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Old 08-03-2011, 05:11 PM
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Looking at 30 mm tube Docter, 3-9x48mm. No experience with this manufacturer. Advice and comparison welcomed.

Have Swaro. Z3
Ziess VMV
Leupold Vari-X III
Elite 4200

How does the Docter stack up against these.

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Old 08-03-2011, 07:42 PM
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Never heard of it ?

Know all the ones you own !!!
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Old 08-03-2011, 09:22 PM
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I've heard of Docter scopes. They are of German origin, and date back to WWII... I believe. They were closely hooked to Zeiss. Potentially, they could be very good depending on glass quality and coatings. BTW, they still make scopes, red dot sights, etc.
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Old 08-04-2011, 11:42 AM
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Been about 10 years since I last looked through any Dr stuff. They are good stuff but IMHO they didn't quite have the quality "diamond sharp/bright image" that the Swaros, Zeiss Victory or any of the S&B optics typically do. But I want to say they weren't priced up in that range either, usually somewhere between say a Zeiss Victory and a Conquest of comparable size.

I'd put them on par with Meopta and other former eastern bloc stuff available today,
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