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Unread 09-21-2004, 09:31 PM
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nikon 6x18x40

Can any one give some info on how good this scope is i'm looking at one for my 300rum for shots out to 500-600yrds

[ 09-21-2004: Message edited by: cgsafaris ]
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Unread 09-21-2004, 10:14 PM
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Re: nikon 6x18x40

I have Nikon's on all my guns and have been very pleased. There optic quality is excellent, and the scopes are rugged. I wouldn't get anything that wasn't in the Monarch, Monarch Gold or Tactical series though. Buckmasters aren't quite as good topically.
Monarch 6.5-20X44 is the way to go.
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Unread 09-22-2004, 04:45 AM
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Re: nikon 6x18x40

I would disagree with Cobber slightly. The new Nikon Buckmaster 6-18x40 is a great scope. It offers an upgrade to the lower powered Buckmaster with improved lens coatings. The 6-18x40 offers 92% light transmission, compared to the 95% on the Monarch and 88% for the lower powered Buckmaster. If you are looking for a high powered scope at a very reasonable price with very good quality, it is hard to beat this scope and I would highly recommend the new Buckmaster 6-18x40 or the 4-12x50.
Jon Jackoviak
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