Top of the Line Rifle Scope

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  1. Tony22-250

    Tony22-250 New Member

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    The Best Rifle scope I know of and I can only dream of getting because its out of my price range... It is the Schmidt & Bender 5-25x56 Police Marksman II LP. MSRP $2899.00

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    P4 Illuminated Reticle
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    5-25 x 56 Police Marksman II LP
    True 2000-meter capability. Unlike most long-range variables that offer only a 4x magnification multiple, the 5-25 x 56 provides a full 5x and a wider field of view. Parallax adjustment in a separate turret, completely adjustable from 10 meters to infinity.

    The illuminated reticle has 11 graduated settings offering precise control relative to ambient light. The scope includes Schmidt & Bender's unique color-coded "Double Turn" elevation knob that gives the shooter instant reference to where the elevation is set. The entire 100-minute adjustment range can be covered in just two turns of the knob. The user will never become "lost" within the adjustment range.

    The 5–25 x 56 is offered with 56 MOA of 1/4 MOA clicks, or 273cm (93 MOA) of 1cm clicks. Your choice of P3 or P4 reticles.

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    Dimensions (mm)
    A B C D E F
    118 44 38.5 92 72 62
    G K L
    34 42.5 410

    Construction
    Aluminum tube, 34mm without rail
    Hard anodized black surface
    Reticle in first focal plane; second focal plane by special order.

    Optical data
    Magnification: 5 - 25x
    Field of view @ 100m: 5.3m - 1.5m
    Exit pupil: 10.95mm - 2.28mm
    Eye relief: min 85mm
    Twilight factor: 14.1 - 37.4
    Light transmission: min 90% day & night
    Diopter setting: +2 to -3

    Elevation adjustment)
    Elevation increments: 0.1Mrad
    Elevation range: 0 - 26 Mrad

    Windage adjustment
    Windage increments: 0.1Mrad per click
    Windage range: ±6 Mrad

    General data
    Parallax adjustable from 50m to infinity

    Reticle illumination:
    Settings 1-11: For use in low light conditions
    Battery: CR2032, 100+ hour life. Illumination is switched off automatically after six hours to conserve battery
    Weight: 1080g
    Waterproof to 3m, 300 mbar inner pressure

    Reticles
    P3, P4, P4 Fine
     
  2. Tony22-250

    Tony22-250 New Member

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    This is what it looks like through the scope at 2350 yards!!!

    5X Magnification
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    10X Magnification
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    15X Magnification
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    25X Magnifaction
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  3. Suicide*Ride

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    Having a piece of glass that can "see" farther than the weapon can "shoot" (effective range) is like having a radio that can transmit farther than it can hear.

    That said... I would own 1! (I said own... not purchase! ;))
     
  4. glocknut

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    Sadly i can relate to this concept.... being so utterly well endowed its hard to find a woman that can handle me. All that "capability" and so very few women that can handle it... :(:(:rolleyes::cool::D

    So yes, that scope is probably more of a curse than a blessing....

    mike
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    Hey Mike.... you know what they say about guys who brag about size... right?

    I run into that problem w/ I pick my nose w/ my thumb! :p:D
     
  6. Tony22-250

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    You don't mount a masterpiece on some $2000 .308. you put that on a LARGE caliber gun that actual costs more than the scope ;) like an Accuracy International .338 Lapua, AW 50, Barrett .416 or M107A1. With that setup you are going to reach out and touch some one!

    With the Accuracy International AW 50 and the Shmidt & Bender your looking at a $16,000 price tag not including tax and shipping and handling. This is the pinnacle of firearms technology my friends the Ferrari or Lamborghini of the gun world call it what you will, but this is IT you don't get any better than that. Shooting Hornady A-max 750gr or Barnes 800gr Banded Solid Bore Rider solid brass alloy bullets with a BC of 1.050 for the Hornady and 1.095 for the Barnes we're talking 3500 yard effective range with that setup!!!

    Hornady A-Max 750gr
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    Barnes solid brass alloy 800gr
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    Accuracy International AW-50
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  7. TranterUK

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    I am far from an expert on optics, but can report the two best scopes I ever looked through were a Sworvorski and a Nimrod, a German made scope I picked up in the mid east.

    The Sworvorski (?) was exceptionally clear and good in low light. The Nimrod was also clear, but had the best reticle. As usual, I regret selling both.
     
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    A few years back I had a chance to purchase a Israeli 98 with a Nimrod scope but as in most things, my pockets weren't deep enough. :eek: :(

    It was nowhere near what they are asking for the one in this link.

    http://www.simpsonltd.com/product_info.php?products_id=9128&osCsid=9d1e1d811c39f37b47a33e4e959cdc62


    Art
     
  9. TranterUK

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    Well Art, heres the thing, I mounted my Nimrod on an Israeli K98, we bent the bolt handle to suite. I sold it, last seen somewhere in the US many years ago.

    Now, you dont suppose....
     
  10. kutaho

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    the closest thing i have to a scope is the lyman on my savage.
     
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  11. artabr

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    All we both can do now is wish. :eek: :D



    Art
     
  12. Tony22-250

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    The scopes i have "toyed" around with are the Leupold Mark 4 8.5-25x50mm, the Trijicon AccuPoint 2.5-10x56 and the Schmidt & Bender 5-25x56 Police Marksman II LP. all of them are great scopes but from what i could tell the Schmidt & Bender had better sight picture and more clarity than the other 2 plus it has a wider range of magnification and illuminated retical.

    Art i have no idea why any one would pay that much for a fixed power scope.
     
  13. mrkirker

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    I think the 'best' scope is the unit that matches one's needs with the capability of the firearm, along with the price that one can afford. 2,000 meter capability is a nice abstract, if needed. But here in East Tennessee most hunting fields are less than 300 meters across.

    2,000 meter capability is a lot of unused glass, and a much lighter 'hip-pocket' for the hunter!
     
  14. Tony22-250

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    As the old saying goes. I would rather have it and not need it than need it and not have it!!!
     
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    Just tryin to make yall laugh a little.... :D

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