been times. On horseback or when breathing hard the 10x42 are hard to hold still enough to see through


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Old 10-16-2017, 01:09 PM   #26
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Im actually considering going with some 8x42 instead of 10x42. There have been times. On horseback or when breathing hard the 10x42 are hard to hold still enough to see through
My ELís are 8.5x42. I bet everything I own you canít look through them and a pair of 10x42ía and tell a magnification difference. Where the 8ís will outperform the 10ís is in lower light conditions. Iíd buy the Swaroís and never look back.
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Old 10-16-2017, 02:36 PM   #27
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Well just got off the phone with insurance. They will cover it for a 2% of my house deductible so in other words nope not covered.

I really want sworos but the fact is my blinds in Texas I canít see farther than 40 yards and I only do 10-15 days out west a year. Itís hard for me to spend that extra 12-1500 when I could put it to another hunt.

I am gonna look at the Maven 9x45 they have me intrigued and have the same warranty as vortex.


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Old 10-16-2017, 02:43 PM   #28
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vortex is great

swaro is the best, i'm in the spend once crowd
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