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    Default Swarovski at work!

    Maybe I should have joined the Australian army. This is the type of equipment they have on one of my Fire Bases.
    I asked the Soldier on guard what type of spotter he had and he told me it wasn't a very good one. Upon closer inspection I was a little shocked when I saw what it was.
    He told me they have beat the hell out of it and it was still good to go.
    And to think I just had to buy one! LOLSAM_0359.jpg

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    I've got one just like that, only a bit more gently used! Great spotters for sure, for any kind of game...

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    Jason, so he didn't think it was a very good spotter? Hmmmm.

    Stay safe over there and let me know if there is anything we can send your way next time we are able to send out mail.
    Best,

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    J, you need the SandMaster LOO LOO call to go with that nice spotter. Be safe and see you when you get back.

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    Hey Mark, good to hear from you and thanks for the offer. I would have to beg to differ on his observation though! SO great to hear you and family are doing well. Happy fathers day.

    Great one Steve, that was too funny! I will see you next April. Maybe I will find a way onto one of those bear trips I keep reading about!

    Jason

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    Quote Originally Posted by plentycoupe View Post
    what type of spotter he had and he told me it wasn't a very good one. Upon closer inspection I was a little shocked when I saw what it was
    I'd hate to hear what he thought a "good one" was...and I'd hate to pay for it!

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    Purely a guess on my part, but perhaps the comment regarding the quality of the scope was sarcasm ?

    Stay safe !

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    Yes, I'd say his chain was being yanked big-time.

    Quote Originally Posted by .338WM View Post
    Purely a guess on my part, but perhaps the comment regarding the quality of the scope was sarcasm ?

    Stay safe !

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    Great optics and patient observation... pay here, and there too I see.
    Interesting to see good gear that's taken a beating, but still dependable.
    Stay safe, man - and thanks for the post, a little different perspective.

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    yeah I am with you over here with the canadians and they dont have gear like that
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    I think the Aussie I was talking to really had no idea what he was using. He is a great Soldier but a city guy non the less.
    It was pretty interesting to see the abuse this thing has taken. It justs gets tossed into a compartment when they travel. No hard case or anything. It did have a small chip on the eye piece lense but was still clear and crisp. The body had been beaten and dinged a lot!

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