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Old April 29, 2013, 10:37 PM   #1
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Are Pentax & Burris the same scope makers?

I've always been a Leupold fan. Some years back I bought a Pentax 6x24 Lightseeker scope to save about $150 off the Leupold 6x20. To my surprise the Pentax was superior in all respects. I owned 3 of the big Leupold 6x20 to compare with. I've talked to several "gun experts" & they tell me Burris is the American version of Pentax.

Is this true?

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Old April 30, 2013, 01:19 AM   #2
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AFAIK,
The Pentax Lightseeker was made in the US by Burris, and was very similar to the Burris Signature. Don't know if they still are being produced.
The Pentax Pioneer was a rebadged Burris Fullfield II, both made in the Philippines.
The Pentax Pioneer II was the Pioneer, but made in China.
The Pentax Gameseeker is made in China.
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