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reticle selection questions

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Unread 03-03-2008, 10:44 AM
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I have 3 Leupold VX-IIIs. Two in Long Range 4.5x14x40 and one with the B.C. reticle in the smaller tube. After using the LRs with turrets and getting use to dialling in. I far prefer the turrets. The B.C. is OK up to 500 yds. but I'll be replacing it so my three long range rifles will have the same system.
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    Unread 03-03-2008, 12:46 PM
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    looking at the 3.5-10 x 40 Mk4, its about a $300 add to go to FFP - does this make sense? (comparing on Optics planet with the TMR reticle in both cases)

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    Unread 03-14-2008, 09:17 AM
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    I currently have the Leupold VX-111 with the custom shop reticle out to 500 yards. The system works great.

    I am looking at picking up the Night Force NSX 5.5-22x 56mm with either the newer R- 1 reticle or R-2 reticle. they both look similar. I have called a number of places and get different answers. Some say the R-1 is too busy and is hard to see the animal and the R-2 is better for long range hunting? anythoughts from the guys that actually shot these reticles????
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    Unread 03-15-2008, 02:27 PM
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    I use Holland's ART (1.5MOA increments) where the number of the MOA is actaully listed every 3MOA in the reticle.
    If it were me, the R2 would be my choice.

    FWIW-Holland's ART reticle will be available in NF's new FFP scopes coming out in the near future.
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