RFI spotting scopes

To: "Ricki Coughlan" <>, "Dave Torr" <>
Subject: RFI spotting scopes
From: "Peter Shute" <>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 09:38:47 +1000
There are some interesting pages about scopes on the Olivon website. At:
they say:
"From $200 to $2000, each time you double the retail price of a spotting
scope you can expect about a 10-15% improvement in optical performance."

That would be US dollars, I guess. Applying that formula, a $400 scope
would be 15% better than a $200 scope, $800 would be 32% better, and
$1600 would be 52% better.

A lot of money for only a 52% improvement.  Any comments?

No, they don't define "optical performance".

Peter Shute

 wrote on Monday, 24 September 2007
3:25 PM:

> My only word of warning is don't buy a cheap scope.

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