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Old 08-17-2008, 11:59 AM
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Nightforce scope covers

What is everyone using for scope covers on there Nightforce scopes. Butler Creek is ok, but is there something better out there?
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Old 08-17-2008, 12:18 PM
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Re: Nightforce scope covers

I'm just using the ScopeCoat neoprene cover until I'm in position.

MidwayUSA - Scopecoat Scope Cover XP-6 Flak Jacket NightForce 19-1/2" x 60mm Black

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Re: Nightforce scope covers

Nope, the Butler Creeks are the best you can get -for field use

Wish makers(other than Leupold) would thread their scopes to camera standards. Then we could use Alumina flip-ups on every brand.
They are flat out the best I've used.
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Re: Nightforce scope covers

I don't like the butler creeks on the Nightforce NXS, since the entire ocular turns when moving the magnification (unlike the Leupolds). I use Butler creek flip ups on my Leupolds, but they are walk around rifles, not sit and wait/LR rifles.

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Old 08-17-2008, 02:25 PM
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Re: Nightforce scope covers

I'm not a huge fan of Butler Creeks, because they don't seem to stay closed after awhile. I will try the Scopecoat cover as per AJ.
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Re: Nightforce scope covers

I use the Butler Creeks. For the 50mm you use a #43 but sometimes you we get ones that do not fit really well. It seams if Butler Creek made the #43 walls thicker they would work just fine. You go to a #44 but you have to tape the inside to give it a tighter fit or tape the outside.

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Re: Nightforce scope covers

I'm not a big fan of the BC's either I have some, they are delicate and on the NSX they are difficult to orientate properly if you change power settings.
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