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Old July 19, 2012, 12:23 PM   #1
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Nikon Pro Staff scope

I bought it from wally world for 149.00 and absolutely love it. Its a 3-9 x 40 and super bright, I can see my bullet holes in the target now without having to walk down range. Very easy to zero, I have only used it once so time will tell if it holds zero.
Does anyone else have one ?
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Old July 19, 2012, 01:34 PM   #2
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I do. Mine is the rim fire with BDC and 50yd parallax. I love it. Solid on my .17 HMR out to 200yds on prairie dog size targets.

I actually think it is clearer than my Leupold gold bring 3x9x40. But does not have as good of depth of field.

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Old July 20, 2012, 08:41 AM   #3
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They are a decent scope. The least expensive I'd recommend. The glass is clear and they do seem to hold up well enough. But there are other features on a scope that are worth a little more money to me. They are too heavy to suit me ane with very short eye relief. You often get a large black ring around the edge of the scope when looking through them. Sorta like looking through a round cardboard tube. There are other scopes that only leave a very thin black line with the image through the scope clear and sharp right up to that thin black ring. Makes it much easier to find your target quickly and shoot with both eyes open.

But for someone on a budget of less than $200 they, along with the Redfield are my top picks.
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Old July 22, 2012, 11:37 PM   #4
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I have two.

One is on a Remington 700 .30-06, and I like it.

The other was on my BAR 7mmMag. That one I don't like so much. It isn't the scope, it's the combo of the scope and where the receiver is tapped. First shot, tagged myself in the eyebrow with the scope.

I may try to modify the mount, but for now it's a no-go on my BAR.
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Old July 23, 2012, 01:36 PM   #5
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I have the Nikon Prostaff 3-9x40 on some high rise mounts. Works great on my ar. At first it wasnt holding zero, I notices mount screw would loosen, used some loktite blue and they havent moved since. For the price cant be beat. IMHO
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Old July 23, 2012, 04:37 PM   #6
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how do you guys like the milspec reticals ? Hpow do you like the spot on program ?
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Old July 25, 2012, 06:54 PM   #7
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I have one with the BDC on my Remington 597 and love it!
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Old July 25, 2012, 08:10 PM   #8
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Mine is BDC.

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Old July 26, 2012, 12:40 AM   #9
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I have the BDC, but haven't had the rifle at a range longer than 200 yds.

Zeroed at 100yds, the first drop worked pretty well at 200, as advertised.
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Old July 26, 2012, 12:53 AM   #10
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I have the 50mm objective version.

The image really is crystal clear: as expected with Nikon optics.

Mine is zero'd to 25m on my .22 and I hope to put the BDC reticle to greater effect when I go back to the range.
It seems very intuitive to use and the times I've looked at the Spot-On program and it looks very useful!
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Old July 26, 2012, 02:20 AM   #11
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The ProStaff is Nikon's entry level product line and pretty decent for the money. This ranking guide will help put them in perspective.
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