The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Skunkworks > Gear and Accessories

Thread Tools
Old June 5, 2012, 04:32 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: January 10, 2012
Posts: 2,518
Nikon Pro Staff scope

What are your opinions on the Nikon pro staff scope ?
What is the pluses and minuses ?
rebs is offline  
Old June 5, 2012, 05:07 PM   #2
Senior Member
Join Date: November 6, 2005
Posts: 766
Love mine. It's on my Remington 597, the glass is clear and bright. I can't think of any real negatives but it is being used on a 22lr semi auto rifle, I don't know how it well it would work on a higher power gun.
bbqbob51 is offline  
Old June 6, 2012, 07:01 AM   #3
Senior Member
Join Date: September 27, 2004
Posts: 4,252
I have the 2~8X32 Monarch on a centrfire 30 caliber & love it. Its actually a little better than a comparable Leupold in some minor ways. The lower range models won't be quite that god, but the older 3~9X40 ProStaff I had worked fine as well.

If I really think I can find 2 minor things that might be better, neither of which would stop me buying another one. The turrets are a tad bulky, & bI wish Nikon would actually release the target type turret knobs they've been offering for a long time but never delivering.
Allan Quatermain: “Automatic rifles. Who in God's name has automatic rifles”?

Elderly Hunter: “That's dashed unsporting. Probably Belgium.”

Last edited by wogpotter; June 6, 2012 at 11:18 AM.
wogpotter is offline  
Old June 6, 2012, 07:52 AM   #4
Senior Member
Join Date: January 10, 2012
Posts: 2,518
Do you think it will hold up on an AR 15 5.56 cal ?
rebs is offline  
Old June 6, 2012, 09:42 AM   #5
Senior Member
Join Date: January 27, 2010
Location: AR
Posts: 1,374
I have a prostaff scope on a 7mm Mag. Fired at least 200 rounds thru it with the Nikon mounted to it. The scope is a bargain.
chiefr is offline  
Old June 6, 2012, 11:52 AM   #6
Senior Member
Join Date: August 29, 2010
Location: N. Texas
Posts: 116

Reb., It will hold up to 5.56/.223 or whatever else you want to use it on. I took a PROSTAFF 3-9 BDC that I have, mounted it on my Brown Precision .375 H&H and talked 3 buddies into shooting 3 20 round boxes of shells. Absolutely zero issues with the scope. My buddies shoulders were a tad tweaked, but the scope functioned as I knew it would.
I am currently using 2 PROSTAFF 3-12 BDC's on my .308 and my son's .308 bolt avtion rifle.
Drop me a note with any questions.

Here's a pic of my father in law with my .308 and PROSTAFF scope.
Nikon Pro Staff
bman940 is offline  
Old June 6, 2012, 12:12 PM   #7
Senior Member
Join Date: January 10, 2012
Posts: 2,518
Thanks for the replies, I am going to buy one at walmart for 169.00
rebs is offline  

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:22 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2015 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent:
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.08362 seconds with 9 queries