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Thread: Advice please Nikon monarch Redfield etc

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    Advice please Nikon monarch Redfield etc

    Looking at upgrading my Leupold v1 3x9x40 and minox zv3 to a Nikon I had a look at at the gun shop the other day, the Leupold I'm not a huge fan of as I lose the cross hairs when focusing on a target, maybe it's my eyes don't know.? But had a squiz through the nikon monarch the other day and it seemed real nice. I want it to match a howa mini m1500 223 just after some advice and opinions cheers
    Tldr:: want new scope to suit how 1500 233 advice please

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blisters View Post
    Looking at upgrading my Leupold v1 3x9x40 and minox zv3 to a Nikon I had a look at at the gun shop the other day, the Leupold I'm not a huge fan of as I lose the cross hairs when focusing on a target, maybe it's my eyes don't know.? But had a squiz through the nikon monarch the other day and it seemed real nice. I want it to match a howa mini m1500 223 just after some advice and opinions cheers
    Tldr:: want new scope to suit how 1500 233 advice please

    make sure you focus whatever scope you get for your eyes, makes a big difference
    From the Leupold Manual
    FOCUSING THE RETICLE
    Secure the scope and firearm in a firm rest
    . Safely point
    the scope at a light colored background
    .
    1 . If the eyepiece has a lockring, grasp the eyepiece
    with your hand and rotate counterclockwise until the
    lock is loose
    .
    2 . Look through the scope while pointed at a light
    colored background
    . Look away every so often to
    relax your eye between focus checks
    . Rotate the
    eyepiece and recheck focus repeatedly until the
    reticle is sharp
    .
    3 . If your eyepiece has a lockring, retighten the lockring
    against the eyepiece .

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    I have a Nikon Monarch 3-12x42. Very nice scope to use, I really like it.
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    The Nikons have nice glass. If you are going for anything above 10x don't get the BDC as its a bit thick with the higher mags.

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    Another plus for the Nikon Monarch, I have two a 12 power and a 14, both BDC, the BDC works surprisingly well, just put the 3x12x42 on my new .358 win, no problems to hit the gongs at 300 and 400m, good scope for the price.

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    Forgot to say this is the kind of shooting I am doing, i want to try push my shots out a bit further too Name:  20170429_131301.jpg
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    That pic is normally the right way up, it shows goats on the ridge

 

 

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