Low Light-- IOR--Nightforce--USO?

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by SHW, Apr 1, 2007.

  1. SHW

    SHW Active Member

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    Between the Nightforce NXS 3.5X15X50, IOR 3X18X42, or the USO 3.2X17X44 which has the best low light performance?
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  2. Sendero_Man

    Sendero_Man <strong>SPONSOR</strong>

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    I have the 3.5-15x56 and love it ! Can hunt coyotes at night without a spotlight if there is half a moon or better and a little snow.

    I have no experience with the other two.
     

  3. COBrad

    COBrad Well-Known Member

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    I had a Nightforce some years ago, and still use two IOR's. Great scopes, all. I have had opportunity to compare, side by side in low light, my IOR 2.5-10 and a Zeiss Conquest 3.5-10. For my eyes I found the Zeiss to be far brighter and that is what now goes on my rifles.
     
  4. SHW

    SHW Active Member

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    The IOR's seem like a good buy. Just curious if they or Nightforce have better low light as my next scope will be used for long range &amp; the occassional 100 yard or less low light shot.
     
  5. Inukshuk

    Inukshuk Well-Known Member

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    Check out the new IOR 3-18x42mm, 35mm tube. This one is super bright "clear". I've got it and love it. It has new coatings etc.
     
  6. SHW

    SHW Active Member

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    Thanks I ordered a 4x14X50 and a sniper hide edition 3x18x42
     
  7. Inukshuk

    Inukshuk Well-Known Member

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    man you are gonna rock with that new SH edition 3x18x42. 15 mils of holdover. Let us know how it goes etc.
     
  8. screech

    screech Well-Known Member

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    I have one of the 3.5-15nxs and it is amazing what it will gather in low light.
     
  9. SHW

    SHW Active Member

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    I will probably still add a Nightforce some time in the future. 3.5X15X50