OPTI™SPEED™ VELOCITY CALIBRATED BDC CROSSBOW SCOPE

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OPTI™SPEED™ VELOCITY CALIBRATED BDC CROSSBOW SCOPE

Post by Sparkey » Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:54 pm

Anyone curious or have any thought on it ?

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Take advantage of the speed and power of modern crossbows with a powerful optic. OPTI·SPEED features a drop-compensating reticle to provide accurate hold-overs from 20-70 yards and calibrates to any speed of crossbow by scaling the reticle with a simple dial. The glass-etched reticle can be used with or without illumination, depending on surrounding light and target color.

A quality crossbow deserves a quality optic. It is time to ditch the "combo package" scope, and opt for a quality scope that delivers a bright picture and pinpoint accuracy in the field. Empower your crossbow with the OPTI·SPEED, only by TRUGLO.
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1-4 x 24mm
Glass-etched reticle can be used with or without illumination
Enhanced crossbow BDC reticle compensates for bolt drop and provides accurate hold-over points from 20-70 yds
Speed-calibrated magnification system scales the reticle and target image to match bolt velocity (215-450 feet per second)
Waterproof / fog-proof / nitrogen gas-filled
Fully-coated lenses provide maximum brightness, clarity, and contrast
Adjustable rheostat brightness control
Durable leaf-spring click adjustments for windage and elevation
Wide field of view
1/2-MOA windage/elevation adjustments
Weaver-style 30mm rings included
Battery included (TG988C, 3V CR2032)

http://www.truglo.com/crossbows-scopes/opti-speed.asp

At the listed Speed range of 215 - 450 I calculated the approximate speed settings to magnification :

1 x ------ 215
1.5 x ----- 254
2 x ------- 293
2.5 x ---- 333
3 x ------- 372
3.5 x ----- 411
4 x ------- 450

MSRP 249.00
Seen them for 189.00 - 199.00
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Re: OPTI™SPEED™ VELOCITY CALIBRATED BDC CROSSBOW SCOPE

Post by hankenhunter » Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:40 am

Nice uncluttered view, small, light weight. What's not to like? :D
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Re: OPTI™SPEED™ VELOCITY CALIBRATED BDC CROSSBOW SCOPE

Post by Carnivorous » Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:44 am

Must be made by the same Chinese factory that makes Hawke scopes... :)
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Re: OPTI™SPEED™ VELOCITY CALIBRATED BDC CROSSBOW SCOPE

Post by flightattendant100 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:07 pm

bellerivercrossbowhunter wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:44 am
Must be made by the same Chinese factory that makes Hawke scopes... :)
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Re: OPTI™SPEED™ VELOCITY CALIBRATED BDC CROSSBOW SCOPE

Post by IronNoggin » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:00 pm

Only good to 70 yards?? :shock:

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Re: OPTI™SPEED™ VELOCITY CALIBRATED BDC CROSSBOW SCOPE

Post by Sparkey » Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:28 pm

I contacted Truglo customer service to inquire as to what this scope weighs.

Their response:

The weight of the TG8514BLC scope with the rings is 1.2lbs ( 19.2oz )

Most standard 30mm rings are about 5-6 ounces. If you replaced them with ultralite rings ( say 2.5 ounces ) you would have yourself a pretty light weight illuminated scope.
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Re: OPTI™SPEED™ VELOCITY CALIBRATED BDC CROSSBOW SCOPE

Post by janesy » Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:38 pm

Sparkey wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:28 pm
I contacted Truglo customer service to inquire as to what this scope weighs.

Their response:

The weight of the TG8514BLC scope with the rings is 1.2lbs ( 19.2oz )

Most standard 30mm rings are about 5-6 ounces. If you replaced them with ultralite rings ( say 2.5 ounces ) you would have yourself a pretty light weight illuminated scope.
How much does a Tact zone weight? For comparison sake. I was wondering about this the other day
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Re: OPTI™SPEED™ VELOCITY CALIBRATED BDC CROSSBOW SCOPE

Post by Sparkey » Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:44 pm

janesy wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:38 pm
Sparkey wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:28 pm
I contacted Truglo customer service to inquire as to what this scope weighs.

Their response:

The weight of the TG8514BLC scope with the rings is 1.2lbs ( 19.2oz )

Most standard 30mm rings are about 5-6 ounces. If you replaced them with ultralite rings ( say 2.5 ounces ) you would have yourself a pretty light weight illuminated scope.
How much does a Tact zone weight? For comparison sake. I was wondering about this the other day
It would be great if someone could weigh A Tact Zone with and w/o rings for comparison.
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Re: OPTI™SPEED™ VELOCITY CALIBRATED BDC CROSSBOW SCOPE

Post by janesy » Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:49 pm

Ill have one here in a few days. I can measure it, a dead zone and a nikon bolt
According to the great interweb, a bolt weighs 11.2 oz.
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Post by longbow joe » Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:57 pm

My experiences with truglo optics in the past....red dot scopes and such has been that they are true junk! Why would you put a sub standard optic on such a quality crossbow as an excalibur? I am sure a factory varizone is better than anything truglo makes.
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Re: OPTI™SPEED™ VELOCITY CALIBRATED BDC CROSSBOW SCOPE

Post by flightattendant100 » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:11 pm

Sparkey wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:28 pm
I contacted Truglo customer service to inquire as to what this scope weighs.

Their response:

The weight of the TG8514BLC scope with the rings is 1.2lbs ( 19.2oz )

Most standard 30mm rings are about 5-6 ounces. If you replaced them with ultralite rings ( say 2.5 ounces ) you would have yourself a pretty light weight illuminated scope.
Leupold 1-4x weighs 8 oz!

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Re: OPTI™SPEED™ VELOCITY CALIBRATED BDC CROSSBOW SCOPE

Post by Sparkey » Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:20 pm

At first glance, the size and the clean reticle caught my eye. I've found a store that has them for 153 shipped. At that price, it is tempting.

As far as Truglo experience, my only sight of theirs I have is a 4 dot reflex, speed adjustable sight. Lite weight, small, and it allows me to never lose sight of my target.

Have to admit, a nice compact illuminated 1-4 would be perfect for my micro.
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Post by newbie » Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:21 pm

flightattendant100 wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:11 pm
Sparkey wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:28 pm
I contacted Truglo customer service to inquire as to what this scope weighs.

Their response:

The weight of the TG8514BLC scope with the rings is 1.2lbs ( 19.2oz )

Most standard 30mm rings are about 5-6 ounces. If you replaced them with ultralite rings ( say 2.5 ounces ) you would have yourself a pretty light weight illuminated scope.
Leupold 1-4x weighs 8 oz!
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Re: OPTI™SPEED™ VELOCITY CALIBRATED BDC CROSSBOW SCOPE

Post by flightattendant100 » Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:23 am

ALL Chinese scopes are heavy! It is much easier to make something strong if it is also big and heavy. Leupold has figured out how to make a scope strong and have good optics and still be small and light. If weight is a concern, I don't think Chinese optics are for you. What this scope has going for it is an illuminated reticle that looks to be uncluttered, and usable. I am interested in thoughts after you have used one a while.

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