It used to be that if you wanted Steiner’s top-of-the-line scope, you paid north of $3,000 for some sweet German-
made glass assembled by German hands. With those German hands come some pretty stiff labor rates and all the import/export taxes associated with regulating international commerce, hence the price. However, the Steiner T5Xi line changes that.
Steiner has been selling excellent optics for a long time, but it recently decided to make some strategic moves to give American consumers an updated and improved flagship scope at a reduced cost. The first move was to build Steiner T5Xi scopes here in America using the same German glass from its previous models.
The 3-15x50mm T5Xi is much smaller than its predecessor.
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Source:: Guns and Ammo