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Alpen 788

Postby lost in co on Sun Mar 28, 2010 10:12 pm

What is your opinion of the Alpen 788 20-60x80 spotting scope? This scope has received favorable reviews, and I recently came across a review by a husband and wife birding and birding optics reviewing team that found it to be considerably better than even the Vortex Skyline 80 ED.

I know nothing about birding or its optical requirements and would be using the Alpen for 100-200m target shooting, but is a good review a good review whatever the purpose or does the one use not necessarily translate to the other?

Thanks in advance for your opinion.
lost in co

Re: Alpen 788

Postby Jne_K on Mon Mar 29, 2010 8:41 am


I would certainly agree that the Alpen 788 is a good scope, though I would not go as far to say that it compares to the Skyline ED. However, I have recommended and sold many Alpen 788s over the last six years and have always received favorable feedback from customers. Yes, it will certainly do a good job for you on the range out to 200 yards.
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