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Old 10-26-2013, 02:11 PM
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Re: Nightforce vs ???

Premier Reticles best scope on the market
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Old 10-26-2013, 02:28 PM
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Re: Nightforce vs ???

How do you find the MOA reticle with dit for precision work? Which other reticles are you using?
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Old 10-27-2013, 10:02 AM
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Looked through a few scopes yesterday evening as the light was dying. An NXS 5.5-22, a Swarovski Z5 5-25, a Zeiss Conquest 5-25 and a Vortex PST 6-24. The Nightforce and the Vortex seemed to be behind the others as far as glass goes, less bright, less "pop" to the image.

It's a good thing I have some time to decide- my head is swimming with all the options.
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Old 10-27-2013, 10:23 AM
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If someone gave you the impression that NF glass is anywhere near comparison to that of Swarovski, they were leading you astray.
And same if implied that Swarovski has anywhere near the field functionality of NF.

They are flat out opposites on scale.
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Old 10-27-2013, 10:30 AM
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So are Swarovskis not a good hunting optic?
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Old 10-27-2013, 10:53 AM
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The nice thing about buying a night force is if you don't like it you can post it on one of the web sights and it will sell with in a day. In my case I sold 5 used night force scopes on here with in 20 minutes. Other scopes will be harder to get rid of
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Old 10-27-2013, 11:01 AM
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Swarovski scopes are really good hunting scopes. They have some of the best glass out there. However, they do not have the same functionality as a nightforce. Nightforce has good glass, not the best but good. I am speaking of the nxs model. They have great tracking capabilities, they are rugged, a bunch of elevation, holds zero forever, and reticles are designed for long range range shooting. So if you are looking to shoot long distances constantly, then you need a scope that can take the abuse. The swaro may be able to get you to hit at long distances but it will lose its zero or it will not return to zero when you need it. If you will only hunt with it, meaning you will shoot little and not mess too much around with the turrets, then the swaro may be a good option. However, if you will constantly shoot paper and targets at long distances then the nightforce may be it for you.

I have a swaro and I do love it, but I only hunt with it at less than 500 yards.
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