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Meopta makes both a 3-9x40 and a 3-9x42. I see the 42mm has a little wider field of view. Is there anything else that makes one better than the other?
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The 40 replaced the 42, so the 42 is older stock. Both are nice scopes. The 3-9x40 has a slightly more flexible eye relief.

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Just an FYI, but for any visitors from EU/ROW, the MeoPro 3-9x42 is still manufactured ad sold by Meopta, just not in North America due to preference for the 3-9x40.
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Originally posted by MeoptaSurujh MeoptaSurujh wrote:

Just an FYI, but for any visitors from EU/ROW, the MeoPro 3-9x42 is still manufactured ad sold by Meopta, just not in North America due to preference for the 3-9x40.

I find that absolutely incredible... but according to your spec sheet, if it is correct, the x40 does seem to have a slight advantage (except in adjustment range).

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The two scopes are designed differently, on nearly equal levels, but different designs nonetheless.

It is not simply a matter of a 42mm objective versus 40mm.

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Originally posted by MeoptaSurujh MeoptaSurujh wrote:

The two scopes are designed differently, on nearly equal levels, but different designs nonetheless.

It is not simply a matter of a 42mm objective versus 40mm.

Fully understand that.  Just don't understand why the 42mm would be so unpopular in the US that selling it here is not profitable. 

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