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Old June 5, 2012, 04:32 PM   #1
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Nikon Pro Staff scope

What are your opinions on the Nikon pro staff scope ?
What is the pluses and minuses ?
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Old June 5, 2012, 05:07 PM   #2
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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.
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Old June 6, 2012, 07:01 AM   #3
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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.
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Old June 6, 2012, 07:52 AM   #4
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Do you think it will hold up on an AR 15 5.56 cal ?
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Old June 6, 2012, 09:42 AM   #5
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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.
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Old June 6, 2012, 11:52 AM   #6
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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.
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Here's a pic of my father in law with my .308 and PROSTAFF scope.
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Old June 6, 2012, 12:12 PM   #7
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Thanks for the replies, I am going to buy one at walmart for 169.00
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