NightForce New MOAR Reticle Scope

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Bob Beck, May 16, 2012.

  1. Bob Beck

    Bob Beck Well-Known Member

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    I wanted to share with you guys that we have been using a pre production NightForce NXS 5.5-22x56mm with the new MOAR reticle. I have always been a NP-R1 fan, but this scope steps the game up for sure! Construction and versatility has not changed from it's predecessor. It still has the 1/4 MOA Highspeed Zero Stop Turret, 56mm glass, etc... It is the Reticle that has us so interested right now. The standouts are the free floating center crosshair, and the thicker line subtension. The line subtension in this MOAR reticle is .140 as opposed to .070 from the NP-R1. This surely helps distinguish the center crosshair hold on the animal's vitals in low light conditions. Also the free floating center crosshair, directs your eye to the center aiming point all the time, taking away the feeling of double checking that your aiming point is centered before the you take the shot.

    NightForce has a winner on their hands with this one! We always maintain that we only use the products in the field we can trust and stand behind from personal success. With that said we will be taking a ton of shots this year behind the new MOAR reticle!

    If anyone is interested in getting one of their own, let us know? We have some on order currently, and should be getting them shortly.
     
  2. The Surgeon

    The Surgeon Well-Known Member

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    I like it.
     

  3. NGCSUGrad09

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    For those that haven't seen the reticle:

    This has the 30 MOA below center like in the 3.5-15x.

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  4. opticspecialist

    opticspecialist Well-Known Member

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    I've got one myself and I love it so far. I'm a little different that you, in that I was a little more fond of the npr2 reticle for hunting. I found the npr1 a little too busy, but much better for ranging, in fact I had an ar10 I put the npr1 on for ranging purposes.
    the MOAR takes the best of both worlds, it's not as cluttered as the npr1, but it isn't as course as the npr2, it's a good all around reticle, the the subtension is perfect.
     
  5. jeff 300

    jeff 300 Well-Known Member

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    Just got one ona ar 50 i bought i like it will help a lot at night that was always my problem with the + on the older scope
     
  6. COBrad

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    I wanted one in the 2.5-10, but they told me it would not be available in that model... so I went with the NP-R2.
    The MOAR looks a lot like the ART reticle by Darrel Holland I have in my S&B.
     
  7. Bob Beck

    Bob Beck Well-Known Member

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    I totally agree with optics specialist! Although I am not familiar with the Holland reticle, I really like what has been done with the MOAR.
     
  8. C.O. Shooter

    C.O. Shooter Well-Known Member

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    I got my hands on a 5.5-22x50 MOAR C433, at cabelas yesterday, and now I really want one in the worst way! I have a question for someone who sells or owns one. On the side of the box it had all the necessary information, but after MOAR it had a F2 (MOARF2). Any thoughts what that means?

    Thanks
     
  9. emn83

    emn83 Well-Known Member

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    pretty sure F2 means second focal plane. if I remember correctly, the FFP scopes are labled F1...someone will correct me if I am incorrect
     
  10. Bob Beck

    Bob Beck Well-Known Member

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    Gentlemen,

    Yes the F2 does mean that they are second focal plane. So you are correct!

    This new reticle is perfect for hunting conditions like I mentioned before. I have been very fortunate to put down several animals with one of these on one of my 300's.

    We do have them in stock on our webstore if anyone is interested in getting one before season? We actually are running a special on all our scopes right now. Free shipping, free T shirt, and a free box of any Berger Bullets we stock.

    Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have on any of the NigntForce scope lines.
     
  11. C.O. Shooter

    C.O. Shooter Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the help!
     
  12. COBrad

    COBrad Well-Known Member

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    Would love that reticle in my 2.5-10, but not offered in the compacts.
     
  13. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    I am getting ready to buy a new scope for the LRKM Shawn is bulding me. I was all about the MOAR until I saw the subtensions are twice as thick as a NP-R1. I have tried using thicker reticles in the past and hated them. I have never had an issue seeing a RP-R1 or R2. This rifle will be specifically for ELR and much of it's use past 1500 yards. I really like the layout of the MOAR, just can't get warmed up to a thick cross hair. So I guess I will stay with the NP-R1 for my intended purpose. If NF would ever offer this reticle with the thiner subtensions, I will be all over it. But I don't see that happening.

    Jeff
     
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  14. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    I like the new MOAR and will be using it this fall.