I have 2 and wouldnt hesitate to get another one. Only thing I dont like is the weight. They are a bit heavy, but are well made. One of the best at tracking too. Returns to zero with no problems. Hard to beat for the money IMO.
Frank Galli has been testing the tracking of his students' scopes at the classes he teaches across the country. Results are in the link, results are in % (ie, scope dialed 10mils, actual travel was 9.9mils, scope would be 99%, if dialed 10mils and traveled 10.1 mils, it would score 101%). I think he said 2% Error was acceptable.
Below is the link to his full description of the testing and how to read the table. Also included the table so you can see if not a member over there.
In the Field Scope Tracking Test As many shooters have read in the Sniper’s Hide Forum, or have heard on the Everyday Sniper Podcast, during our precision rifle classes we removed and test scopes for tracking. The genesis behind this was twofold, first, we used to only accomplish this in our...
Judging by his independent results, the SHV, as well as the rest of the NF's, perform well.