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Please help me pick between a Nightforce and Swarovski

 
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Old 10-09-2012, 10:48 AM
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Re: Please help me pick between a Nightforce and Swarovski

Not sure what your desired intent is for this gun but an STW at that range is going to be super flat shooting. You really don't need 30 mm tubes, lots of adjustment or anything really special at all. Just good glass, durability and repeatability.

There are a lot of other scopes that would fit the bill for a lot less $$ and be very solid options but if NF and Swaro are your final choices then I understand that as well.

If it is at all going to be a carry gun I would be thinking about putting a compact scope on it with a lower bottom end for close up shots. Something like the NF compact 2.5x10 would be deadly, light weight and more than you need for 500 yard shots. If the obj is too small then I would personally look at the NF 3-15's.

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Old 10-10-2012, 09:37 PM
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Re: Please help me pick between a Nightforce and Swarovski

i'm in the same camp as Scott. if you can't shoot a deer at 500 with a 10 power scope, well, hang it up. sight it in 3" high at 100 and you can use the center reticle out to 500. swaro has a 3.5-10 that's a great scope for hunting.
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Old 10-12-2012, 07:54 PM
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Re: Please help me pick between a Nightforce and Swarovski

[QUOTE=green 788;703070]I would choose Nightforce... while the Euro-optics are truly awesome, the European economy is anything but... I'd be a little skittish of dropping that kind of money on something from that side of the pond--at least for the foreseeable future.[/

i have swarovski 5x25x52 love it ! economy has nothing to do with product! swaro makes good ****! i can hit deer over 600 yards no problem with this scope !
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