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Alpen 20-60X80
8.5 out of 10

Alpen 20-60X80

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Overall 8
8.0

Good 800yd spotting scope

jimmyjames, opticsplanet.com
25 August 2015
  • Summary: A shooting buddy of mine bought this scope on another friends recommendation. Initially neither one of us thought this scope was worth the money even though it is on the economy to mid price scale. We both had trouble looking through it and getting our eye relief right at 100 and 300yds.
  • Pros: A shooting buddy of mine bought this scope on another friends recommendation. Initially neither one of us thought this scope was worth the money even though it is on the economy to mid price scale. We both had trouble looking through it and getting our eye relief right at 100 and 300yds. There ma...
  • Cons: A shooting buddy of mine bought this scope on another friends recommendation. Initially neither one of us thought this scope was worth the money even though it is on the economy to mid price scale. We both had trouble looking through it and getting our eye relief right at 100 and 300yds. There ma...
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Overall 10
10

Alpen 786 spotting scope

Bill, opticsplanet.com
25 September 2014
  • Summary: I became interested in the Alpen 786 spotting scope after reading a review by Michael Cantor in the Summer 2014 issue of The Varmint Hunter magazine. I find his review accurate. He says "If you are tired of infer ion products, I urge you to give Alpin a try.
  • Pros: I became interested in the Alpen 786 spotting scope after reading a review by Michael Cantor in the Summer 2014 issue of The Varmint Hunter magazine. I find his review accurate. He says "If you are tired of infer ion products, I urge you to give Alpin a try. Not only do you get excellent quality,...
  • Cons: I became interested in the Alpen 786 spotting scope after reading a review by Michael Cantor in the Summer 2014 issue of The Varmint Hunter magazine. I find his review accurate. He says "If you are tired of infer ion products, I urge you to give Alpin a try. Not only do you get excellent quality,...
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Overall 10
10

Great scope, easily see .17cal target bullet holes at 200 metres

Legacy Reviewer, opticsplanet.com
3 June 2012
  • Summary: See above pros and cons. I use this scope at a 200metre outdoor rifle range setup right next to me for spotting my targets. I can easily see any .30cal holes at 200m with the .17hmr and .223 etc easier to see on white paper on most days.
  • Pros: Very clear, easy to focus. Tripod does shake a little, but the fine adjustment knobs limit this. Still clear ar maximum 60x zoom, outstanding at lower power 20-40x. The large objective (80mm) lets in lots of light. Includes extendable sunshade, and screw on caps. East to find, intuitive fine focu...
  • Cons: I don't know if more expensive brands are clearer or better, as I have not used them. Size / bulkyness may not suit some? C... Read More...
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Overall 10
10

Alpen 786 Kit

Legacy Reviewer, opticsplanet.com
25 November 2011
  • Summary: I got the Alpen 768 for target shooting. The scope resolves .30 caliber hits in a splatter target at 300 yards; at 200 yards hits in a normal paper target are observable if mirage is not too strong. The huge ocular is very eye-glass friendly.
  • Pros: Performance exceeds expectations for the price; excellent table-top tripod...
  • Cons: I got the Alpen 768 for target shooting. The scope resolves .30 caliber hits in a splatter target at 300 yards; at 200 yards hits in a normal paper target are observable if mirage is not too strong. The huge ocular is very eye-glass friendly. There is some barrel distortion at the extreme edges, ...
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Overall 8
8.0

great scope for the money

Legacy Reviewer, opticsplanet.com
15 July 2011
  • Summary: Excellent scope for the money!
  • Pros: clarity, price
  • Cons: size...
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Overall 10
10

Great scope for the $.

Legacy Reviewer, opticsplanet.com
20 March 2011
  • Summary: A pretty good spotting scope for the money. I use it for target spotting at the shooting range and wildlife watching. I couldn't believe how clear the view was at 60x and from about 300m away. It sure beats walking to the target everytime I make a couple shots, to see where they hit.
  • Pros: Inexpensive, good quality, clear picture, lightweight....
  • Cons: A pretty good spotting scope for the money. I use it for target spotting at the shooting range and wildlife watching. I couldn't believe how clear the view was at 60x and from about 300m away. It sure beats walking to the target everytime I make a couple shots, to see where they hit. Pros: Inexpe...
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Overall 10
10

Outstanding little scope!

Legacy Reviewer, opticsplanet.com
8 February 2011
  • Summary: I was expecting a decent scope, it is so much better than that! The price was right and well recommended with a decent case and usable tripod (not great, but all metal and sturdy on hard even surfaces).
  • Pros: I was expecting a decent scope, it is so much better than that! The price was right and well recommended with a decent case and usable tripod (not great, but all metal and sturdy on hard even surfaces). My scope (YMMV) is so much sharper and clearer than anything I have seen for under $1000 (and ...
  • Cons: I was expecting a decent scope, it is so much better than that! The price was right and well recommended with a decent case and usable tripod (not great, but all metal and sturdy on hard even surfaces). My scope (YMMV) is so much sharper and clearer than anything I have seen for under $1000 (and ...
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