Need? No. The reticle works just fine without them during the day or even I guess on a bright night. The reticle will not light without them, however, like the Trijicons.When they say all reticles are illuminated do they mean that every NF scope needs batteries.
The diameter of each of the circles in the bottom of the reticle is 9" at max power at the stated ranges.Also can someone explain the NP-1RR Reticle to me? Way too busy reticle. Thank you gents
I'd go Mk4
It matches the NXS in every way that matters, (except zero-stop) and;
It's lower mounting
The eyepiece dosen't turn with power changes
Alumina accessories(like the best flip-up covers ever made)
Get it custom here: Leupold Mark 4 8.5-25x50mm LR/T M1 Illuminated Reticle Long Range Tactical Rifle Scope Personalized by Leupold Custom Shop FREE S&H LU-RS-M4-85-25x50-LRTM1-IL-Custom-61990, LU-RS-M4-85-25x50-LRTM1-IL-Custom-60065.
And if you're not even familiar with mils, or mildots, then it doesn't make sense to challenge yourself in that regard.
The Leupy has MK lV has 70 MOA of adjustment and the Nightforce has 100 MOA of adjustment. The Nightforce is rated for 1250 G's bothe positive and negetive
The Nightforce is a rock solid scope that will serve you well. The adjustments are positive and precise and are true MOA and not IPHY