Nightforce SHV is quite different from the rest of the products introduced by the brand. For a company which is known to produce limited and expensive rifle scopes, here is a model that is cheaper than its predecessors. Yes, that’s what it is. You cannot expect cheap rifle scopes from this brand primarily because of the quality it offers. Since its inception, it has never looked back. Rather, its popularity and credibility has grown with passing time. And today, Nightforce is a name to reckon with in the hunting sports optics industry.
However, with Nightforce SHV scopes, it has endeavoured to reduce its highly priced rifle scopes. But with all this noise around its price what one misses out is its usability. It is useful for all kinds of users: shooters, hunters and varminters. This is one of the major USPs of Nightforce SHV. How many rifle scopes do you know has such varied uses? These are further available in two different reticle options: MOAR and IHR.
This is the list of features that you will find in a SHV scope:
- Magnification: 4-14x
- 56mm Objective Diameter
- Focal Plane: Second
- Exit Pupil Diameter: 4x: 12.0mm, 14x: 3.6mm
- Field Of View: 4x: 24.9ft (7.3m), 14x: 7.3ft (2.23m), @100 Yards/100 Meters
- Eye Relief: 3.14in-3.54in (80-90mm)
- Internal Adjustment Range: 100MOA elev. 70MOA wind., 27.3Mil elev. 19.1Mil wind.
- Click Value:.250MOA
- Tube Diameter: 30mm (1.18in)
- Ocular Diameter: 43mm
- Mounting Length: 5.79in/147mm
- Weight: 28.5oz/808grams (illuminated), 26.9oz/763grams (non-illuminated)
- Overall Length: 14.8in/376mm
- Reticles: MOAR (center illumination), IHR
There are some users who prefer using illuminated reticles. For them, there is an option of upgrading the unit.
If you are wondering how this one is more affordable then the answer lies in its manufacturing process. Nightforce has streamlined this in such a way that the cost has come down. Hence, they are able to offer you the SHV models at a moderate price. The price depends on the illuminated and non-illuminated reticles.
Some of you might wonder whether a difference in the price has an impact on the quality as well? In this case, the answer is NO! This is a brand which swears by quality and performance. The lens, its clarity is still unquestionable.
Nightforce SHV is an honest attempt for those who were looking to adapt to the brand yet hesitating for its price range. Here’s your chance to try out a Nightforce rifle scope that is more affordable.