Ncstar-honest opinions

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by sobeksminion, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. sobeksminion

    sobeksminion Member

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    Hi everyone,

    I have a 10-40*50 Ncstar scope to go on my new(well secondhand) Remington 788 in 222 remington. Can I have everyones honest opinions on this scope?
     
  2. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    I have had several and I was not happy with them.

    The glass appeared good and the adjustments were OK ."BUT" mine failed after a few shots.
    and had to be replaced.

    The warranty was good but the hassle of changing scopes after a few shots became a nuisance.

    It appears that they are recoil sensitive but you should be OK with the 222.

    I have tried many of the less expensive scopes and came to the conclusion that it is cheaper
    to buy a mid priced scope in the long run.

    Good luck with yours !

    J E CUSTOM
     

  3. CS T

    CS T Official LRH Sponsor

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    Stay away. Way far away!

    Mike @ CS TACTICAL.com
     
  4. striker

    striker Active Member

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    complete and utter cr##p. Buy once cry once.
     
  5. tx hunter

    tx hunter Active Member

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    Plain and simple "JUNK".
     
  6. rdsii64

    rdsii64 Well-Known Member

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    We should take all the NC Star Optics and give them to the enemy. then our troops will be safe.

    all Jokes aside. Anytyhing made by NC Star is a Poor Exscuse for an Optic. The are many brands that don't cost an arm an a leg that will perform adequately.
     
  7. Magnumdude

    Magnumdude Well-Known Member

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    Ncstar scopes inhibit target resolution.

    You're better off with no sights at all; in the long run, just by peering down the barrel, the law of averages will get you more boolits on target.
     
  8. sobeksminion

    sobeksminion Member

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    Ok thanks everybody, NcStar obviously arent held in high regard but Ive been offered one for review so I will see how it turns out. I will post results when I am finished testing. Wish me luck :)

    Cheers

    Michael
     
  9. sobeksminion

    sobeksminion Member

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    The scope I was testing was the NcStar Mark III 10-40*50 AO. I thought I would post a few brief results up in case anyone was interested:

    The good bits,

    -The scope seemed to hold it's POI well(was used on a 788 in 222 remington, not sure how it would go on a big kicker) and the adjustments did what they said they would do.
    -The rifle/scope combo did very well considering, hovering on about moa with factory ammunition
    -The scope pretty much did what it said what it would on the box

    The bad bit

    -CLARITY!!!! The scope was foggy above 18x and unusable above 22x!!!!

    Anyway, happy shooting

    Michael