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October 23rd, 2021

FREE Zeiss Hunting App — Ballistics, Weather, and GPS Tagging

Zeiss ios apple android hunting App mobile

iPhone/iPad Hunting App (iOS) | Android Hunting App (Google)

KEY FEATURES: Ballistics Solver, GPS Tagging, Weather Forecast, Field Notes with Photos

Hunters, here’s a great FREE mobile APP for both Apple and Android systems. The ZEISS Hunting App offers many practical functions: full-featured ballistics calculator, field notes with photo archive, compass function, GPS tagging for documentation of hunting experiences, and a detailed weather forecast service. The Hunting App is offered as a FREE download for Android and iOS (iPhone/iPad) mobile devices.

Three Minute Video Explains Zeiss Hunting App Features:

The Zeiss Hunting App integrates multiple useful features — ballistics solver, compass, GPS tagging, hunt history. The “Field Notes” function can record a wide variety of info — you can save photos, record your shots and hits, log animal sightings during the hunt, and even plot game locations on a map. Zeiss explains: “This allows users to optimally record events, the game population in the hunting territory, and their own hunting experiences.” Shots can be tagged via GPS through the shooter’s and the target’s position, and then displayed on a map. The Field Notes hunt diary shows all entries in chronological order.

Zeiss ios apple android hunting App mobile

Full-Featured Ballistics Solver
The integrated ballistic calculator allows hunters to easily customize the settings to suit their favorite cartridges. You can enter your own data, or choose bullet/cartridge info from a database containing over 7000 ammunition types from a variety of manufacturers. The ballistics solver can be programmed for for current weather conditions (temp/humidity), and the angle (inclination) of the shot.

Zeiss ios apple android hunting App mobile

Weather Functions
The weather tool offers a Five-Day Forecast, and you can choose multiple locations. In addition to the current location, users can also display the weather for their hunting areas of choice. The weather forecast includes temperature, precipitation, wind direction, wind speed, humidity, and air pressure. (Note: For precise ballistics solutions, you must input the ACTUAL conditions at your shooting location).

This video explains how to define a hunting zone and set GPS location tags on the map:

Hunt Log and Photos
The Field Notes function can do many things. You can log all your shots and hits, and you can plot game sightings during the hunt. Events can be augmented with photos and GPS data. With the Field Notes mapping function, you can even locate game populations in the hunting territory. A compass and automatic night mode round off the list of smart features.

Zeiss ios apple android hunting App mobile

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April 15th, 2020

Zeiss Spring Promo — Free Binoculars with Zeiss Spotting Scope

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Now through July 15, 2020, Zeiss is running a great promotion. When you buy a Zeiss Spotting scope you will get the outstanding, highly-rated Zeiss Victory Pocket binoculars for FREE. Or, if you purchase the Zeiss Victory SF binoculars Zeiss will kick in a second Zeiss Terra ED binocular unit for FREE. Either way, this is a compelling promotion for anyone looking for high-quality European optics.

The spring 2020 promotion runs from Apri1 15 through July 15, 2020, and supplies are limited. For the next 90 days, Zeiss will be offering fantastic incentives for the spring season through participating Zeiss authorized retailers. Zeiss states: “Now is the perfect time to consider a new super premium spotting scope for the spring and enjoy the true benefits of a Zeiss Victory Pocket binocular[.]”

Zeiss optics spotting scope Harpia Victory pocket spring promotion free binoculars

PROMO ONE — Get Binoculars with Spotting Scope

This is a great two-product offer. If you purchase a Zeiss 85mm or 95mm Victory Harpia spotting scope, you will receive a FREE Zeiss Victory Pocket binocular with purchase of a complete spotter.

The Zeiss Victory Harpia spotting scope pairs with a slim eyepiece that offers comfortable viewing and features a bayonet mount for safe and secure lock-up upon installation. The DualSpeed™ focus enables automatic switching between rapid and fine adjustment for fast and precise focusing. The LotuTec® coating ensures a clear view in all weather conditions.

Zeiss optics spotting scope Harpia Victory pocket spring promotion free binoculars

The innovative Victory Pocket unit (shown above) represents up to a $880 retail value. This design uses an offset hinge to fold very compactly. The glass is excellent — our Editors have tested these. Redemption of the Victory Pocket 8×25 or 10×25 binocular will be at time of purchase.

PROMO TWO — Buy Victory SF Binocs, Get Terra ED Binocs Free

Withe the second Zeiss Spring 2020 Promo, you receive a FREE Zeiss Terra ED binocular with purchase of a Zeiss Victory SF binocular. That Terra ED is worth up to $500 retail value. Redemption of the Terra ED 8×42 or 10×42 will be at time of purchase.

Zeiss optics spotting scope Harpia Victory pocket spring promotion free binoculars

Zeiss states: “Zeiss Victory SF binoculars bring unbelievable clarity and viewing comfort to year-round glassing and wildlife observation. These binoculars provide an exceptionally wide field of view, fast and precise focusing, and … the highest image resolution. They feature the Zeiss exclusive ErgoBalance™ concept that allows for hours of fatigue-free nature observations.”

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March 9th, 2019

IWA Outdoor Classics Show in Germany — Saturday Special

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The IWA Outdoor Classics trade show is the biggest gun/hunting/outdoor trade show outside the USA. This year 1622 companies are displaying their products and IWA attendance should approach 50,000. The IWA event, held each spring in Nuremberg, Germany, opened yesterday in the Nürnberg Exhibition Centre. The show runs four days, March 8-11, 2019. Here is our IWA Day 2 report, with more images from the show. Photo Credit for IWA images: NuernbergMesse / Frank Boxler and Thomas Geiger, All Rights Reserved.


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IWA Outdoor Classics Germany shot show trade new products Nuremberg

High-tech Steiner M7Xi IFS 4-28x56mm optic. That box on the end includes a digital display with level and windage/elevation read-outs.

IWA Outdoor Classics Germany shot show trade new products Nuremberg

Spectacular one-of-a-kind Walther Q5 pistol with full engraving and custom grips. Wow.

IWA Outdoor Classics Germany shot show trade new products Nuremberg

IWA Outdoor Classics Germany shot show trade new products Nuremberg

More Walthers — These are Olympic-grade competition Air Pistols.

IWA Outdoor Classics Germany shot show trade new products Nuremberg

What’s an outdoor show without a Land Rover and safari gear?

IWA Outdoor Classics Germany shot show trade new products Nuremberg

How do you make a beautiful gunstock? Start with a beautiful wood blank. Some stunning Turkish walnut blanks were on display at the IWA Show.

IWA Outdoor Classics Germany shot show trade new products Nuremberg

Beautiful Sauer rifle with engraved receiver and presentation grade wood.

IWA Outdoor Classics Germany shot show trade new products Nuremberg

There were plenty of handsome wheelguns on display at the Smith & Wesson booth. Accurate revolvers will never go out of style.

IWA Outdoor Classics Germany shot show trade new products Nuremberg

We liked this slide-out, mobile gun-locker for rifles and gear. Now that’s some serious storage!

IWA Outdoor Classics Germany shot show trade new products Nuremberg

Leading American shooting supplies vendor Brownells has a HUGE presence at IWA.

IWA New Products Center

Along with the main displays for 1600+ exhibitors, the IWA Show features a dedicated New Products Center. Here you’ll find a wide spectrum of new items — airguns, electronics, optics, hunting clothing, knives, cleaning products and more…

IWA Outdoor Classics Germany shot show trade new products Nuremberg

IWA Outdoor Classics Video — New Products Center

IWA Outdoor Classics Germany shot show trade new products Nuremberg

FK BRNO 7.5 Pistol (Cutaway) with folding stock that fits to bottom of grip, around mag well. Clever!

Parting SHOT — IWA Outdoor Classics Virtual Reality?

IWA Outdoor Classics Germany shot show trade new products Nuremberg

We have no idea what this woman is doing with that gadget, but it has something to do with Swarovski Optik. Maybe some kind of virtual reality? What’s your guess?

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December 1st, 2017

Free Zeiss Hunt App with Ballistics, Weather, and GPS Tagging

Zeiss ios apple android hunting App mobile

Hunters, here’s a great FREE mobile APP for Apple and Android devices. The new ZEISS Hunting App offers many practical functions: full-featured ballistics calculator, field notes with photo archive, compass function, GPS tagging for documentation of hunting experiences, and a detailed weather forecast service. The Hunting App is offered as a FREE download, in both English and German versions.

We are impressed at how this new App integrates multiple useful features — ballistics solver, compass, GPS tagging, hunt history. The “Field Notes” function can record a wide variety of info — you can save photos, record your shots and hits, log animal sightings during the hunt, and even plot game locations on a map. Zeiss explains: “This allows users to optimally record events, the game population in the hunting territory, and their own hunting experiences.” Shots can be tagged via GPS through the shooter’s and the target’s position, and then displayed on a map. The Field Notes hunt diary shows all entries in chronological order.

GET iOS Hunting App (iTunes) | GET Android Hunting App (Google)

KEY FEATURES: Ballistics Solver, GPS Tagging, Weather Forecast, Field Notes with Photos

Full-Featured Ballistics Solver
The integrated ballistic calculator allows hunters to easily customize the settings to suit their favorite cartridges. You can enter your own data, or choose bullet/cartridge info from a database containing over 7000 ammunition types from a variety of manufacturers. The ballistics solver can be programmed for for current weather conditions (temp/humidity), and the angle (inclination) of the shot.

Zeiss ios apple android hunting App mobile

Weather Functions
The weather tool offers a Five-Day Forecast, and you can choose multiple locations. In addition to the current location, users can also display the weather for their hunting areas of choice. The weather forecast includes temperature, precipitation, wind direction, wind speed, humidity, and air pressure. (Note: For precise ballistics solutions, you must input the ACTUAL conditions at your shooting location).

Hunt Log and Photos
The Field Notes function can do many things. You can log all your shots and hits, and you can plot game sightings during the hunt. Events can be augmented with photos and GPS data. With the Field Notes mapping function, you can even locate game populations in the hunting territory. A compass and automatic night mode round off the list of smart features.

Product Tip from EdLongrange. We welcome reader submissions.
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October 6th, 2013

Zeiss Extends Custom Ballistic Turret Offer Through End of 2013

Carl Zeiss Sports Optics is extending its ZEISS/Kenton Industries Custom Turret Promotion through December 31, 2013. Through this special offer, when you purchase a new CONQUEST HD5 Riflescope, you get one of two Kenton Custom Turrets calibrated for your specific load — either a LR Hunter Turret or Speed Dial Turret. Eligible scope models are the Zeiss CONQUEST HD5 3-15×42 #20 reticle with Lockable Target Turret, and the CONQUEST HD5 5-25×50 #20 reticle with Lockable Target Turret. The retail value for the free custom elevation turret is $125.00

Zeiss Compensation Ballistics Turret Promotion Kenton IndustriesMike Jensen, President of Carl Zeiss Sports Optics USA explains how the system works:

“With our custom turret system, [just] set the dial to the number 4 for 400 yards and you’re done. No complicated math, and no color codes to compensate for the bullet drop. The numbered markings on the custom turret by Kenton Industries are easy to read and intuitive. Add the available ‘no-hold-over’ PLEX reticle with the Kenton custom target turret and you have an extremely accurate and very robust long-range shooting setup.”

To receive a free ZEISS/Kenton Custom Ballistic Turret, the qualifying CONQUEST HD5 Riflescopes must be purchased from an authorized ZEISS dealer before December 31, 2013. Offer details and order forms can be found at Kentonindustries.com or at www.zeiss.com/sports. The order form requires ballistic info such as cartridge, ammunition type, bullet weight, and zero range. The custom turret will be shipped within 2-3 weeks. This offer is valid for U.S. customers only.

For more information on ZEISS products visit www.zeiss.com/sports or the Zeiss Facebook Page.

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