Nikon question

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by floyd, Dec 16, 2005.

  1. floyd

    floyd Member

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    Guys thanks for your recommendations, which nikon scope model were you referring to (4.5-14) with turret adjustables.

    Also how will this scope compare with say the zeiss conquest???
     
  2. Charles A

    Charles A Well-Known Member

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    Its the (new) Nikon Buckmaster 4.5-14x40 SF, runs about $249.99 at opticzone. I would say the glass is probably a bit better then the VX2 series from Leupold, and way better then anything else in that price range.
     

  3. 7Rumloader

    7Rumloader Well-Known Member

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    Floyd Charles is spot on!
    It's a great scope for the money.
    It is available with a mil-dot reticle which I beleive you stated you wanted and to me the glass is in line with the VXIII's and better than the VXII's. I've had mine for 4 months and have been very pleased with it.

    Tracks nicely, Good clicks, clear and bright optically early morning and late evening.

    I have no hands on experience with the Zeiss.
    The Zeiss may have some small advantages but it's 3 times the price.
     
  4. floyd

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    Does anyone have a photo or a link of the new model, I cant find one on the net, or I am looking at the wrong one. The one I have seen doesn't appear to have the target type turrets. (unless I am mistaken)
     
  5. wapiti13

    wapiti13 Well-Known Member

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    Floyd, Check out the Nikon site. Just be sure that the Buckmaster scope has SF (new model with side focus)and not the AO (old model with adjustable objective). Good luck.
     
  6. 7Rumloader

    7Rumloader Well-Known Member

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    Here is a link to them floyd. link
    These are at Jon's site he's a member here and has the best price on this scope around.
    It's about middle of the page half way down.
     
  7. brianidaho

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    Glad to hear all the good things about this scope, it's the one I'm planning for my Coyote.

    Bri
     
  8. 7Rumloader

    7Rumloader Well-Known Member

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    Brian you should enjoy it. I put it on my 7mmSAUM and have target practiced and thrashed it into the woods and it's still working like a charm. Just not as pretty as when it was new!LOL
     
  9. brianidaho

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    7RUM, did you pick up that .270 WSM Coyote yet?

    I just ordered rings from OpticZone (Burris Sig Series), will order the scope after the holidays, when I'm not quite so financially challanged. I'll salvage one off another rifle for now.

    Bri
     
  10. 7Rumloader

    7Rumloader Well-Known Member

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    No not yet. I'm planning on this coming week if everything goes right. I'm a little slack on funds as well due to my new extended family ( new wifes side )to buy for this year.

    Those are the same rings I put on my SAUM and Nikon combo.
     
  11. Charles A

    Charles A Well-Known Member

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    Floyd, they are low profile turrets. But there exactly like any other turret with numbered MOA marks, and revolution lines.
     
  12. Nomosendero

    Nomosendero Well-Known Member

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    I am looking at putting a new scope on my 25-06AI Sendero,&
    it appears from what you are saying I would have to move WAY
    up in price to do any better.
    Thanks for the info!
     
  13. 7Rumloader

    7Rumloader Well-Known Member

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    IMHO from what I have seen you would need to almost tripple the price to get the same features and glass quality.
     
  14. richard727

    richard727 New Member

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    Re. nikon 1200

    where can i find one to buy checked cabelas