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#6465296 - 09/23/16 02:51 PM SHV vs XTR 2
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If you have experience and not hearsay with both what is your pick?

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#6465319 - 09/23/16 03:13 PM Re: SHV vs XTR 2 [Re: Brother in-law]
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I have the SHV and love it, the glass is great as the NXS but on a lighter build without some Bells and Whistles. I haven't compared it side by side with my Swaro's or Leuplods but the optics are great to me.. I have only had it to 100 yards, and haven't shot any matches where I have had to crank it up and down.

Its a little different from the Burris seeing as it has capped turrets but with the MOAR reticle you might not need them.

I "think" the Burris is a little heavier. I think either would make you happy, what are you putting it on???

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#6465480 - 09/23/16 05:35 PM Re: SHV vs XTR 2 [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Upgrading the glass on my mid weight 6.5

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#6465533 - 09/23/16 06:18 PM Re: SHV vs XTR 2 [Re: Brother in-law]
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I was in this situation not long ago. I ended up buying a used gen 1 vortex razor HD 5-20x50 and I like it a lot smile stir
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#6465626 - 09/23/16 07:54 PM Re: SHV vs XTR 2 [Re: Brother in-law]
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The Burris has some cool features, but the Nightforce glass smokes Burris glass. For a competition rifle, I'd pick the Burris. For target shooting and hunting, I'd take the NF. Step up to an NXS for the best of both worlds.
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Haha yea I polished that thing for hours.

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#6468242 - 09/25/16 10:01 PM Re: SHV vs XTR 2 [Re: Brother in-law]
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I run a Vortex PST and SHV F1 on my primary bolt guns. Dont have any experience with the Burris. The SHV glass is just as good as the NXS i had and it blows my PST away. I just wish they made the SHV F1 with 20+ magnification instead of just 14x.

Only bad thing I have to say about the SHV is that the illuminated reticle kinda sucks compared to my NXS and even the PST.

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#6472518 - 09/28/16 03:19 PM Re: SHV vs XTR 2 [Re: Brother in-law]
fracdaddy Offline
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Registered: 09/22/16
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nice rifle

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