what would you do??

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by pressman, May 14, 2009.

  1. pressman

    pressman Well-Known Member

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    my first build is just about complete it is a 260 caliber
    with a 26" barrel.
    now i have a good friend that has an extra Night Force Scope 5.5 X 22 X 56
    that he told me i could have for 1175.00 if i wanted it. NP1 reticle
    now i now that is a pretty good deal. but when i purchase rings for this scope i am still in the 12-13 hundred dollar range.
    Do not know what rings to get either.
    I could go with an 6 X 24 X 56 IOR scope that come with the rings for about the same money 13-14 hundred. mp-8 reticle
    or maybe even go with a new Sightron 111 ..
    I mean i will not have much recoil because the 260 is small plus i have a muzzle brake on it also... impact shock should not be a problem with any scope.
    i have to make some sort of decision soon gun will be done in 3 weeks.
     
  2. LouBoyd

    LouBoyd Well-Known Member

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    My advice would be to buy $250 Weaver or Bushnell and spend the rest of the money on ammo and range charges. It will make you a better shooter than any scope possibly can.
     

  3. gebhardt02

    gebhardt02 Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like you are having the rifle custom built, and that you have the money for the scope, so I'm going to assume you will have money for ammo and range fees. For that price on the NF, I'd stick with that over the IOR and Sightron, as long as you like that particular reticle for your purposes. As far as rings go, I like the Seekins Precision stuff.

    Geb
     
  4. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Your friend is offering you a very good deal on a great scope. That scope would be great on many long range rifles in the future too. I would take your friend up on the awesome deal he is offering. I would buy the NF ultra lite rings. And a 20 moa base for this rifle. Check it out first but I would guess it will take the 1.125" high rings.

    .gun)

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  5. jmden

    jmden Well-Known Member

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    You get a chance to buy that NF for that price--take it.
     
  6. 7STDUBBERU

    7STDUBBERU Well-Known Member

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    Good deal on the NF, go for it if you got the extra scratch....you will be glad you did
     
  7. ICANHITHIMMAN

    ICANHITHIMMAN Well-Known Member

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    If you dont take it send me a PM I want it