The Nightforce SHV 4-14×56 riflescope is aimed directly at varmitting and shooting market fields as the name indicates. The optic is loaded with premium features and comes with the renowned Nightforce durability and warranty. You can have it for less than $ 1,000 for the non-illuminated model.
The Nightforce SHV 4-14×56 Riflescope Overview
It’s built on a single-piece scope body, contains a 30mm main tube plus a 56 mm objective lens. It has a magnification range of 4-14x, ¼ MOA click adjustments for windage control and adjustments with a total of 100 MOA of elevation together with 70 MOA windage. All this comes in a 14.8” long package weighing either 26.9 for non-illuminated model, or 28.5 ounces with illumination. The 2nd focal plane reticle options are provided currently; the perfect MOAR or the new IHR reticle.
The specification makes a successful package. The main tube lets Nightforce provide generous amount of windage adjustment and internal elevation. Designing scope with 56mm objective certainly pleases the big game hunting crowd and the varmint as more light available is going to be allowed to enter the scope, providing a brighter image during the crucial dusk and dawn periods when critters are likely to be more active. Its magnification range is suited perfectly to the job. The low end of magnification range is ideal for those periods when maximum field of view is needed like hunting in thick timber, or hunting still along river bottoms. On the other hand, the high end is also enough for long range shooting and hunting, letting precise holds on the target or quarry. It has the specifications to deliver, on all levels.
Nightforce SHV 4-14×56 MOAR rings were mounted first to the base of the scope and torque to 65 inch pounds. After the scope was set in the lower half of the rings, getting the perfect eye relief, and making sure the scope was level with the action of the rifle, the rings top half were torqued down to 15 inch pounds. Then there was enough amount of clearance between the scope objective bell and heavy contour barrel to still fit the excellent bikini scope covers to safeguard the lenses. With the mounted scope, all you have to do is to wait winter weather to provide you with enough decent day to perform some thorough evaluation. But its evaluation indicated a perfect riflescope well designed for its job.
Summary Of Nightforce SHV 4-14×56 Riflescope Specifications
The Nightforce SHV 4-14×56 MOAR riflescope, with Non – Illuminated MOAR reticle contains a parallax adjustments, from 25 meters to infinity
- Manufacturer Part No C522
- Scope weight of 28.5 oz
- Scope length of 14.8”
- Magnification range of 4-16x
- Scope Objective Diameter of 56mm
- Scope Tube Size or Mount of 30mm
- Scope Turret Adjustment of .25 MOA
- Reticle Position: Second
- Field View of 24.9’ -7.3’ at 100 meters
- Eye Relief of 3.14’03.54’
- Illuminated Reticle_Yes
- Scope Finish” matte black
But the only complaint about this amazing riflescope is that they are not cheap. However, Nightforce riflescopes are not going to come “cheap.” The materials’ quality, the skilled and professional workmanship, the precise tolerances and that need to withstand lifetime of recoil will make it impossible to design a remarkable and world-class riflescope that will come on the “cheap”.
It’s a riflescope worthy of its Nightforce name in each regard. It’s for shooters and hunters who do not require “overbuilt” characteristics of other series. This is an amazing product that’s highly recommended.