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NIGHTFORCE EYE PIECE / POWER RING

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Re: NIGHTFORCE EYE PIECE / POWER RING

I'll see if i can find something, might take me a little while though

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    I think it's a significant fault with NF. Or atleast, it is in my view. The turrets aren't capped(as they should never be on a real scope), so why would they assume removable lens covers would be acceptable in the field? They aren't.

    Whats needed is a flip-up cover which can itself can be turned to desired orientation regardless of the power ring position. Somebody offered them for awhile, I bought em, and they wouldn't fit any scope on Earth. So I live with the problem as described above(rarely changing power).
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    I think it's a significant fault with NF. Or atleast, it is in my view. The turrets aren't capped(as they should never be on a real scope), so why would they assume removable lens covers would be acceptable in the field? They aren't.

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    Dirty, dinged, scratched and muddy turrets aren't going to f%^k up your sight picture.
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    Re: NIGHTFORCE EYE PIECE / POWER RING

    i just pull mine off when i am going to shoot i have mine centered at low power with all of my ballistic info on it and if i need to go higher on power the cap fits loose enough that i just pull it off toss it on the ground and pick it up when i am done along with any empty cases there might be
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    The fellow I spoke with at Nightforce stated that he had never thought about it and that he would relay it to the engineers (yah right). Murf

    [/ QUOTE ] I'm not sure, but the low power models APPEAR to be different - maybe they did listen.
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    Chris,

    Maybe your right and the process is just a little slow changing all power models. My question to Nightforce was which scope covers do they as the manufacturer reccomend. I asked this question, because I ordered the flip up covers with my scope and noticed the problem right away. When they told me they reccomended the flip ups, I explained the situation I was having with the ocular housing rotating with the power ring. I really thought my particular scope was defective not owning one before.


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    Unread 02-11-2007, 05:56 PM
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    Re: NIGHTFORCE EYE PIECE / POWER RING

    Does anybody know if the 3.5-15 scope has the same issue with it's eye piece as the 5.5-22?
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