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Nightforce on Braked 300 winmag?

 
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Old 03-06-2014, 10:08 PM
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Nightforce on Braked 300 winmag?

I just had a MB installed on my 300. The rifle currently have a PST 6-24x50 FFP on it now. I'm Picking up a NXS 5.5-22x50 tomorrow. Would you mount this optic on the rifle or would you keep the PST on it. The reason I ask is, I hear great things about Vortex's warranty and I've heard muzzle brakes are killer on scopes. This will be my first Nightforce and don't want to trash it right out of the gate.
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Old 03-06-2014, 10:32 PM
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Re: Nightforce on Braked 300 winmag?

No worries at all. I have been running NF scopes and muzzle brakes on magnum rifle for years with never an issue. I say what you heard is BS.

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Old 03-06-2014, 10:34 PM
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Re: Nightforce on Braked 300 winmag?

Thanks for the good news.
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Old 03-06-2014, 11:57 PM
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Re: Nightforce on Braked 300 winmag?

79 posts. Yep, nubee question. That's ok.

What Jeff said/says can be taken to the bank.

U have no worries.
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Old 03-07-2014, 09:09 PM
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Re: Nightforce on Braked 300 winmag?

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This will be my first Nightforce and don't want to trash it right out of the gate.
I'd be very suprised if you could break a Nightforce with a braked 300 mag. Nightforce scopes are about the toughest out there, and if you did manage to break it they'll fix it.
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Old 03-07-2014, 09:35 PM
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Re: Nightforce on Braked 300 winmag?

My 338 Lapua and Nightforce scope are tough.
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Old 03-07-2014, 10:25 PM
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Re: Nightforce on Braked 300 winmag?

I have a friend that has had the same NXS on two different 50 BMG's the scope has out lived on 50, That's tough if you ask me!
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