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Unread 11-19-2011, 03:20 PM
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NightForce scope and reticle selection

So I have this new 338 Lapua and I'll admit I am somewhat new to longrange shooting.

I bought a Savage FCP110 HS in 338 Lapua - I have the gun's little brother, the FCP10 HS in 308 that I regularly shoot out to 800 yards accurately, quite a gun.

So with this new gun I am looking at the NightForce NXS 5.5-22X56 Zero Stop with high speed tactical turrets. I am considering the velocity 1000 reticle because my range is only 1000 yards and I doubt I will get the opportunity to shoot past 1000 yards with this gun. The 1000 reticle has several choices based on the caliber and load. I have used the velocity reticle calculator on nigh force's web site and I think I am going to be shooting 250GR SMK's which comes up as the C374 reticle.

I wanted to see if anyone;

1. - Has any experience with this gun - i.e. does it shoot the 250's or 300's better
2. - Does anyone have any experience with the velocity 1000 reticles on the nightforce. Is that the best option for what I will be doing (shooting at 1000 yards or less at targets and Coyotes)

I am just hesitant about pulling the trigger on a $1900 scope without hearing any real world feedback.

thanks in advance
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    Unread 11-19-2011, 03:22 PM
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    Re: NightForce scope and reticle selection

    PS - here is the new gun and its little brother







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    Unread 11-21-2011, 04:52 PM
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    Re: NightForce scope and reticle selection

    Some guys like MOA some guys like MRAD. We have both in stock. Give us a call 916.670.1103.

    Mike @ CST
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    Unread 11-23-2011, 09:19 AM
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    Re: NightForce scope and reticle selection

    extra 2cents,the one with the target np2dd covers up alot of the target,my next one will be a np1

    Rob
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