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Nightforce Optics Announces NX8 Family of Riflescopes

The following is a Press Release from Nightforce Optics:

New 8 Power Series Kicks Off with a True 1x Capable Optic

Lavonia, GA, U.S. – (December 15, 2017) Nightforce® Optics, leading manufacturer and marketer of premium sport optics and related products including riflescopes, spotting scopes, and accessories, today introduced a completely new category of optics to their line of finely crafted and durable riflescopes. The state-of-the-art NX8™ series is built upon the legendary NXS™ family of riflescopes, well-known for their robustness and battle-proven design. Applying the latest technology and scientific advancements in optics, Nightforce designed the new NX8.
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The first riflescope unveiled in the NX8 family is the new NX8 1-8×24 F1 optic. Specifically designed for short -to medium-range shooting, the compact NX8 1-8×24 F1 riflescope delivers trusted Nightforce performance to virtually any rifle platform, and boasts true 1x capability.
“Constructing such a small riflescope to surpass the performance of most larger scopes entails a solid commitment to innovation and optical technology,” said Nightforce Director of Sales and Marketing, Gordon Myers.
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“The compact NX8 1-8×24 F1 has true 1x magnification and a daylight visible reticle with multiple brightness settings, it is versatile enough to use at close ranges, plus, has extraordinary capability at far reaching distances” stated North America Sales Manager, Alan Stilwell. “The NX8 1-8×24 F1 conserves valuable real estate on your rifle at only 8.75 inches in length, and weighs just 17 ounces,” Stilwell added. “Put it on your competition rifle for 3-gun, or use it for a variety of shooting disciplines; the NX8 1-8×24 F1 is also robust enough for professional use.”
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As targets increase in distance, the intelligent FC-MIL™ or FC-MOA™ first focal plane reticle options provide precise hold points. For those preferring to dial for long shots, the turrets feature Nightforce ZeroStop® elevation-adjustable technology with windage limiter, allowing for a rapid return to absolute zero regardless of any previous elevation adjustments. Adjustments are a true .2 Mil-Radian or .50 MOA. And, to aid in fast magnification adjustments, the Power Throw Lever (PTL) is included.
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On display at SHOT Show 2018, in Las Vegas, NV, the compact and lightweight Nightforce NX8 1-8×24 F1 adds flexibility to your shooting options with fast target acquisition at a variety of distances. Please visit us in booth #20449.
NIGHTFORCE NX8 1-8×24 F1 SPECIFICATIONS:
  • Focal plane: First
  • Objective outer diameter: 30 mm
  • Exit pupil diameter: 1x: 7.9 mm | 8x: 3 mm
  • Field of view @ 100 yards/100 meters: 1x: 106 ft. | 1x: 32 m
  • Eye relief:  3.75″ | 95.3 mm
  • Internal adjustment range for MOA: e: 100 | w: 100
  • Internal adjustment range for MIL-RADIAN: e: 30 | w: 30
  • Click value: .5 MOA | .2 MIL-RADIAN
  • Parallax adjustment: Fixed at 125 m
  • Tube diameter: 1.18″/30 mm
  • Eyepiece outer diameter: 40 mm
  • Overall length (in/mm): 8.75/222
  • Weight (oz/g): 17/482
  • Mounting length (in/mm): 5.7/144
  • PTL (Power Throw Lever): Standard
  • Reticles available: FC-MOA™/FC-MIL™
  • Illumination: Daylight visible, externally adjustable
  • Elevation Feature: ZeroStop®
  • MSRP: $1,750
For information on the new Nightforce NX8 1-8×24 F1 riflescope, click here.

Build Breakdown #5 Fightlite SCR

The following are the ingredients to put together the following pictured rifle built around the Fightlite Industries SCR platform.

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Fightlite Industries SCR Lower Receiver Assembly
Fortis Manufacturing Billet Upper Receiver
Fortis Manufacturing 16″ Night Rail
Gemtech 5.56mm Patrolman Suppressor
Vortex Optics 1-4x Viper PST Scope
Bobro Engineering Precision Optic Mount
Magpul EMAG (30 Round) Magazine
Magpod

FightLite SCR Rifle with Gemtech Patrolman 5.56mm Suppressor 015-1000

SHOT Show 2014 – Burris Optics AR-1X

Burris Optics AR-1X
Burris Optics AR-1X

For 2014, Burris introduced the new AR-1X Prism Sight for fast CQB shooting in competition or tactical environments.  Featuring a highly visible reticle suitable for CQB operations, it also provides trajectory compensation out to 600 yards.  The illuminated reticle is available in red, green, or black.  The black reticle is functional with or without battery power.  The AR-1X runs on a single AA battery with a 1,000 hour runtime and is night vision compatible.  The AR-1X retail price is to be determined.

For more information visit, http://www.burrisoptics.com/.

SHOT Show 2014 – Trijicon

Trijicon VCOG
Trijicon VCOG

 

New for Trijicon in 2014 is their Variable Combat Optical Gunsight, or VCOG, which has a 1-6x range and continues the tradition of rugged capability expected from Trijicon.  The VCOG has seven different FFP reticle choices, functions on a single AA battery for a continuous 700 hours of operation, and is rail mounted.

The VCOG offers 6 brightness settings with off settings between each brightness setting.  The first VCOG model to be introduced will be the 5.56 77 gr model, with 7.62 175 gr and 300BLK models to follow.  The VCOG retails for $2,800.00.

For more information visit, http://www.trijicon.com, or call 1-800-338-0563.