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SFP disadvantage?

 
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Old 12-26-2012, 10:16 PM
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SFP disadvantage?

Are SFP scopes really a disadvantage if you are not using your scope to range?

I know.....use the search and read all of the many discussions on SFP vs FFP.

I have read many of the threads on this forum and others, but they usually focus on scope ranging and how much easier it is with a FFP scope.

I have a good range finder. I don't need to range with the reticle.

I found a good deal on a Vortex PST SFP scope but don't want to spend the $$$ if it is going to be a big head ache.
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Old 12-26-2012, 10:28 PM
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Re: SFP disadvantage?

Well, I have no use for the FFP. But you will hear otherwise from others. I only hunt with SFP's and the freezer is full.

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Old 12-26-2012, 10:28 PM
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Re: SFP disadvantage?

For me it's no headache at all. The vortex scopes are great
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Old 12-26-2012, 10:43 PM
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Re: SFP disadvantage?

I don't like being hobbled by ffp optics, sfp gives me more flexibility across the board!!
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Old 12-26-2012, 10:50 PM
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Re: SFP disadvantage?

Just different is all. I like both. Nice thing about a 2nd is the sight it in on low power near the center crosshair and then have it on for LR at high power. Also Im not a big fan of the reticle disappearing on FFPs but if the power is halfway you still hit which is nice. Either one will work like a champ if you set it up and use it properly.
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Old 12-27-2012, 05:20 AM
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Re: SFP disadvantage?

I use both for rangefinding and downrange zeroing and really have no preference.
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Old 12-27-2012, 08:34 AM
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Re: SFP disadvantage?

The multiplication factor is written on the opposite side of the magnification on the pst series SPF scopes....... So I don't see any disadvantage.

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