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Old 03-20-2011, 07:22 PM
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What scope?

The scope will be mounted on a Remington Sendero 300 RUM,ive narrowed my choice down to two,the Leupold Mark 4 6.5-20 ER/T,and the Nightforce 5.5-20 NXS. Any thoughts?
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Old 03-23-2011, 02:12 PM
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Re: What scope?

If you want a second focal plane scope, go with the Nightforce 5.5-22x. If you want a FFP scope, go with the Leupold Mark 4 FFP scope.

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Old 03-23-2011, 06:18 PM
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Re: What scope?

What are the advantages of a FFP over a SFP,and vis versa?
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Old 03-23-2011, 06:44 PM
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Re: What scope?

With a FFP scope, the reticle and target increase/decrease with changes in magnification. If you had a mil-dot scope, the subtensions don't change with the magnification. On a SFP scope, the reticle size stays the same while the target inceases/decreases with changes in magnification. If you had a mil-dot scope, the subtensions change with the magnification. For example - with a FFP scope a mil is always 3.6"@100 yards. With a SFP scope a mil is 3.6"@100 yards on just one magnification - usually the highest power. Hope this helps.

Tim
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Old 03-23-2011, 11:45 PM
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Re: What scope?

Both are nice, Nightforce is probably more rugged, hence that is why it weighs about 31 oz. and Leupold is 22 oz. If packing you might want to save weight, NF has a few more power
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Old 03-24-2011, 12:58 AM
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Re: What scope?

Thanks for sharing!
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Old 03-24-2011, 06:20 AM
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Re: What scope?

Excellent advice thus far ... on course and straight to the point.

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