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#1541081 - 02/25/10 11:00 PM Zeiss Demo Model?
Pyrofanity Offline
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Registered: 06/10/09
Posts: 57
Loc: Ohio
Hey Guys,

Has anyone had any experience with a demo model of a Zeiss scope? Cameralandny has the Zeiss scope that I want in a demo model for about $300 cheaper than brand new. It still comes with the Zeiss liftime warranty. Any info anyone has would be great. Thanks in advance.
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#1541267 - 02/26/10 08:10 AM Re: Zeiss Demo Model? [Re: Pyrofanity]
Rubenator Offline
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Registered: 01/10/08
Posts: 4430
Loc: Oakland,Il.
I would jump on that! Besides its protected with the lifetime warranty!

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#1541294 - 02/26/10 08:52 AM Re: Zeiss Demo Model? [Re: Rubenator]
coleridge Offline
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Registered: 03/07/05
Posts: 2878
Loc: Central NC
I bought a 6.5-20 Zeiss Conquest Demo from Doug a couple years back. When I got it I couldn't tell a diff from new (other than the seal being broken). I would buy another Demo without hesitation.

Doug posts a bunch on these boards (not this one I don't recollect) but if he gets demo's that are scratched, missing something like box, papers, case, covers, or not up to "new" standards. He posts what he has for a super discount & they are gone in minutes. If it's not LNIB; it's not on the Demo list to buy.

I have also bought some new scopes from him. I wish everyone ran a business like him. A1!!!!!
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#1541501 - 02/26/10 12:43 PM Re: Zeiss Demo Model? [Re: coleridge]
Craig Offline
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Registered: 11/27/02
Posts: 424
Loc: Sask. Canada
Bought a demo model from Gander a couple years back. Couldn`t be happier with it, and its not like looking through them wears them out at all. Like coleridge, I couldn't tell it from a new scope either, and wouldn't think twice about buying another.

If your not going to buy it let me know because I will.

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#1541672 - 02/26/10 04:05 PM Re: Zeiss Demo Model? [Re: Craig]
va_ken Offline
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Registered: 02/04/07
Posts: 1286
Loc: VA
Demo's are great scopes. SWFA sells a bunch.

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#1543211 - 02/28/10 12:07 AM Re: Zeiss Demo Model? [Re: Pyrofanity]
race4hills Offline
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Registered: 08/12/06
Posts: 318
Loc: COLORADO
I have gotten two demo Zeiss scopes from Cameraland and both have been great.

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#1543405 - 02/28/10 09:26 AM Re: Zeiss Demo Model? [Re: race4hills]
Martyn4802 Offline
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Registered: 02/26/05
Posts: 3293
Loc: Grayling, MI
Originally Posted By: race4hills
I have gotten two demo Zeiss scopes from Cameraland and both have been great


Ditto.
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#1543796 - 02/28/10 04:27 PM Re: Zeiss Demo Model? [Re: Martyn4802]
Double_D Offline
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Registered: 02/12/06
Posts: 856
Loc: Memphis, TN
I also go a demo from CameralandNY........the only thing I could find was a scratch in the Zeiss sticker on the side focus knob.

i would buy without worry....
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