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#5585505 - 02/05/15 09:31 PM Nightforce NXS NP-R1 reticle focus
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I bought another nightforce (NP R1) and I'm having a hard time focusing it to get the reticle to appear. Anyone have a trick to focus the reticle to where it appears better. I have the MOAR and the reticle appears more visible than the NP R1 or is the NP R1 just a thinner reticle?

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#5585667 - 02/05/15 11:19 PM Re: Nightforce NXS NP-R1 reticle focus [Re: spg]
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The easiest way to focus the reticle is to hold the rifle up to a blue sky and focus it that way. I dial up to max magnification, and dial in the reticle this way. It will eliminate any parallax issue when looking at a certain distance. Also, make sure you have your eye relief in the correct position to get the focus. I had one NF scope that was more difficult to get to focus than the others.
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#5585707 - 02/06/15 12:01 AM Re: Nightforce NXS NP-R1 reticle focus [Re: spg]
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Thanks Chad, I'll give it a try.

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#5591878 - 02/09/15 11:34 PM Re: Nightforce NXS NP-R1 reticle focus [Re: spg]
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What Chad said and dial the focus/parallax to infinity.

The eyepiece may take lots of revs to come into focus as it has a very fine thread pitch, but stay with it.

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#5592299 - 02/10/15 10:14 AM Re: Nightforce NXS NP-R1 reticle focus [Re: jeffbird]
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^^What they said^^
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