Nikon Monarch 4-12 AO

Discussion in 'Equipment Discussions' started by grit, Jan 23, 2006.

  1. grit

    grit Well-Known Member

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    Got to put my new scope through the paces today. I started by checking my zero at 100 yards. I then dialed up to 500 and down to 100 for a second shot. Next, I dialed up to 800 and down to 100 for the third shot. Three shot group = 5/16!


    I then dialed and shot at 500, 600, 700, 800,and 900 yards. Unfortunately I was out of bullets to recheck zero, but I scored first round hits at 5,6,7, and 800 yards.

    I am impressed with this scope!
     
  2. fourinone

    fourinone Well-Known Member

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    Sounds good...I have the Monarch 3.3-10x44mmAO on order now. I kind of thought it to be a good scope for the money.
     

  3. Hired Gun

    Hired Gun Well-Known Member

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    I scored first round hits at 5,6,7, and 800 yards.

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    How big of target?
     
  4. GO-FASTER

    GO-FASTER Well-Known Member

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    I have the same scope on my .375 rum and my 7mm mag great scope, about 120 round through the .375 (ouch) still right on
     
  5. grit

    grit Well-Known Member

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    HG,

    14 inch gong. I was testing my drop chart data. I would shoot the gong to see if I was close, then shoot a plwood target, for precise elevation data.
     
  6. remingtonman_25_06

    remingtonman_25_06 Well-Known Member

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    My gong is also 14 inches. It is placed at 1150 yards for use with my 300 RUM. After the 1st initial shot, which is usually pretty dang close, although I have yet to hit it on my 1st shot, I can usually 90% of the time, hit it on my 2nd and 3rd and 4th shot. I just wished I had more power then 14x now.
     
  7. stripes

    stripes Active Member

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    what is your gongs made from???. built one from 1/2 plate steel i borrowed from work, set up at 450yds, 190smk@2850 fps, 300wm left a 1/4" deep hole in gong, seen this before, on railroad tie plates, wandering thickness, kind of steel. is this normal or just need to increase distance, i intended this target for a 1000yd target, to nasty of a day that day to shoot that far, just wanted to see how they sounded
     
  8. grit

    grit Well-Known Member

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    My gong is railroad plates. Bullets don't do anything to it at 500.
     
  9. royinidaho

    royinidaho Writers Guild

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    My gong is railroad plates. Bullets don't do anything to it at 500.

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    Thus the "Bonk....." /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    You're puting me to shame up here across the Utah northern border /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif

    From your info It would seem that the new SF scopes should be pretty good, eh?