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Nightforce ATACR 4-16x42 F1 Review

By ADMIN · Sep 4, 2015 ·
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  1. ADMIN

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    This is a thread for discussion of the article, Nightforce ATACR 4-16x42 F1 Review, By Scott Shreve. Here you can ask questions or make comments about the article.
     
  2. Sendero_Man

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    Thanks for posting this up. If anyone has questions, just let me know.
     
  3. B-P-UU

    B-P-UU Well-Known Member

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    Hi Scott,
    Based on some reading I did on SH, I know you spent some time with the Bushnell LRHS 4.5-18x44 when they were first released. I realize there is about $1k difference between the ATACR and LRHS, but I would be interested to hear your thoughts on these two scopes and how they compare. Thanks.
     
  4. Sendero_Man

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    I haven't compared them side to side yet. I'll try to do that after hunting season....
     
  5. snookntarpon

    snookntarpon Well-Known Member

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    Question to all here. I haven't compared side x side, but here is my story and i want to see if someone else has compared these to other glass.

    Was on a wheat field w my 4-16 Vortex Viper PST FFPx50mm
    As it got later in the evening i had to lower magnification to gather more light to be able to shoot. A few minutes later i did not have enough light to make out the silhouette of the deer. more than 10 minutes later a shot rang out from another field where a buddy was. He shoots this ATACR 4-16x42 F1 MOA

    Is it really that much brighter a scope?

    I understand that angle of the sun (setting) and if he was shooting towards brush or open field will affect shooting light, but i thought 10+ minutes was a long time...

    thoughts?
    SnT
     
  6. HARPERC

    HARPERC Well-Known Member

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    Circle back and read Broz's article on the original ATACR. If I recall he had some pictures through the scope addressing end of day shooting.

    I can say I've got the 4-16x F1, and the 5-25x SFP, and the glass is the best I've looked through.

    I haven't looked through all those out there, but I sure haven't found cause to look farther.