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Which Night force scope to suit my 240wby?

 
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Old 05-10-2008, 06:28 AM
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Which Night force scope to suit my 240wby?

Mainly i want an opinion on which recticle to get as i am looking at the
3.5-15x50.

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What are you going to use the rifle for? Varmints, Target, Deer sized game?
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Old 05-10-2008, 06:55 AM
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Is it a factory rifle with a 24 inch barrel?
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Old 05-10-2008, 07:47 PM
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Its a custom made rifle using a ruger action and a 26 inch schilon barrel.

Targets are Roos and deer.
In Australia you need tags from National parks to control roo numbers and we have several hundread to fill on 2 properties.

Ranges are as long as you want to make them.


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I use and highly recommend the NPR-2 Reticle..

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Old 05-11-2008, 02:44 AM
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Thats the 1 i was lookig at . Also the clicks on a NF are in moa not iphy arent they.

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Old 05-11-2008, 06:59 AM
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With a 26 inch custom barrel you can probably get the 105/7's VLDs to about 3200 fps, maybe a little more. This will reliably kill a 100#-150# small boned animal to at least 1K. While the BC of these bullets are high for 6mm's, they are still subject to a lot of wind drift at long range so things can and will go wrong on the windy days.

So a lot would depends upon your hunting style and whether you will be taking short range shots of 50 yards and staying under 1K. I personally would like a little more top end power for a scope than 15X but I suppose I could live with it if I needed to take a lot of short range shots.

The Nightforce is graduated in MOA.
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