First, let me thank you for taking your time and providing a forum for the ignorant masses to perpetually throw the same questions at you time and time again. I have been mulling over the Steiner T5Xi 3-15 FFP mil/mil scr reticle vs the IOR/Valdada 3.5-18 FFP X1 reticle mil/mil scopes for what seems like an eternity. Here is a breakdown of each:
Steiner 3-15x SCR™ MIL 50 mm 1st 34 mm Resettable turrets, 2nd rotation indicator, locking diopter
Field of View at 100 yds 36.0 - 7.3
Eye Relief 3.5 - 4.3 in.
Exit Pupil 12.0 - 3.4 mm
Length 13.1 in.
Weight 29.8 oz.
Diopter Adjustment Range +2 to -3
Elevation Adjustment Knob Resettable Zero
Illumination Control Illuminated Reticle with 4-day/7-night levels
Wind/Elevation Click Value 1 cm (0.1 mrad)
Elevation Range at 100 m. 340 cm (34 mils)
Wind Range at 100 m. 150 cm (15 mils)
Parallax/Focus Side Focus
Parallax/Focus Range 25 yd. to Infinity
Nitrogen Filled Yes
Operating Temperature Range -13° F to +145° F
Lens Cap Yes
Waterproof/Fogproof Submersible to 33 ft.
Battery CR 2450
Warranty Heritage™ Warranty
IOR/Valdada 3.5-18x50 35mm TACTICAL FFP MIL/MIL ILLUMINATED MP-8 DOT, SF
1. TECHNICAL FEATURES
OBJECTIVE SIZE 50mm
FIELD OF VIEW (100 YDS.) 32-7 FT.
EXIT PUPIL 2.7- 14.2 mm
EYE RELIEF 3.5 INCH
DIOPTRICAL ADJUSTMENT -3 TO +3 DPT.
RETICLE-TOTAL ADJUSTMENT RANGE 20 MRADS
CLICK VALUE 0.1 MRAD (1cm)
TUBE DIAMETER 35 MM
LENGTH 14.0 INCH
WEIGHT 35 OZ.
Both can be found for around $2000.00
It's so hard to choose! Thanks for any and all responses!