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I need a picture through a scope at 1k+

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Unread 10-24-2008, 09:44 AM
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I need a picture through a scope at 1k+

Just want to see what a looong ways looks like through your guys' nice NF's and S&B's...
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    Unread 10-24-2008, 11:57 AM
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    Re: I need a picture through a scope at 1k+

    Sorry I don't have one at 1000 but this is one from 1670 yards. The view through the scope was much clearer than what the picture depicts.

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    Unread 10-24-2008, 12:00 PM
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    Re: I need a picture through a scope at 1k+

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    Sorry I don't have one at 1000 but this is one from 1670 yards. The view through the scope was much clearer than what the picture depicts.



    Looks like a NF 5.5X22 with the NP-R2 reticule..
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    Unread 10-24-2008, 12:53 PM
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    Re: I need a picture through a scope at 1k+

    Sorry about that. I just figured that was a given.

    NightForce 5.5-22x56 at 1670 yards on 22x with parallax set correctly, reticle illumination off, set level w/reticle perfectly verticle, facing E/NE, 8:34 a.m., elevation 3856', .98 cosine angle, temp 41 deg, hum 46%, station pressure 25.21, wind from 7:30 at 12.5 mph, mounted in NF rings on Nesika 20 moa base, front 6-9" bipod w/PodLoc, rear Redman bag.

    There we go, don't want to get it confused with anything else. Don't know why I didn't include all of the info the first time.;);)
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    Re: I need a picture through a scope at 1k+

    Here's a bunch of through the scope pics...

    Through the scope pics - Sniper's Hide Forums
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    Unread 10-27-2008, 04:13 PM
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    Re: I need a picture through a scope at 1k+

    Thanks for the pics!

    Do you think 22x is enough for shooting at a mile? I'm deciding on a scope after my 338 Lapua Ackley is done...after I get a 31 on my ACT.

    It's down to 5.5-22, 8-32, and 12-42 scopes I believe...Nightforce seems to be the consensus for long range shooting under the price of S&B's.
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    Re: I need a picture through a scope at 1k+

    Whatever you end up with, make sure that with the zero range you want that you have enough elevation adjustment to get to the yardage you want with the round/load/bullet you use.

    Some have 100 moa+ adjustment and some don't.

    With quality glass 22x will work at one mile unless you're aiming at a very small target.;)

    Some say that you can use the hash marks in the NF and gain an addition 20-30 moa but I can tell you that if you end up using the bottom hash mark to make up for a lack in elev. turret adjustment that you will be using a very limited field of view as opposed to dialing and using the center crosshair and thus using the full field of view. To each his own though.
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