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Old 01-09-2009, 12:52 AM
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Nightforce 56mm obj Question

I have read a couple times where people had stated they didn't care for the 56mm in the NXS line. Can anyone say why?
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Re: Nightforce 56mm obj Question

Usually because they sit to high off the rifle without much gain in optical performance.
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Re: Nightforce 56mm obj Question

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Usually because they sit to high off the rifle without much gain in optical performance.
That is correct.

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Re: Nightforce 56mm obj Question

We have one of each, 56 on a 300 win and a 50 on the .338 Lapua, both with 40 moa bases and #8 contour barrels. Yes, the 56 took a 1.125" set of rings and the 50 took 1" Other than that we haven't owned the 56 long enough to see the advantages if any. But it does look good..

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Re: Nightforce 56mm obj Question

I am scope shopping at the moment and I personally don't like the 50mm or the 56mm, I am looking for a 40mm or no bigger than a 42mm.
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Re: Nightforce 56mm obj Question

I'm just researching now. I have a gun being built that I wanted to put the
NXS 8-32X56MM NP-R1 on. Height isn't an issue for me. I just wanted to make sure it wasn't something optical. Thanks for the replies!
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I am scope shopping at the moment and I personally don't like the 50mm or the 56mm, I am looking for a 40mm or no bigger than a 42mm.
I like 44mm & 42mm bell also.

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