Its the truth man, what it comes down to is light transmission and color diffusion. IOR uses the same glass(nearly) as Zeiss and has a larger tube for more adjustments.Kamatz said:Some say many here in Europe are picky and spoiled when it comes to optics. Could be. But compare any of the IORs I have had a look at with Zeiss, S&B, Hensoldt...and you'll see a big, big difference.
Exactly. Nearly. Zeiss is the king of optical quality. There's no denying that. And IOR is not the prince.Its the truth man, what it comes down to is light transmission and color diffusion. IOR uses the same glass(nearly) as Zeiss and has a larger tube for more adjustments.
If this is true, I say avoid IOR: why deal with a product that would be difficult to have repaired, especially when it broke?Northman said:... the person selling/reparing them in the US, Val, I think his name is, has a very dubious or bad reputation of beein difficult. \
And you can get such a scope from someone who has a reputation for great customer service...Northman said:Scatch: I know, I know.. I'm just a big sucker for tactical looking scopes. I really don't need a big scope for 1K$ but.. i reaaaally want one.