All the Redfields are fully multi-coated, nitrogen purged, waterproof, and shock tested. If you don't mind the 1" tube, it's a quality scope.
Some people prefer 30mm tube diameter because it helps with light transmission, but with a 52mm objective, I don't think that will be a problem. It is really only a consideration if you're out in the woods before dawn every day, and until after dusk.
I haven't personally looked through this scope, but on paper it seems well worth the price.
All of us, at one time or another have gone on a hunting trip and had what we call “Blue Bird” weather. Warm evenings and almost hot days. We hunt in our t-shirts and enjoy the sunshine. We are way up in the mountains and have a whole week to hunt. How could it get any better?
That is, until we score on that big buck or bull. We work to get it out of the field and skinned as quickly as possible to cool it down. But try as we might, we just can’t get...