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#6192993 - 02/21/16 09:22 AM Nikon scope
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Which would have the better glass? Prostaff 5 4.5-18x40 mil or Monarch 3 4-16x42 mil
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#6193012 - 02/21/16 09:43 AM Re: Nikon scope [Re: BassCat'99]
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I had a Monarch 4-16 for a time. It had good glass, though it did tend to flare badly when I looked toward the setting sun. I prefer Leupold and Vortex.

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#6193213 - 02/21/16 01:03 PM Re: Nikon scope [Re: BassCat'99]
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Monarch >>> Prostaff
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#6193220 - 02/21/16 01:10 PM Re: Nikon scope [Re: BassCat'99]
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Monarch. Go look through both and see if you think the glass worth the extra money.
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#6193418 - 02/21/16 04:34 PM Re: Nikon scope [Re: BassCat'99]
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Nikon's MONARCH 3 has the better glass over Nikon's PROSTAFF 5-7 Series of scopes. As for flare looking into a setting sun I think almost any scope will give you that. I have used a sunshade when hunting KS and looking West during the sun set with no problems. In case you did not know, Nikon currently has a big PROMO going on right now for their longrange scope's, some of the best deals of the year can be had at all levels. If you do decide to choose a BDC reticle and need help, drop me a note. Make sure you check out THF Sponsor's before buying your scope to see if they can help you out.

Here's a pic of a MONARCH 3 4-16x4 BDC I was using for a Nikon shooting event.


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#6194897 - 02/22/16 06:06 PM Re: Nikon scope [Re: BassCat'99]
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well I ordered the Monarch 3 4-16x42 mildot with side focus, think this should work really good on a field rifle.
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#6195078 - 02/22/16 07:56 PM Re: Nikon scope [Re: BassCat'99]
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Originally Posted By: BassCat'99
well I ordered the Monarch 3 4-16x42 mildot with side focus, think this should work really good on a field rifle.


Good glass, and a useful reticle, and you'll be business. up

Be great if Nikon would change the reticle to hashes, with a .5 mil smaller hash. Maybe in the future...
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#6201172 - 02/27/16 06:26 AM Re: Nikon scope [Re: BassCat'99]
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I don't use BDC type reticles but if I did it wouldn't be Nikon. I can see a hash much better than I can see the circle on Nikons.
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