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Nightforce Velocity 1000 or GSeven ?

 
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Old 05-31-2013, 11:51 AM
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Nightforce Velocity 1000 or GSeven ?

I am undecided on whether to buy a Nightforce with the Velocity 1000 reticle or a GSeven scope. The scope is for a Remington Sendero in 300 RUM pushing 200gr. Accubonds. Any opinions would be greatly appreciate . Or MOAR ?

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Old 06-02-2013, 06:14 PM
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Re: Nightforce Velocity 1000 or GSeven ?

Never mind going all out with Nightforce ATACR !
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Old 06-02-2013, 06:21 PM
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Re: Nightforce Velocity 1000 or GSeven ?

With the velocity 1000 are you stuck with only one load at one condition?
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Old 06-02-2013, 09:25 PM
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Re: Nightforce Velocity 1000 or GSeven ?

Nightforce has a Velocity Reticle Calculator on their website that will allow you to match a reticle to your current load ballistics to withing .50 MOA. . If your load changes or you want to use your scope on a different rifle, the Velocity™ reticle will function as a “standard” reticle by using the main reticle intersection for your chosen zero point. Your velocity reticle will no longer be calibrated for accurate holdovers.
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Old 06-02-2013, 10:37 PM
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Re: Nightforce Velocity 1000 or GSeven ?

I love nightforce products and own a few of them (npr1)(moar). I just don't see the reason to go with the velocity for the fact that loads and rifles change.
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Old 06-09-2013, 08:03 PM
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Re: Nightforce Velocity 1000 or GSeven ?

I agree, if you want lots of quick reference points I would think a good mil-dot scope would be the best answer. Does NF make a choke sight?

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