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Nightforce or Kahles ?? #8241195 04/18/21 04:26 PM
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Over all which one??

Nightforce NX8 4-32

Nightforce NXS 8-32

Kahles K 10-50x56 MOAK Riflescope 10598

This will be for shooting at tiny things a long way off

Cant afford March or the ATACR


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Re: Nightforce or Kahles ?? [Re: Buzzsaw] #8241246 04/18/21 05:28 PM
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If this is for prairie dogs or ground squirrels, you're unlikely to be able to use much magnification over 16x due to mirage. I've shot lots of them in Montana and Wyoming, and the wind never seems to stop,

The Nightforce scopes are rugged as a tnk and they track very well, if you're the type that spins turrets a lot.


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Re: Nightforce or Kahles ?? [Re: Buzzsaw] #8241387 04/18/21 08:53 PM
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Its for target comps, F-Class, LR Steel, mostly, (1K yards max)

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Re: Nightforce or Kahles ?? [Re: Buzzsaw] #8241399 04/18/21 09:11 PM
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Someone yesterday had a 10-50 Sightron on a rifle. No idea who, never placed the rifle with a shooter. It’s another option to consider. I believe they are Japanese and have been on the market a good while.



I would pick Kahles, just because I want one.

Re: Nightforce or Kahles ?? [Re: Buzzsaw] #8241406 04/18/21 09:17 PM
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I've owned both and I love both. The Kahles glass is just amazing, so I would probably pick it, but you can't wrong with either one.


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Take a look at the Nightforce Competition 15-55 is purely a target scope.


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Re: Nightforce or Kahles ?? [Re: Big Fitz] #8241485 04/18/21 10:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Big Fitz
Take a look at the Nightforce Competition 15-55 is purely a target scope.

Is this what you have on your Dasher?


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Re: Nightforce or Kahles ?? [Re: Buzzsaw] #8241493 04/18/21 10:51 PM
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Buzz, There's a used March 10-60 x 52 on Accurate Shooters for $1800.

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Vortex Golden Eagle, 15-60x and 1/8 MOA, (YES BUZZ, MOA!).


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That March for $1800 is a deal..

Out of what you listed I’d pick the Kahles as a first choice the nx8 as a second choice.

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Originally Posted by P_102
Vortex Golden Eagle, 15-60x and 1/8 MOA, (YES BUZZ, MOA!).


I have these on my rigs. All have tested out well. Get the enhanced reticle.

But of what you have listed the Kahles.


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Re: Nightforce or Kahles ?? [Re: Buzzsaw] #8241611 04/19/21 12:37 AM
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The most important question you should be asking, Buzz, is “which has the best re-sale value?”


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I have the 2-20 mrad and am enjoying so far about 4 months old. I will say a guy I shoot with runs k series and owns quite a few 6-24 and they are very nice. I’d say glass is on par with Atacr. The nx8 is no slouch though to me it is a twin to razr Gen II glass wise. All scopes mentioned have excellent turrets imo. FYI I see 8-32 atacr’s in moa often at a solid discount on LRH.com


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Originally Posted by Buzzsaw
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Take a look at the Nightforce Competition 15-55 is purely a target scope.

Is this what you have on your Dasher?


Yep


Originally Posted by KRoyal
Sounds like a nice stick Fitz.
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NF is tougher, Kahles is optically superior


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$2654,+ Tax + $9.99, shipping is the best I can find on the Kahles right now

NX8 and the NXS, quite a bit less.

Not to be a snob, well ok...never a Vortex shall ride a rifle of mine.

I do like the New Sightrons with the zero stop but they are hard to find

Any "used" optic scares the he77 out of me unless it is sold by a reputable place like Cameraland.

I have plenty of time to shop thanks to McMillan

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Buzz, I buy used high end glass all the time. Never got a bad scope yet.
Most people that drop $2500 - $4000 on a scope take care of their gear, and most companies will warranty their scopes if you ever have an issue.

I bought a used Swarovski 4-16x50 scope many years ago. I got it for less than half of what it cost new, and used it on 6 different rifles. It stopped holding zero, so I called Swarovski and told them that I bought it used. They sent me a shipping label, and repaired / rebuilt the entire scope for free.

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Buzz, didn't you own, or don't you own an NX8 already?

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I wonder what he is building now. scratch





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Originally Posted by Jgraider
Buzz, didn't you own, or don't you own an NX8 already?

yes, I may use it


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Re: Nightforce or Kahles ?? [Re: Buzzsaw] #8245867 04/22/21 08:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Buzzsaw
Originally Posted by Jgraider
Buzz, didn't you own, or don't you own an NX8 already?

yes, I may use it


I have a US Optics LR17 I’m trying to sell on the trading Post. I know it’s not NF or Kahles, but it’s definitely in the same high end tier. Just wanted to let you know as you seem to be looking to swap somethings around.

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FiremanJG made me buy a Nightforce. I wasn't willing to spend on the ATACR, so I ended up with an NX8. 4-32 F1 with MIL-XT. I like it.


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Originally Posted by Mickey Moose
FiremanJG made me buy a Nightforce. I wasn't willing to spend on the ATACR, so I ended up with an NX8. 4-32 F1 with MIL-XT. I like it.


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I want to walk through it and shoot


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