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FFP or SFP Please vote

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Re: FFP or SFP Please vote

Bottom line is most shooters prefer SFP, and it takes only a quick look-through between FFP & SFP for them to adopt this preference.
Even if there was something better about FFP for LR shooting(and there isn't), shooters would still choose SFP. I think we, and competitors, choose SFP and also MOA instead of MILs for a very similar reason: PRECISION of aim.

Just for example
If this scope were FFP, you could not see the reticle at lower powers, nor the target at higher powers: Ultra-High Magnification 8-80x56mm March Riflescope Daily Bulletin
Truly, FFP scopes will never match the potential of SFP scopes.
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    Bottom line is most shooters prefer SFP, and it takes only a quick look-through between FFP & SFP for them to adopt this preference.
    Even if there was something better about FFP for LR shooting(and there isn't), shooters would still choose SFP. I think we, and competitors, choose SFP and also MOA instead of MILs for a very similar reason: PRECISION of aim.

    Just for example
    If this scope were FFP, you could not see the reticle at lower powers, nor the target at higher powers: Ultra-High Magnification 8-80x56mm March Riflescope Daily Bulletin
    Truly, FFP scopes will never match the potential of SFP scopes.

    I could be wrong here but near the bottom of the page, the center picture with the FML-1 reticle, it is not the X series but the FX series which is FFP. The FML-1 reticle is an FFP reticle only and to my knowledge is only offered in the F and FX lines which are both FFP.

    As a side note, that reticle dot subtends 1.7 inches at 1000 yards if it is indeed on one of their FFP scopes. Seems to me like a guy could use that dot and put that bullet just about anywhere he wanted to in the LR hunting game, especially at 1k and closer.

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    All I can say is WOW! I post a question before I leave on a hunting trip and get back to find a great discusion with 8 pages of VERY useful information. Based on this information I ordered a Vortex Viper PST 6-24x50 MOA "SFP" today. I am gonna try it first and see if it suits my needs.
    I can not thank everyone enough for all the great information. This is why I love this place!!!
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    All I can say is WOW! I post a question before I leave on a hunting trip and get back to find a great discusion with 8 pages of VERY useful information. Based on this information I ordered a Vortex Viper PST 6-24x50 MOA "SFP" today. I am gonna try it first and see if it suits my needs.
    I can not thank everyone enough for all the great information. This is why I love this place!!!
    Let me know how you like that scope, i am 99% sure thats the scope im going with on a 284 Win for shooting deer/antelope to 800 yards, elk to 600 yards, and prarie dogs/coyotes/rocks as far as i can see'em!!
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    Let me know how you like that scope, i am 99% sure thats the scope im going with on a 284 Win for shooting deer/antelope to 800 yards, elk to 600 yards, and prarie dogs/coyotes/rocks as far as i can see'em!!
    I got one...I love it...just need my rings to arrive so I can test it out shooting...glass and everything is great through
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    I got one...I love it...just need my rings to arrive so I can test it out shooting...glass and everything is great through
    Do you think the reticle is too thin? Too thick? Or just right?
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    Do you think the reticle is too thin? Too thick? Or just right?
    I think it's just about perfect. i'm totally stoked about getting my rings and putting the scope through it's paces. from what I see it is a great scope
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