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Element Optics Helix Problems

Discussion in 'Night Vision Optics and Illumination' started by markpimmy, Sep 11, 2021.

  1. markpimmy

    markpimmy Engaging Member

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    I ordered a Helix from my rfd back in June and when it came the finish on the scope was not good. Marks on the scope body, blotches on the anodising and a mark on the front lense. My rfd sent it back and because of no stock with the supplier I had to wait nearly 8 weeks to get a replacement. It arrived yesterday and I went to pick up today. Well, the anodising is just as bad or rough as the first one and it's getting sent back too.
    So, just wanted to know from other Helix owners what the finish is like on your scopes as was very disappointed with the 2 which I have seen. I sold an MTC Viper pro Tactical to fund it and the finish on that was near perfect.
     
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    Surely it doesn't matter what the scopes that others have bought are like, your's are clearly not up to standard and you should not accept it.

    In law,I believe your deal was with the RFD and he should refund your money if it's not up to standard. Leave it him to get a refund from the manufacturers.
     
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    I have a Helix and the finish is fine,no issues at all.
    Has the same scope been sent back?
     
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    I'm not accepting it, that's why it's going back.
    I was asking if anyone else had a similar problem.
    I will see what the next one looks like.
     
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    That's good to hear. It's not the same scope, as I took note of the serial number of the first one that was sent back. Hopefully the next one is better. Thanks for your reply. :thumb:
     
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    Email Matt Dubber :)
     
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    I've emailed Element Optics tonight so will see what they say. :thumb:
     
  8. Mick Aggy

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    Mine is fine , the windage turret has a tiny little bit of backlash but nothing to bother with
     
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    That's good to hear Mick. I'm hoping its just a blip with the 2 I've had. I really like these scopes.
     
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    I have one and it's a great scope quality is fantastic and the reticle is very nice too
     

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