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Is Nightforce NXS 5.5-22×56 Riflescope Worth The Money?

When we talk about Nightforce, it is always worth the money you spend! When it comes the Nightforce NXS 5.5-22×56 riflescope, it is one of those models that is packed with Velocity 1000 reticle. This rifle scope features a 56mm objective lens that gives crystal clear picture with great resolution, irrespective of the magnification range.

This Nightforce illuminated riflescope accepts wide magnifications and provides results with great accuracy. The 5.5 power of this Nightforce riflescope is sufficient for close range shots. Furthermore, the Nightforce NXS 5.5-22×56 is waterproof and weather-resistant. With the titanium beta erector spring, this Nightforce illuminated riflescope offers more spring pressure as compared to other scopes. This Nightforce riflescope also has great optical integrity.

The NXS line of scopes has the most advanced field tactical scopes ever produced. The wide magnification factor of the 5.5-22 series allows precision accuracy at the longest ranges, yet at 5.5 power remains highly effective for shots at close ranges. Nightforce was the first company committed to perfecting extreme magnification variable power scopes and their years of experience perfecting long-range optics is evident in every scope they build.


Nightforce NXS 5.5-22×56 is the ultimate long range scope. Its 56mm objective lens provides maximum clarity and resolution across the entire magnification range. The most advanced field tactical scopes ever produced, the wide magnification factor of our 5.5-22 series allows precision accuracy at the longest ranges, yet at 5.5 power remains highly effective for shots at close ranges. Illuminated reticles are standard with every Nightforce scope. Waterproof, fogproof and shockproof Nightforce scopes are covered by Nightforce Limited Lifetime Warranty.


Here are the features of Nightforce NXS 5.5-22×56:

  • Magnification Range: 5.5X to 22X
  • Objective Diameter: 56mm
  • Tube Size/Mount: 30mm
  • Length/Weight: 32 oz.
  • Field Of View: 17.5 ft @ 5.5X; 4.7 ft @ 22X
  • Eye Relief: 3.9”
  • Turret Adjustment/Click Value: 0.25 MOA
  • Elevation/Windage Adjustment Range: 100 MOA/ 60 MOA
  • Zero Stop: No
  • Reticle: NP-R1
  • Reticle Illumination: Yes
  • Reticle Focal Plane: Second – non magnifying
  • Scope Finish: Matte Black
  • Warranty: Nightforce Limited Lifetime

I have always preferred Nightforce when it came to scopes. This Nightforce Velocity Reticle review is to help those fellas out who are still in two minds about buying it. And trust me, the Nightforce NXS 5.5-22×56 is perfectly worth all that money.

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About Mark Griffin

Hi, This is Mark Griffin, a professional camp instructor, a passionate hunter and wildlife enthusiast. I like to travel & participate in hunting events across the country and abroad. I have been reloading, shooting and hunting for over 15 years now. Beside, a professional Camp Instructor, I am an avid blogger and freelance writer. Plenty of my blogs/articles have been featured on popular hunting forums and web magazines. When not hunting, photographing, writing, or spending time with my 'kiddos', I usually try to master wildlife painting!
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