LewisH, I am not trying to get a rise out of anyone. I think the NF scopes are better because of the price. I know the S&B scopes are a cut above the rest, I just don't want to pay $3000 for a scope. I already pay $1700 for my NF NXS scopes, and I can't justify spending another $1300 on a scope. IMO, I don't think the S&B, at $3000, is that much better than a NF NXS. However, I might be wrong.
Also, everything I buy, I try to buy American. I want to keep my $$$ in the US. The only thing I currently buy, that's not American, is Brass and Powder. I use Lapua Brass and Vhit powder. If someone in the US made quality brass like Lapua, I would buy it.