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Nightforce Zero Stops on 8-32?

 
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Old 09-16-2008, 07:28 PM
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Re: Nightforce Zero Stops on 8-32?

Thanks for the lesson Mike. I definitely have my homework to do.
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Old 09-18-2008, 10:18 AM
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Re: Nightforce Zero Stops on 8-32?

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also is 22 enough when shooting 750+ at whitetail size targets and 1000+ at steel gongs?
22x is more than enough scope for 750+ yard whitetails. Even the smaller more camoflauged version in the west (coues deer).

I have used NF 22x extensively. I have also used the 40x. I liked the 22 much better. Less mirage and other visibility issues. A deer at 1K on 22x looks huge as it is.

Currently I am using the NXS 3.5-15x50 even for my longest range rifle. 15 for me is plenty out to 1K.

My 308 sports a 10x (Mark 4). 10x for me is plenty out to 750 yards on deer size game and works so so at 1K but is pushing it. However shots out to 750 yards is about all I will ever ask my 308 to do.
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Old 09-18-2008, 12:34 PM
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Re: Nightforce Zero Stops on 8-32?

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I prefer the 50mm to the 56mm. If you go with the 56mm you need to go with the 1.125 center height rings 1 if you have a standard varmint barrel contour.
Mike, FWIW the .885's work just fine on a 20 moa Badger base, 700 action over a #7 Lilja taper with the 56mm scope, though it doesn't leave room for caps but that does not concern me.
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Old 09-18-2008, 07:26 PM
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Re: Nightforce Zero Stops on 8-32?

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Mike, FWIW the .885's work just fine on a 20 moa Badger base, 700 action over a #7 Lilja taper with the 56mm scope, though it doesn't leave room for caps but that does not concern me.
This is a 56mm Nightforce?

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Old 09-18-2008, 09:20 PM
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Re: Nightforce Zero Stops on 8-32?

yes a 56mm NF. I even have .05" or so to spare. I wanted it mounted low and that is exactly what I got.

As a side note the texture on the power ring is closer to hitting the base than the bell is hitting the barrel.

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Old 09-19-2008, 01:37 PM
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Re: Nightforce Zero Stops on 8-32?

The OBJ hits the barrel?

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Old 09-19-2008, 01:50 PM
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Re: Nightforce Zero Stops on 8-32?

No, I was trying to say there is more space between the objective and the barrel than between the power ring and the scope base.
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