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24x PST vs 22x NXS which is better?

 
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Old 04-17-2012, 07:15 PM
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Re: 24x PST vs 22x NXS which is better?

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This seems interesting to me because i have a PST (4-16) and a NF 5.5-22 and i hated the pst because the glass wasnt even close to as good as my NF. Scrapped the PST and now shooting a vx-3 4.5-14x50LR and am much happier with the glass quality and over all build.
Even Vortex will tell you that the 6-24x PST has much better glass then the 4-16x PST. Compared to a VX III I think the 6-24x PST glass is better.

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Old 04-17-2012, 09:59 PM
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Re: 24x PST vs 22x NXS which is better?

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Even Vortex will tell you that the 6-24x PST has much better glass then the 4-16x PST. Compared to a VX III I think the 6-24x PST glass is better.

joseph
A buddy of mine has the 6-24 and to my eye it is still nowhere to what my 6.5-20 mk4 which has the same glass as vx-3. I dunno if it's cause the 2 I have used were some of the first pst's out or what but I was very disappointed in the clarity. Also got a new sightron s3 6-24 and it blows away the 2 pst's I have used. This is just my personnel experience.
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Old 04-18-2012, 07:48 AM
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Re: 24x PST vs 22x NXS which is better?

I think the glass is nice on the 6-24 pst I can easily see bullet strikes on rocks out to 2000 yards and it remains clear and crisp even at 24 power...the only down side to me is that the cross hairs on the ffp are pretty big on target past 1000 or so thats why I am moving my vortex to my 308 and the lapua is getting a nightforce.

As far as tracking the vortex I have tracks perfectly I have shot it at 1800 and dialed it down to 500 several times and it always has returned to zero for me.

I think for the money vortex is pretty damned hard to beat.

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Old 04-19-2012, 07:51 PM
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Re: 24x PST vs 22x NXS which is better?

If your not going to get a Vortex 6-24x50mm PST FFP MOA scope because you don't think the glass is not good enough for $950 why bother with a NSX or NF or S&B when you could get a March 8-80x56mm for a few bucks more than a FFP NF.

This is what a 1,000 yd. target looks like at at 80 power at 1,000 yds. WITH heat waves. -----------------------------

joseph

PS: IMHO my 6-24x FFP PST scopes glass looks clearer than a 6-24x VX III, but not quite as good as a $1800 FFP NF.
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Old 04-19-2012, 09:33 PM
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Re: 24x PST vs 22x NXS which is better?

Well... Maybe if one of us brothers wins the Powerball Lottery, they can buy us all S&B's and be done with it.

If they hit it beig enough, just buy the factory.
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Old 04-19-2012, 10:11 PM
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Re: 24x PST vs 22x NXS which is better?

In low light conditions one evening I compared the Nightforce nxs, vortex razor and pst.

Nightforce and Razor very close, Id buy the nightforce because its cheaper and easier to get rings.

Pst in my opinion is about like a bushnell or a cheaper type scope. I shot it the next day at 800 yds and it worked great just not overly clear and I dont think the turrets would hold up to constant adjusting to various ranges where as the nightfoce will.
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Old 04-19-2012, 10:37 PM
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Re: 24x PST vs 22x NXS which is better?

...and Nightforce and Razor are priced equally I believe.....

Basically, despite the grumblings of those who don't want to pay the price of admission, you usually get what you pay for.
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