Nightforce -- BEAST

Discussion in 'Optics For Sale' started by etisll40, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. etisll40

    etisll40 Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone made the big investment in this scope. It looks like the ultimate. I'm considering getting one.

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    Thanks for sharing...
     
  2. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Someone correct me if I am wrong, but it was my understanding the BEAST would be released at a later date. That was what I got from talking with NF.

    Jeff
     

  3. etisll40

    etisll40 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Broz, I was reading about it and thought about now it would be here. What I read was quite impressive, from incredible glass to light transmission, mag range, clarity and of course durability. Sounds like a one of a kind even with a 3000+ price tag.

    It sounds impressive, I can't wait to here field reports.
     
  4. Broz

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    I think April / May was what they are saying for release as they have a Mil contract to fill first.

    Jeff
     
  5. TH

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    I saw them at the shot show. The scope reminds me of buying a new computer program it's looks great but you have to learn how to use it. Lots of buttons and gadgets. Before the shot show I sold 4 of my NSX scopes to get ready to purchase the new beast scopes. After seeing the beast I'm going to buy the atrac scopes.
     
  6. etisll40

    etisll40 Well-Known Member

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    atrac huh? Why, what did you see that you liked, about it and maybe disliked about the BEAST?
     
  7. Chase Curtis

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    I also saw them at SHOT... Im going the S&B route
     
  8. TH

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    The turrets are huge. They travel in .5 moa clicks to go .25 click you have to flip a lever to fine tune. The turrets lock. To adjust the turret you have to push a button in to turn the turrets. I just feel there is too much going on. I'm sure it would be fine once you learn how to use it.
     
  9. etisll40

    etisll40 Well-Known Member

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    Did Horus have anything new at the show? S&B? were they there too?
     
  10. TH

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    Horus had some new reticles out. I did not stop by s&b
     
  11. Chase Curtis

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    SB has a new 3-27x56 in the police line this combined with the new zeiss hd5 conquest in 5-25x50... My bases are covered.. Im getting out of the NFs
     
  12. trebark

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    After reading about the BEAST and seeing some videos on YouTube, it just seems like a scope that's trying to be too many things to too many people.
     
  13. Steyr Luxus

    Steyr Luxus Well-Known Member

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    For the 3000+ $$$ if thats what you want to spend, you might want to consider the Daon Optical March-FX 5x-40x56mm for around the same $$$$. They also have a 5 year warranty.
     
  14. sp6x6

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    Google shotshow 2013 and watch the videos.The beast has 4 ret. options.The turret has a lock feature,and a high speed and low adjust that looked simple to me.You dont have to lock it.The windage has a push button lock that they might change.NF site shows the reticles