Originally Posted by Sam Vimes
If the EB is your number one choice then the Nikko should be higher on your list.
Yeah and a golden fleece to go with it too!
Just looked on ebay.co.uk and .com and neither have any Nikko Super Snipers (which is the mythical scope Sam Vimes is talking about
Neither can I find the Tasco branded version either!
Luger I'd say that the EB Sniper is the only version of this scope that you're likely to find anytime soon unless you get very lucky.
The problem you really have is that different scopes suit different eyes. Some people swear by the EB Sniper, other equally good shooters swear at
I've got an EB and whilst I really like it, my scores would suggest I'm not the person to advise.
One option would be to wait until you're at the Worlds and ask your fellow HFT'ers if you can have a look through their scopes. It's always better to take a look through scopes that are mounted, you get a better idea of what the experience of actually using a particular scope will be like.
At that point you can wander round the trade stalls and see what's on offer. Maybe you find a bargain (or then again...