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    Need advice on a new spotting scope

    I'm looking at getting a new spotting scope. Particularly the razor hd 16-48x65 or the 20-60x85. I already have the razor 11-33x50 and really like it. Just want something that can reach out there a bit farther. So my question is, what's everyone's thoughts on them two scopes? Is there something else out there in that price range that is better?? Any input or personal experiences with these scopes would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!!

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    I have the 65 and love it. No reason for me to look at any other but maybe a Ziess. The price is well worth the Vortex.
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    I also have the 65 and love it.
    I think the old models are still on clearance in a few places.

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    Depends on how far you want to carry it. If happy with the 50mm in the pack, I'd lean towards the 85mm for close to the rig stuff, but if I wanted more scope in my pack it's the 65mm I'd choose. If you are a Sherpa, you can pack the 85mm... They are very good scopes.

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    I have the 65 and no reason to look at buying another scope anytime in the near future.
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    I have the 65 strait razer hd and love it,,very good for the price,and packable size,I also have a Nikon ed-50 for packing up the steep rugged ones{very light},but has its limitations.

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    Thanks guys. I was pretty set on getting the 65 but I was looking for someone with experience with it. Thanks again

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    when I was in Idaho last November the glassing conditions were great,,,could litererally see 5" rocks clearly from 4 miles away!!didn't get a deer there though,but was sold on the strait vortex razer hd 65 mm spotter,,,{older version}it is awesome.

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    I have the new Razor HD 85mm and love it. Yes it's kind of big but it helps determine if it's worth walking all the way to put a stalk on.

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    I had that scope and liked but traded it for a Zeiss Diascope I like a bit better.

 

 
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