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#2715301 - 01/09/12 08:24 PM Re: Nikon monarch [Re: mathews338]
danny1975
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I needed the bdc and the zeiss is 552.
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#2715320 - 01/09/12 08:35 PM Re: Nikon monarch [Re: danny1975]
Wes Parrish
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 Originally Posted By: danny1975
I needed the bdc . . . . .

Just wondering why the bdc is important to you?

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#2715321 - 01/09/12 08:35 PM Re: Nikon monarch [Re: danny1975]
mathews338
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Oh, the one I found was not bdc but for that price I'm thinking about getting it anyway.
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#2715403 - 01/09/12 09:34 PM Re: Nikon monarch [Re: Wes Parrish]
danny1975
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 Originally Posted By: Wes Parrish
 Originally Posted By: danny1975
I needed the bdc . . . . .

Just wondering why the bdc is important to you?
I'm hunting cutovers and it helps me alot shooting 300 yards lol

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#2715559 - 01/10/12 05:28 AM Re: Nikon monarch [Re: danny1975]
Greenhead
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I have one and I love it. The BDC reticle gets in my way. I wish they had a green dot.
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#2715602 - 01/10/12 06:42 AM Re: Nikon monarch [Re: Greenhead]
280longshot
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Just my opinion. I also have the BDC on a couple of my scopes, I don't think it's needed if you are only shooting out to 300yrs. Sight in at 200 and you should only be 7.5-8inches low at 300.
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#2715803 - 01/10/12 10:20 AM Re: Nikon monarch [Re: 280longshot]
Wes Parrish
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 Originally Posted By: 280longshot
Just my opinion. I also have the BDC on a couple of my scopes, I don't think it's needed if you are only shooting out to 300yrs. Sight in at 200 and you should only be 7.5-8inches low at 300.

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MOST experienced/accomplished extreme long-range shooters I know seem to prefer turret adjustments over the BDC. One of the best long-range shooters I know (who is also an accomplished deer hunter) perfers his long-range deer rifles sighted in at 300 yards, using a standard duplex type reticle. He's says with the 300-yd sight-in, it's a "chip-shot" (for him) out to 400 yards, and he wouldn't take a shot much past 300 anyway. But then we're talking about a guy who spends several hours monthly shooting at 300 yards.

Part of why a 300-yd sight-in could be more appealing is simply because it gives you less to think about, just knowing that holding about 1/3 of the way up from the bottom of a deer's chest, you have nothing farther to think about regarding yardage out to 300 yards. Especially if you don't plan to take a shot over 300 yards anyway.

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#2716757 - 01/10/12 10:50 PM Re: Nikon monarch [Re: Wes Parrish]
danny1975
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Thanks for all the info
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#2717543 - 01/11/12 04:49 PM Re: Nikon monarch [Re: danny1975]
Ahuntin1
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burris fullfield II in 4.5-14x42 is a good one that has the ticks. I can easily shoot to 600 yds with mine on a 300wsm.
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#2717582 - 01/11/12 05:20 PM Re: Nikon monarch [Re: Ahuntin1]
danny1975
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i look at burris, seem like a good quality scope, the most I probably shoot 400 tops in a 3006. i want to get a timney or jewell trigger and take the pull down to a lb or 1.5 lb
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