Zero Compromise Optic update

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I've had many customers tell me that they moved away from FB and only use Instagram. They might just record it and post it on youtube and various places, we will see as I'm not there :cautious:
I think many people are leaving FB and social media in general. Starting to see the old school forums, like here, pick up a lot lately.
 

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I think many people are leaving FB and social media in general. Starting to see the old school forums, like here, pick up a lot lately.
What does Zuckerberg, Bloomberg and Iceberg's all have in common - they are all wondering aimlessly looking to destroy the lives of people that get in their way.

I stay as far away from FB as I possibly can, my wife has an account to keep our family in touch with friends and family, but more often than not I hear annoyance and frustration when she reads stuff. People have anonymity in social media that they don't elsewhere and all filters seem to come off.
 
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Updating this thread with information on the new MPCT3 reticle :)


ZERO COMPROMISE OPTIC is excited to announce a new reticle to our already highly popular MPCT line. The MPCT3 reticle takes several steps forward in reticle design with newly developed features by ZCO.

Please check out the MPCT3 reticle at SHOT Show, booth number 3562.

We have heard the request from numerous shooters across the world for a tree style reticle option utilizing dots instead of solid lines. The dot design has several advantages with less image obstruction being the biggest advantage. Shooters using our MPCT line of reticles have also requested some other modifications which the MPCT3 has incorporated.
Advancements in reticle design include the Fatal Funnel quick ranging concept that was developed over two years ago by our staff. Our quick ranging Fatal Funnel design is the most comprehensive design on the market by being able to provide a direct range readout on four different sized target widths with only one system. These target widths encompass 100% IPSC, 66% IPSC, 50% IPSC, and any other targets with 18, 12, 9, or 6-inch widths.

Other advancements reside in the tree portion of the reticle where we utilize a series of open circles at the whole-mil locations thus speeding discrimination of reticle hold points but keeping the reticle as “open” as possible. No longer are marginally different sized dots the distinguishing factor which can be a strain to the shooters eye.

We have also integrated engraved wind hold values for both 3 mils right and left throughout the tree. These tree reticle designs provide the most advantage when holding for both elevation and wind. By incorporating an engraved 3R and 3L indicating a 3 mil hold either Right or Left, counting dots has nearly become obsolete for a proper wind hold, especially at increased elevation holds. Making an accurate wind hold just became so much faster.

Of course, we have retained all other design parameters from the MPCT line such as the center section and maintaining an uncluttered view down to two mils below center. The all new MPCT3 reticle enhances the ZCO reticle portfolio significantly with enhancements on our current reticle designs and newly developed concepts to make operator usage much easier and faster in the field.


Greetings everyone! I wanted to wait a few hours for people to see it, get some initial impressions, and make comments before I posted anything else.

These are just the drawings and we all know that the reticle drawings always look different than the actual view through the scope. I can honestly tell you that the image is significantly less obstructed with the new MPCT3 than it is with the MPCT2 due to the dots and the size of them.

Our goal with the MPCT3 was to increase speed and efficiency for holding while opening up the image. Not much point in designing a new reticle if it doesn't give an advantage, so that was our goal, and I believe the MPCT3 does that. Let me explain.

We utilized open circles at the whole mil points throughout the reticle. There leaves absolutely no doubt where the whole mil is, your eye finds it super fast. End users also wanted dots for the tree, for good reason, they are less obtrusive. So implementing open circles at whole mils with dots at the 0.2 points keeps things very symmetric to the eye. You also aren't looking for a fatter dot or some other design for the whole mils. So back to speed and efficiency, you aren't spending as much time locating your hold point.

As customers have already noticed with our MPCT2, since the tree doesn't start until 2 mils down, your eye doesn't even notice the tree unless you need it. We kept the same concept here. The beginning of the tree starts at 2 mils down but some customers still wanted some reference point within the first mil, so instead of having a single dot at some value, to keep consistency, we used an open circles at the whole mil.

The rest of the full dot matrix starts at 3 mils down. This reticle is designed for holding both elevation and wind when needed, but be highly functional to dialing as well, so that is why we put the whole matrix at 3 mils down. Incorporating both horizontal as well as vertical 0.2 mil spaced dots greatly aids precise holds especially when holding for lots of wind. We didn't include a dot at the 1/2 mil locations as we didn't feel it added any benefit but would only add clutter.

When I had our first prototype MPCT3 right next to the MPCT2, seriously, the total image obstruction was quite a bit less with this new reticle. IMO, if you like having a tree for only a few shots but dial the majority of the time, your eye will dig this reticle once you see it through the scope and use it.

Regarding the Fatal Funnel, it is also positioned at 3 mils up, so will be completely out of the way if you don't need it. But it is still available if you need a rapid ranging function for milling a target. And it's functionality is much higher than any other rapid ranging feature from any other manufacturer that I'm aware of. Most of those are some form of stair step arrangements along the horizontal crosshair.

If you are coming to SHOT, please stop by and see the MPCT3 in person. I know you'll actually be very pleased with the usability and feel of the image.

Oh, we absolutely will NOT be discontinuing the MPCT2! I also agree, it is a super reticle and our best seller. The MPCT3 is an addition to our line up.

Thanks!


 

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Here’s the best pics I could get inside the building with it at 5x and 27x

Inside building, to my eyes, it’s usable at 5x if you absolutely needed to. With a dark background, illumination is always the answer as well.

Once I get one outside in the wild, will be able to give better idea and hopefully pics.

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Compared with NF Beast, S&B, Steiner...how “abuse ready”/rugged are the ZCO? Everything I’m reading is GREAT, recently handled the Beast (so nice) and loved the tactical designed knob “grips” and the ease of tool less battery changing, does that cover door show wear on the ZCO, is the tool plastic or metal? Overall, how rough have the scopes been holding up to so far, young as they are?
 
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Compared with NF Beast, S&B, Steiner...how “abuse ready”/rugged are the ZCO? Everything I’m reading is GREAT, recently handled the Beast (so nice) and loved the tactical designed knob “grips” and the ease of tool less battery changing, does that cover door show wear on the ZCO, is the tool plastic or metal? Overall, how rough have the scopes been holding up to so far, young as they are?
The finish will show “wear” but it doesn’t get beat up.

There is no “tool” that I know of for the battery. Unless they have recently offered one. A nickel works fine. With their auto off/battery saver mode, likely won’t need a a field change as long as you’re tossing in a new battery if you’re going somewhere important (big hunt or night match).

I currently own 3 and have owned 5 or 6 total. I don’t use covers or caps on any optics. Haven’t been able to break one yet and my rifles literally get tossed around. Be it on props at matches or just in general.
 

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Just got a Kahles 5-25 wonder if I would be able to tadefor the ZCO 5-27
If you can return it for what you paid, you could be close.

But ain’t nobody trading it on the second hand market unless you want to add $1k to the kahles.

A k525i is worth about $2500 on the non retail market.
 

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Now I gotta watch the movie again....it's The Other Guys (2010) for those wondering....been 10 years since I've seen it...heh
 
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It's not like you aren't going to be swimming in a delivery soon. Probably have to disinfect mine when you send it ;) Scopie...can you point to the doll and tell me where the man touched you?
 
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Any updates on offering more reticles like the Finn Accuracy MSR reticle?
The new reticle that was released this year is the MPCT3 and can be seen here :)
 

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The new reticle that was released this year is the MPCT3 and can be seen here :)
Yes, aware of that reticle. Specifically asking about the MSR reticle?