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Author Topic: Vanguard 20-60x82mm Endeavor HD 82A - OR - Vortex Diamondback  (Read 127 times)

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Vanguard 20-60x82mm Endeavor HD 82A - OR - Vortex Diamondback
« on: October 06, 2017, 05:54:53 AM »
As the title says?  Any one have experience with either one?  My price cap is $500 so please don't suggest something that cost more.  I know there is better options, but this poor missionary can't afford the "better" more costly options  :tup:

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Re: Vanguard 20-60x82mm Endeavor HD 82A - OR - Vortex Diamondback
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2017, 06:15:11 AM »
I havenít looked thru the Diamondback, but I have looked thru the 65mm Vanguard and was pretty impressed. Most of the stuff I have read on the Vanguard, guys put it up there more with the Viper, but thatís just me reading other peopleís opinions.

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Re: Vanguard 20-60x82mm Endeavor HD 82A - OR - Vortex Diamondback
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2017, 06:17:32 AM »
Vanguard is head and shoulders better than the diamondback. I have the 65 version and it's very good for the money. :twocents:

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Re: Vanguard 20-60x82mm Endeavor HD 82A - OR - Vortex Diamondback
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2017, 10:34:04 AM »
Yep, just sold my Vanguard 65, I'd say it's more on par with the Razor.  Here's a really good review on the Vanguard 65.

http://www.rokslide.com/vanguard-endeavor-hd-65s-spotting-scope-shocking-performance-value/
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