My First Nightforce!!!

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by Iowaboy, Aug 10, 2009.

  1. Iowaboy

    Iowaboy Well-Known Member

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    Well I went and did it. I was at Scheels in Des Moines this weekend and they had a 5.5-22x56 NXS with NPR2 for $1399. I couldn't pass it up!

    So now my delima is deciding on rings and bases for it. This scope is going on a savage 116 with a McGowen 7mm varmit contour barrel.

    I'm thinking a aci and anti-cant would be nice also. So what are your guys suggestions?
     
  2. blipelt

    blipelt Well-Known Member

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    That was a good price I paid $1550 for all of mine at Scheels. I see they are up to $1650 now. I have NF rings so I could get Shawn's(Defensive Edge) ACI/ACD he designed. Here is a link to a thread to one of my rifles.

    http://www.longrangehunting.com/forums/f53/just-finished-sweet-rifle-pix-41109/

    I believe he makes a bottom for it now so you can switch it in between your rifles if you don't want it to be the top of you ring.



    Brent
     

  3. AJ Peacock

    AJ Peacock Well-Known Member

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    I have my NXS mounted to my Savage/338 Edge with a one piece Dednutz mount. It is a very solid mount and very inexpensive. I use a cheap dovetail base mounted to the scope body to hold my ACI.

    AJ
     
  4. CS T

    CS T Official LRH Sponsor

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    I would recommend Nightforce or Badger bases and rings.

    Mike @ CSGW
     
  5. Bill Maylor

    Bill Maylor Well-Known Member

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    I used Talley 1 peice ring and base. Nice clean look and solid as can be. Nightforce recomends Talley in their paper work. You sure cand spend lots of money on mounts if you want, but you sure spent your money wisely on that NIGHTFORCE SCOPEgun). CONGRADS. Bill Maylor.
     
  6. KingJames338Lap

    KingJames338Lap Member

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    Im Trying to find the Same scope. I Hope you like it, heard some good things.
    Here in Alberta, Canada the Price of a NXS in a 5.5x20x50 is $2450...:cool:
     
  7. Iowaboy

    Iowaboy Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Bill,

    I am pretty excited to get this gun put together and try this sucker out!!!
     
  8. pc3

    pc3 Member

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    I can reccomend Near mnaufactureings Alpha Mount !!!
     
  9. geargrinder

    geargrinder Well-Known Member

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    No need to go expensive.

    EGW 25MOA base and Burris XTR rings.

    Then you have all the room to place the ACI/ACD
     
  10. MontanaRifleman

    MontanaRifleman Well-Known Member

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    Ebay.......
     
  11. MontanaRifleman

    MontanaRifleman Well-Known Member

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    That's a great price for that scope out of a retail store. Was it used? NF optics have mapped prices, meaning the dealer must sell at the MSRP.

    Good deal for you.

    -MR
     
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