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Old 10-13-2008, 02:58 PM
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Re: Nightforce FFP scope

thanks for the info!
i thought Kirby had one IOR on his long range rigs, would like to hear what he also has to say about it.
Was the problem only with that particular model?
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Old 10-14-2008, 04:58 AM
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Re: Nightforce FFP scope

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Would you rather have a scope that can see the fly on the target at 500yds but turns in to a spotting scope that is mounted to your rifle when you shoot it OR a scope that sees very well and tracks were you need it to go?
Why, both of course! Why can't we have both?

Seriously, I agree 100% with your point--good glass doesn't make up for reliability. Though I think it's important to point out tracking has never been a problem with any IOR I've ever owned--in fact they've all been fantastic; it doesn't get any better than that. As long as they're not broken, that is. Tracking isn't their problem, breaking is.

Ken, is there any indication better/"higher grade" glass will be used in the FFP versions given the price increase?
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Old 10-14-2008, 10:47 AM
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Re: Nightforce FFP scope

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Why, both of course! Why can't we have both?

Seriously, I agree 100% with your point--good glass doesn't make up for reliability. Though I think it's important to point out tracking has never been a problem with any IOR I've ever owned--in fact they've all been fantastic; it doesn't get any better than that. As long as they're not broken, that is. Tracking isn't their problem, breaking is.

Ken, is there any indication better/"higher grade" glass will be used in the FFP versions given the price increase?

Other than some issues with mounting or eye relief, the IOR scope's only issues were breaking (I know....oh, is that it?? ) The glass, reticle, knobs, features, tracking, etc. etc. are second to none. The scope was designed with lots of input from real shooters and "on paper" it's one of the best. However, if it doesn't hold together, it's worthless.

On the latest edition, so far, so good.

However, I am holding my breath, knocking on wood and rubbing my rabbit's feet!
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Old 10-14-2008, 11:25 AM
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Why, both of course! Why can't we have both?
That would be a S&B and USO.

Mike @ CSGW
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Old 10-14-2008, 11:28 AM
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Re: Nightforce FFP scope

Scott I really hope the new one hold up! IOR like you said are great scopes. I really like all there other scope and have used their scopes. Itís just one of the IOR that is not work all that hot. I really like the IOR 3-18x none FFP.

Mike @ CSGW
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Old 11-18-2008, 11:22 PM
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Re: Nightforce FFP scope

MORE INFO!

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Old 11-20-2008, 03:33 PM
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Re: Nightforce FFP scope

We just received the NF FFP scope w/ the MLR reticle and MIL RAD turrets.

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