Hi Tikka Mike,
I just installed a brand new NightForce 5.5 - 22 X 50 NXS onto my Savage 10FP 308. I sorta was a bit unsure if I really needed to go to the 'big' 22 power though. My brother kept me in the game by thinking a little differently - He said: "You can always adjust it down to 15 Power, but not if you maxed at 15 with a smaller scope, plus if you really have to you can use it like a spotting scope at 22X".
So, I went with the bigger power, physically the size is not that much different. But, man I love the visual quality in this new scope it's just fantastic!
Also went with the mil radians and MLR reticle, I like this combo so far.
Originally Posted by Tikkamike
Ok to start off I have always shot Leupold exclusively not because I like only leupold but I just use what i know. Last year I bought a Zeiss conquest 4.5-14 with a Rapid Z-800 and fell in love with the idea of long range shooting and hunting. Anyway I am in the process of building a 338 Lapua and my goal is a carryable rifle for elk hunting but also a great bench gun. I am thinking I want a vx-3 with M-1 turrets. I want to be able to effictivly shoot 1000+ yards. I know its a big ticket to fill but its my goal. My question is about the Night Force scopes. I want a 40mm objective but will consider 50mm. what is the Night force scope/reticle combo you use or like? Or what are you using for 1000+ and how do you like it? Any and all opinions welcomed