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swarovski vs. nightforce

i have a 1"tube av 6x18x50 swarovski with max47 moa total vertical abjustment that has no rev counter and tgt turrets are not available.considering a trade for nf or other ,i would like tgt turrets but not willing to sacrafice "much" in optic quality for about. same $$$ @1k IOR ? other ? how is the nf in low light? it gets confusing spinning dial past one revolution at only(475yds)then back "how many turns" to 100yd zero. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img]
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    Unread 04-29-2005, 10:09 PM
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    bucknutz,

    If you can get your hands on a nightforce, you won't be disappointed. Best $1300.00 I ever spent! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]


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    What Murf said! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]
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    last chance to save the swarovski, does anybody know of an aftermarket tgt turret or a place that installs them for above scope? swaro direct does not.i'm also watching the 58% for nf as of now, recomendation on the adjacent post.
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    Does the SWAROVSKI take a forklift to haul around like the Nightforce? If so you won't be disappointed! Any sheep hunters out there that PACK a Nightforce on there sheep rifles? If so, "You da MAN"! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
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    that is true!!!this swaro is 20oz,and complete rig is 9.1lb,with sling,sunshade and lens caps...32+oz or so for the nfx tank ! looking at one today and their pricetag is even heavier yet! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img] but i did score on nfx 20moa base i am looking for. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]
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    I guess just a few of us wimps like me left that still hunt with a lite weight hunting rig. I don't pack any rifle with my two feet that weighs over 10 pds ready to hunt. I find that a lite wieight barrel is good for a first shot hit, I usually don't need good tight groups on an animal. Mostly a good bullet placed on the shoulder has so far worked for me. Ya See being a meat hunter (meaning, flesh eats better than horn or hair)I have found that I have to carry the rifle more than I get to shoot the rifle. I bet you have figured out by now that these rifles are kinda like the clubs that the boys who play cow patty pool use not everyone can be used to put it in the cup (so to speak)Thats why I favor using a pistol to replace a sword, a target rifle to punch holes in varmits and paper and a hunting rifle to put meat on the table. But hell, I just love'em all! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]
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