Long Range Hunting Online Magazine

Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Long Range Scopes and Other Optics

Long Range Scopes and Other Optics Nightforce Optics


338 lapua/nightforce

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 12-17-2009, 08:54 PM
Bronze Member
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 67
338 lapua/nightforce

I am building a 338 lapua on a predator x action and 30" kreaiger barrel. I have been looking at scopes and bases the nightforce 8x32x56nsx has 65moa elev.and the 12x42x56 has 45 moa why so low and is that enough? Any sugestions on brakes? Looking at the definsive edge and flint & frizzen. Thanks for any help first all custom gun. Im getting kreaiger to chamber is their anyone better?
Reply With Quote
  •   #2  
    Unread 12-21-2009, 04:22 PM
    Silver Member
    Join Date: Mar 2009
    Location: Michigan
    Posts: 449
    Re: 338 lapua/nightforce

    To answer the question about the 12x42 scope. Yes 45 MOA's will work. Magnification seems to lower the amount of clicks you get out of a scope, not sure why. 45 MOA's is over 450" at 1000 yards. In a prefect world, your gun will zero in the middle leaving you 22 clicks of elevation. If you run into, or think you're going to run into a problem, needing more elevation you could get a canted base.
    Reply With Quote



    Thread Tools
    Display Modes

    Similar Threads for: 338 lapua/nightforce
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    338 lapua/nightforce joe30007 Long Range Hunting & Shooting 9 12-20-2009 06:38 PM
    338 lapua/nightforce joe30007 Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 2 12-19-2009 01:54 PM
    338 lapua/nightforce joe30007 Equipment Discussions 0 12-19-2009 01:31 PM
    338 lapua/nightforce joe30007 The Basics, Starting Out 0 12-18-2009 05:59 PM
    HS Precision .338 Lapua Mag w/ Nightforce NXS sabrh Guns For Sale 3 09-17-2004 04:35 PM

    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:24 AM.

    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC