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11/9/2018 9:21:38 PM
Posted: 8/12/2018 11:02:45 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/12/2018 11:08:13 AM EST by brucers99]
Looking to replace my NXS 1-4 on my 5.56 SPR. What are some good updated choices?
Link Posted: 8/12/2018 12:23:30 PM EST
Save another few months and get an ATACR 1-8.
Best 'SPR' reticle in an LVPO imo.
Link Posted: 8/12/2018 3:18:55 PM EST
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Originally Posted By HunterKiller86:
Save another few months and get an ATACR 1-8.
Best 'SPR' reticle in an LVPO imo.
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True statement. For SPR.
I actually prefer the NX8 reticle for a usable 1-8x
Link Posted: 8/12/2018 3:24:58 PM EST
The NX8 is what I went with. The ATACR is just too much for what you get, its getting solidly into NOD territory, and night vision trumps LPVOs.

I like the NX8 quite a bit, I've settle on it after the Trij1-8, the Trij VCOG, the Vudu, the Vortex, the USO offerings, Leupolds Mk6 and the Mk8... I've played with most of them out there.
Link Posted: 8/12/2018 4:01:45 PM EST
Swarovski Z6i/Z8i.

It is hands down the best glass I have ever used for a LPVO. It is a SFP optic though, so if you want FFP I would recommend NX8 because it's really the only game in town anymore.

Link Posted: 8/13/2018 6:21:51 AM EST
Since Swaro 1-6 is mentioned. Kahles K16i is worth a look too!
Link Posted: 8/13/2018 8:06:17 AM EST
[Last Edit: 8/13/2018 10:12:21 AM EST by AWDeity]
Z8i isn't tactical but it is amazing in every way

My K16i leaves me want for nothing
Link Posted: 8/13/2018 6:50:28 PM EST
Originally Posted By brucers99:
Looking to replace my NXS 1-4 on my 5.56 SPR. What are some good updated choices?
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Since you already have a Nightforce NXS scope, have you looked at the Nightforce NX8 1-8x?

Link Posted: 8/14/2018 9:19:17 AM EST
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Originally Posted By Sniper3142:

Since you already have a Nightforce NXS scope, have you looked at the Nightforce NX8 1-8x?

https://media.mwstatic.com/product-images/880x660/Primary/138/138328.jpg
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I have, but I haven't handled one or used one. Are they nice? What are the downsides?
Link Posted: 8/14/2018 9:57:22 AM EST
I have every scope mentioned in this thread and many others. I honestly like my Swarovski Z6i best. Z8i would be a great option too. I like the Swarovski best because of the reticle (I like it better than my Kahles) and it's second focal plane. I personally don't care for first focal plane AR scopes like the Nightforce.
Link Posted: 8/14/2018 8:50:26 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/14/2018 8:54:18 PM EST by beatsAstick]
VCOG. Light and VERY durable. That matters.
Link Posted: 8/14/2018 9:57:43 PM EST
just my experience but i labored over which LPV to get, tried a couple and one day i came to the conclusion that my primary use was on 1x.

once i figured that out, the trijicon accupoint won. started with a tr24. next will be the 1-6x. really like the german #4 in my tr24. triangle should be good too though.

now for my next project, to find the perfect 1-8x that works best on 8x.....
Link Posted: 8/15/2018 12:58:38 AM EST
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Originally Posted By beatsAstick:
VCOG. Light and VERY durable. That matters.
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Light? It's literally one of the heaviest 1-6's out there. Without a mount, it's like a MK6 WITH a mount. As to durable, none of the data I've seen on it suggests that except for Trijicon's website.
Link Posted: 8/15/2018 1:02:42 AM EST
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Originally Posted By AWDeity:
Z8i isn't tactical but it is amazing in every way

My K16i leaves me want for nothing
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Agreed. I've had mine for years now and it still impresses me every time I take it out.
Link Posted: 8/15/2018 7:03:19 PM EST
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Originally Posted By JohnDough:

Light? It's literally one of the heaviest 1-6's out there. Without a mount, it's like a MK6 WITH a mount. As to durable, none of the data I've seen on it suggests that except for Trijicon's website.
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Beat me to it. It's built like a tank and it shows on the scale.
Link Posted: 8/15/2018 8:20:58 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/15/2018 8:28:58 PM EST by beatsAstick]
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Originally Posted By JohnDough:

Light? It's literally one of the heaviest 1-6's out there. Without a mount, it's like a MK6 WITH a mount. As to durable, none of the data I've seen on it suggests that except for Trijicon's website.
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I thought it's 21oz. with the mount? That's what I remembered hearing(MrGnG I think), but it's 23.3 without the mount or battery. Planned on buying it next. Maybe that NF will get the call. They have good warranties and service?
Link Posted: 8/16/2018 3:46:10 PM EST
Primary Arms Platinum 1-8x ACSS
Link Posted: 8/16/2018 5:27:25 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/16/2018 9:22:31 PM EST by marcos128]
Link Posted: 8/17/2018 3:06:14 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/17/2018 3:06:35 PM EST by -WhiteFang-]
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Originally Posted By Donster_125:
Primary Arms Platinum 1-8x ACSS
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This. For DMR/SPR usage, reticle design is important. Nothing else even comes close to the ACSS.

Wait for the Griffin MIL platinum 1-8.
Link Posted: 8/17/2018 5:30:28 PM EST
I love this forum...you always get more suggestions than you know what to do with!
Link Posted: 8/19/2018 10:20:28 AM EST
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Originally Posted By -WhiteFang-:

This. For DMR/SPR usage, reticle design is important. Nothing else even comes close to the ACSS.

Wait for the Griffin MIL platinum 1-8.
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What is the ETA for the Griffin MIL platinum 1-8?
Link Posted: 8/19/2018 11:10:55 AM EST
Why a 1X on an SPR??

If it's an SPR I'd go with something in the 2.5-10 range at a minimum, would prefer something in the 14-18 top end range.
Link Posted: 8/19/2018 11:21:13 AM EST
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Originally Posted By hondaf17:

What is the ETA for the Griffin MIL platinum 1-8?
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Sadly the ETA is Q4. But IMO the Griffin Platinum will be worth it.

Link Posted: 8/19/2018 12:19:37 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/19/2018 12:19:57 PM EST by Joker1713]
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Originally Posted By Donster_125:
Primary Arms Platinum 1-8x ACSS
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This; mine is great. I currently have it on a Noveske Recce, but will move it to a 308 gas gun as soon as I figure out which one I’m getting.
Link Posted: 8/19/2018 4:00:01 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/19/2018 4:00:17 PM EST by BoxofRox]
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Originally Posted By samuse:
Why a 1X on an SPR??

If it's an SPR I'd go with something in the 2.5-10 range at a minimum, would prefer something in the 14-18 top end range.
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Yup, PST gen2 2-10x would be a fine choice.
Link Posted: 8/19/2018 5:05:00 PM EST
GETTEN code gets you another 10% off right now at OP

That puts the March 1-8 shorty under your target $ and the March 1-10 just above.
Link Posted: 8/21/2018 9:04:12 PM EST
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Originally Posted By samuse:
Why a 1X on an SPR??

If it's an SPR I'd go with something in the 2.5-10 range at a minimum, would prefer something in the 14-18 top end range.
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Personally, I’ve always viewed the SPR as a true RECCE in terms of performance and capabilities.

I think a 1-8x is ideal for it because it will allow someone to run and gun and reach out.

If one were to build a super heavyweight, bull barrel, A2 stock with a 20-24” barrel, then I think a 2.5-10.

But at that point, get an AR10 in my honest opinion.
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