Docter scopes

Discussion in 'Hunting Equipment, Gear & Optics' started by Heym 88, Nov 24, 2013.

  1. Heym 88

    Heym 88 GOLD SUPPORTER AH Enthusiast

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    Hey guys. Just came across a really good deal on a 3-12 x 56 30mm tube Docter scope. I'm familiar with Ziess and Sarovski as I have a few. Does anyone have any experience with these scope makers. Some people I know love them. They are supposed to be quality German optics. I want to put it on a Pre-64 model 70 300H&H. Any info appreciated.
     
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    Did a quick search for you and the info I found was Doctor scopes were the East German Zeiss ,when the wall came down they started making their product available to the west,,,I Googled their name to get that info,,,their distributer is Merkel USA here in the States ,,,they also have their own website,,,the Chuck Hawks Review was quite favorable ,,retail around 700.00 US,,,hope that helps
     
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    Big thanks Rob!
     
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    No Sweat,,glad to help
     
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    This is correct.
    But it is very important to understand that even if the quality of the glass is great, the general treatment of the glass and the coating used is a far stretch from Zeiss and Swarovski and should not be compared with them.

    I think that optics from Meopta in the Czech Republic is at least as good as the Doctor optics and in many cases better in my opinion.
     

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