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Old 01-15-2004, 01:03 PM
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Swarovski vs Nightforce

Looking for a premium scope for a whitetail gun. .270 rig used for foodplot hunting. Long range for me is 300 - 350 yards. Most concerned about clarity and brightness as many shots are at dusk. Any ideas on the better scope?
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Old 01-15-2004, 01:20 PM
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Re: Swarovski vs Nightforce

Hunting rig to 350yds...I would go with a Vari III Leupold...

But you want clarity. Then Schmit&Bender all the way...Probably the best Hunting Scope you can buy. There Optic's pretty much set the standard.
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Old 01-15-2004, 05:30 PM
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Re: Swarovski vs Nightforce

Since your only shooting 300-350 yards, and you want the brightest. If price is part of the equation, get a Nikon Monarch.
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Re: Swarovski vs Nightforce

The question is Swarovski vs Nightforce?. I'd take the one made in Japan first!. As far as that other one from Austria; I had 2 of them, and they were not as bright as my Burris 2.5x10x50 Signature.
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Re: Swarovski vs Nightforce

Swarovski makes great optics.

I would have the NF over the swaro.
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Old 01-16-2004, 04:08 AM
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Re: Swarovski vs Nightforce

Well this would be exactly what I do in my roe culling and I have only ever used Swarovski 6x42's both the old Nova and the new PF.

Clarity and light gathering are ample for shooting up to one hour before or after sunset and the discipline of allways having the same sight picture is a big help.

The 4 reticle has a very fine cross hair between posts that is excellent for precision but gets lost a bit sooner than the 4a which has a thicker cross hair between thicker posts.

I have used both on 300yard shots at 40lb deer with great success.
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