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Alpen 20-60X60
8.4 out of 10

Alpen 20-60X60

Alpen® Spotting Scopes Winner of Great Buy Award in 2003, 2004, Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

value

Legacy Reviewer, opticsplanet.com
4 July 2013
  • Summary: i am just starting longer range shooting and this is a great value for the performance...
  • Pros: i am just starting longer range shooting and this is a great value for the performance...
  • Cons: i am just starting longer range shooting and this is a great value for the performance...
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Overall 8
8.0

Great for the money

Legacy Reviewer, opticsplanet.com
31 March 2011
  • Summary: Used at the range several times and my zoom was easy to turn, side focus was working great, the small tripod got the job done at the range. I got to the range several times when temp was around 42 degrees and lens did not fog up when using.
  • Pros: High magnification, tripod, variable zoom
  • Cons: Dark image at Highest Zoom, eye relief...
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Overall 10
10

Alpen 745

Legacy Reviewer, opticsplanet.com
3 February 2011
  • Summary: Nice unit, using for spotting scope on the shooting range. Doesn't give as much magnification at 100 and 150 yards as I had expected. But overall I still like the scope.
  • Pros: Easy to use, nice and compact, light weight
  • Cons: not as much magnification as expected...
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Overall 6
6.0

Adjustments gone bad

Legacy Reviewer, opticsplanet.com
24 September 2010
  • Summary: was a good spotting scope at the range when i bought it. bright at 20X but very dim at 60X with poor eye relief. used one season in the field with no problems, now as i get ready for this year the focus will not work. I turn it and it gets close to in focus but not good enough.
  • Pros: good optics, light weight.
  • Cons: zoom adj. too stiff, Focus adjustment failed...
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Overall 10
10

Great buy

Legacy Reviewer, opticsplanet.com
1 December 2009
  • Summary: Great scope at the price. In low light it is clear on the 20X setting. The eye relief is really good. The 60x requires a considerable amount of light or the image is dark but for mid day glassing it works well. Overall this is a great asset to any sportsman or outdoors person looking for a bargain.
  • Pros: Clear, Simple, Rugged, Easy to use
  • Cons: Tripod is cheap ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Scope!

Legacy Reviewer, opticsplanet.com
24 November 2009
  • Summary: The Alpen 20-60x60 is exactly what I expected. Very good optics, ease of use and affordable! I use it every weekend at the gun range receive alot of inquiries.
  • Pros: Ease of use, good optics
  • Cons: Sometime difficult to go from 20 to 60 or back...
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