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Forum: Midwest
11-24-2004, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

Need some helps guys

My wife wants to go visit her good friend next year out in Wichita, KS. Well I am trying to convince here to kill 2 birds with one stone and go in the fall next year so I can do some hunting while I...
Forum: Guns
03-26-2004, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Leupold Scopes

Something to take into consideration is the new VX-II for 2004 is basically the same as the old Vari-X III's of years past.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
03-26-2004, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: which Binoculars

Like a lot of other posts, I would recommend the Nikon Monarch ATB's. Great pair of binoculars for the money.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
Forum: Guns
02-27-2004, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: butler creek flip caps NEED HELP

The Eye 16 is probably going to be to big. I would go with a 14.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
Forum: Guns
02-27-2004, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: scopes

Nikon Monarch, Bushnell Elite 4200 and Weaver Grand Slam!

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
02-24-2004, 09:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 425
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

Burris Fullfield II 3-9x40 Specials

Just want to let everyone know that got a large shipment of the Burris Fullfield II 3-9x40 with the Ballistic Plex in Matte Finish. These specials are coming with a FREE Burris Landmark 20x50 Compact...
Forum: Guns
02-17-2004, 07:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,613
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Change in leupold warranty

There is pretty much no way that Leupold can track all the scopes by serial numbers. Yes they can with the ones that are bought directly from the Manufacturer. We buy all of our items through a...
02-13-2004, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,565
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Vari -X II or III?

Danny,

I did not realize that Solitary Man was you. I hope you enjoy it. Let me know what you think of it.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
02-13-2004, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,565
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Vari -X II or III?

Just like Solitary Man said, the Leupold Vari-X III's have been discontinued and are being replaced by the new VX-III's with some great new features. Also, the VX-II has been updated for 2004 and...
Forum: Guns
01-26-2004, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,643
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Weaver scope??

I personally believe the Nikon Monarch and Weaver Grand Slams are very close, but I like the Nikon slightly better.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
01-26-2004, 09:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,404
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Advice on cheap scope

I would have to say "Don't Do it" also. Save your money and wait until you can get the Elite 4200. You will be happier in the long run.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
Forum: Guns
01-19-2004, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: New scope, need opinions

A good reasonable scope is the Nikon Monarch 3-9x40. Very Bright and clear scope. You would not be disappointed in its performance.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
www.theopticzone.com
...
01-19-2004, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 793
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Burris landmark binoculars opinions

To get the exit pupil, just divide the objective by the power. So your 10x42's are going to have an exit pupil of 4.2mm. I think if you have the extra money to get a pair of Nikon Monarch 10x42's. ...
01-19-2004, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Opinions on Burris Scopes

They have a very good product, specially the Fullfield II for the money. But their customer service is not that great. Actually one of the slowest of all the manufacturers.

Jon Jackoviak
The...
01-19-2004, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Bushnell 3200 Elite.

I agree. I would take the Elite 3200 over the Leupold Rifleman any day.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
www.theopticzone.com
[email protected]
01-19-2004, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Weaver Grand Slam

I think that you would be very happy with the new Weaver Grand Slams. They are extremely clear and bright. I would compare them to the old Vari-X III's, Bushnell Elite 4200's and the Nikon...
Forum: Guns
01-11-2004, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 894
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Win Model 70 scope mounts?

I would recommend the Leupold Dual Dovetail 2-piece base. I believe they are more secure, due to 4 screws instead of 3, which the 1-piece has. The rings are also more stronger and secure, because...
Forum: Guns
01-07-2004, 09:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,373
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Nikon vs. Leupold

Depends on the Size and Make. The Buckmasters and the low power Monarchs are made in the Philippines, where the high power and the Monarch Golds are made in Japan.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic...
01-06-2004, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,645
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: binoculars?

I also like the Nikon Monarch ATB 8x42's. They are a great all around binocular and would work perfect in wooded situations. They are very comfortable to hold and have excellent clarity and...
Forum: Guns
01-02-2004, 06:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,373
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Nikon vs. Leupold

I also go with the Nikon Monarch or the Monarch Gold. I think they are a much better buy for the money than the Leupolds. As for customer service, I have not had any problems, yet. They have sent...
Forum: Guns
01-02-2004, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,781
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Browning A Bolt owners...feedback wanted

I have a Browning A-Bolt Hunter in a .270 and a Stainless Steel Stacker in a .243. I love them both, but I tend to use the SS Stacker more due to the lighter weight. Love the bolt too.

Jon...
Forum: Guns
12-31-2003, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: next best scope under leupold

My opinion there are a lot of scopes better than a Leupold, like the Nikon Monarch, Bushnell Elite 4200 and the Weaver Grand Slam. Think that will be interesting is to see how the new VX-III's line...
12-29-2003, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: binocular questions

Iswoody,

Those Bushnell Legends run around $230.00.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
www.theopticzone.com
[email protected]
12-26-2003, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 775
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Comments on Nikon Gold, Zeiss Conquest or Bushnell 4200

Just like Stubblejumper stated, the 30mm is not going to gain any more light for you than the 1" inch. The biggest factor is the lens and coating quality, along with the number of coatings. I am...
12-25-2003, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: scopes

I would take the Bushnell Elite 4200 or the Weaver Grand Slam over the Leupold VX-II any day. But I would take the Nikon Monarch over the Bushnell and Elite 4200, but it is very close.

Jon...
12-25-2003, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Leopold Scopes

I am assuming you are talking about the VX-I and VX-II? Below are the main feature difference:

VX-I : Magnesium Flouride len coatings and 1/4" MOA Friction Adjustments

VX-II: Magnesium...
Forum: Guns
12-21-2003, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Scopes

I agree, I would lose the Firefly reticle. Personally if I had to choose, I would go with a Nikon Monarch first, than a Weaver Grand Slam followed by the Bushnell Elite 4200. All 3 of these scopes...
12-21-2003, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: binocular questions

If you want a good bright pair of binoculars. I would go with the Nikon Monarch ATB 8x42's. You will notice a difference in brightness with the 8x32 vs 8x42's. The 8x42's are a great all around...
Forum: Guns
12-18-2003, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: to this forum. I've been reading it for months and finally decided to get in on the exchange of

Just like everyone is saying, buy the highest quality scope that you can offer. You will be happy for a long time then. I personally like the Nikon Monarch's and the Weaver Grand Slams. Followed...
12-18-2003, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: low light

Yogi,

I am sorry. I guess I did not read your post very closely. That is a hard one, since you can only use 1 power. I don't know what you are using now, but Nikon makes a Blackpower edition...
12-18-2003, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: low light

Yogi,

Sounds like you need to get a higher quality scope. I have a Leupold VX-II in my muzzleloader and have no problem seeing for a placement or seeing the reticle during normal shooting...
12-17-2003, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,212
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: What new items are you wanting to get for next year

I am hoping to get a new climbing treestand.

Hey trailer. If mmmelk gets his new hunting partner he may not be around much. He maybe like a crazy rutting buck, lose his mind and run across the...
12-17-2003, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,139
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: 1" vs. 30mm scope

CBM SC,

Honestly that all depends on the Make and Model. If you are talking about equal scopes, the larger the diamater the more light will be transmitted. But is it worth the extra weight and...
12-17-2003, 05:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Which Leupold???

Here is some more information that I just received. Most of it is duplicate of my previous post, but does have some other information:

"Were introducing a new line of scopes that's the sum...
12-17-2003, 05:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Which Leupold???

upstateny,

The information below as been floating around the internet by a representative from Leupold. The release date for the new VX-III is scheduled for the first of January.

"The New...
Forum: Guns
12-16-2003, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: What is the best spotting scope?

Also look at the Nikon Sky & Earth. I personally think it is better than the Burris. More money, but well worth it. Like Vapodog, also look at the Bushnells.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
...
12-16-2003, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,227
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Which Leupold???

You also have another decision to make. Leupold is discontinuing the Vari-X III models to come out with a new line called the VX-III's. The old Vari-X III's are going to be called the VX-II's next...
12-15-2003, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,139
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: 1" vs. 30mm scope

Elkaddict,

Just a quick question, where can you get a LPS for the same price as a 1" tube Leupold? If you can, I would snatch it up in a hurry.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
...
12-15-2003, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,139
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: 1" vs. 30mm scope

Elkaddict,

The only advantage to a 30mm tube vs. a 1" is the 30mm will allow for more windage and elevation adjustments. This maybe necessary if you are doing long range shooting out past a...
Forum: Guns
12-10-2003, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Burris Fullfield 2???

Thanks, GordonGekko. I am glad that you had a good experience with us.

I personally think that the VX-I's and Rifleman are over priced for the features they offer. You can get a Burris...
12-04-2003, 04:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Binocular/digital camera combo

Dave,

I have not personally used them, but have heard a few things on them. The pictures are not high quality pictures, but are not to bad. Here is a link to a post where they talk about them...
Forum: Guns
12-03-2003, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: scope mount for a rem 1100

I don't know if there is one better than the other, but I think the B-square is a little more secure, with the use of 2 pins, where I believe the Millet only uses one. Plus I like the looks of the...
Forum: Guns
12-02-2003, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Question hopefully everyone can help me with..

Thanks all. I am trying a couple things. Zone Bucks, which can be used on accessories, future orders or as instant cash. I also have a "Leupold Policy" change statement on the site along with an...
Forum: Guns
11-30-2003, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: leupold vx-II

wvdeerhunter,

The fine duplex is not going to be a great reticle for low light hunting situations. The major differences between the VX-II and the Rifleman is the following:

VX-II:...
Forum: Guns
11-30-2003, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

Question hopefully everyone can help me with..

Since Leupold is making it mandatory to advertise their products at a certain price, there has been several different promotions, gift certificates and other incentives that are now available. This...
Forum: Guns
11-29-2003, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: scope issues

If the scope is able to except a sunshade, try that.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
www.theopticzone.com
[email protected]
Forum: Guns
11-26-2003, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Best optic

Nikon Monarch Gold 1.5-6x42.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
www.theopticzone.com
[email protected]
Forum: Guns
11-26-2003, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: Happy Thanksgiving

I also would like to say that this Thanksgiving is a little more special for my family. My wife and I have new little 1 week old baby girl.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
www.theopticzone.com...
Forum: Guns
11-26-2003, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

Happy Thanksgiving

From our family and The Optic Zone, I would like to take this moment to wish everyone a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
www.theopticzone.com
[email protected]
Forum: Guns
11-23-2003, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By theoutdoorwizard

RE: scope contact on riffle barrel

Have to agree with everyone. You should never have the scope touching the barrel of the gun. Simpliest fix, get the next higher rings.

Jon Jackoviak
The Optic Zone
www.theopticzone.com
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