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Leupold or Nighforce for 338 Lapua

 
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Old 08-31-2010, 10:25 PM
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Leupold or Nighforce for 338 Lapua

Wonder which to buy. The Leupolds are the standby MK 4 6.5-20. Suggestions?
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Old 08-31-2010, 11:55 PM
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Re: Leupold or Nighforce for 338 Lapua

Probably 6 2 1 and half dozen for the other in general terms and conditions.

For me it would lean toward which costs less and which had the better reticle for my personal use.

The last time I had to make that choice I went with the NXS.
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Old 09-01-2010, 08:05 AM
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Re: Leupold or Nighforce for 338 Lapua

Thanks!
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Old 09-01-2010, 02:03 PM
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Re: Leupold or Nighforce for 338 Lapua

Well i have both and if i had the money to get a new one. It would be. Well let me say this first. Friday my fat cat got in my safe and knock my 338 edge over and it fell on the tile floor and my AR15 fell on top of the scope. Saturday i went to the ranch and made a cold bore first shot out to 1250yrds with out doing any thing to the scope or rifle after it fell on the floor and the AR landed on the scope.

So I would buy a Night Force over most scopes out there!!!!!!!!!
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Old 09-01-2010, 04:48 PM
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Re: Leupold or Nighforce for 338 Lapua

No question. Buy the NF.
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Re: Leupold or Nighforce for 338 Lapua

I have had both the 8~32 and a 5.5~22 Nightforce NXS on my .338 Lapua. I also bought a new Mark 4 Leupold, but after looking it over I sold it to buy another Nightforce. I don't think you would ever regret it if you buy a 5.5~22 NXS for your 338 Lapua.

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Old 09-01-2010, 08:11 PM
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Re: Leupold or Nighforce for 338 Lapua

I agree with royinidaho,optically they are on par,if you carry your rifle like it's a newborn go the loopy if you are hard on your gear go the NF,you wont go wrong with either one.
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