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#6474084 - 09/29/16 05:14 PM SHV eye relief
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In my research of this scope, I read the eye relief is not all at great. Those that have this scope has eye relief been an issue or noticed ?

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#6474219 - 09/29/16 07:16 PM Re: SHV eye relief [Re: Brother in-law]
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Curious as well on user reports. The 4-14x50 F1 is intriguing. I've played with one in the hand but not shot with one.

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#6474229 - 09/29/16 07:21 PM Re: SHV eye relief [Re: Brother in-law]
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I love mine but to be honest, I had to mount it further back than usual on my F-Class rifle. But my LOP is really about 13", so most standard 14+" LOP guns are really too long for me. I judge the LOP when I hold my rifle in a standing position. Here are some pics of how I mounted mine. I can get a full FOV on 25X now.



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#6474246 - 09/29/16 07:37 PM Re: SHV eye relief [Re: Brother in-law]
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I've been to cabelas twice to fondle it, but as we all know all scopes look decent in the store. This scope is my leading candidate until I recently read about 2.8-3" eye relief.

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#6474348 - 09/29/16 08:44 PM Re: SHV eye relief [Re: Brother in-law]
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Probably not a good candidate to put on a .458 Lott, huh?






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#6474371 - 09/29/16 09:03 PM Re: SHV eye relief [Re: Brother in-law]
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That hurt

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#6474386 - 09/29/16 09:20 PM Re: SHV eye relief [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
I've been to cabelas twice to fondle it, but as we all know all scopes look decent in the store. This scope is my leading candidate until I recently read about 2.8-3" eye relief.


Looked through some on my range. The glass is nice. I want one.
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#6474395 - 09/29/16 09:26 PM Re: SHV eye relief [Re: Brother in-law]
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The SHV models of glass are some of my favorite. With the right reticle, they are very good and useful scopes.
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#6474422 - 09/29/16 09:45 PM Re: SHV eye relief [Re: FiremanJG]
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Eye relief wasn't an issue? Because I know you had it cranked up


Edited by Brother in-law (09/30/16 08:40 AM)

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#6474694 - 09/30/16 08:30 AM Re: SHV eye relief [Re: Brother in-law]
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I have the 4-14x50 F1 and haven't noticed. But I also have it on an AR10 with Magpul PRS stock so I have alot of adjustment available on my top rail and with stock. POrobably just never noticed the short eye relief.

Glass is great. I can't tell a difference from NXS glass. I just wish they would update the illuminated reticle and offer the FFP in higher magnification.

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#6474722 - 09/30/16 08:43 AM Re: SHV eye relief [Re: jeepercreeper]
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What height rings are y'all running?

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#6476422 - 10/01/16 08:38 PM Re: SHV eye relief [Re: Brother in-law]
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I think my NF are Med, but I will double check tomorrow
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#6476424 - 10/01/16 08:39 PM Re: SHV eye relief [Re: Brother in-law]
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I think my NF are Med, but I will double check tomorrow
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#6476443 - 10/01/16 08:49 PM Re: SHV eye relief [Re: Brother in-law]
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You gonna double post the answer, Buzz?

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#6476908 - 10/02/16 10:04 AM Re: SHV eye relief [Re: Brother in-law]
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Im running mine in a Larue mount so probably doesnt help you much.

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