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nikko or hawke

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by ratharvester, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. ratharvester

    ratharvester Donator

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    Good evening chaps has anyone had any encounters with the following scopes good or bad I would appreciate any comments.

    Hawke night eye 6-24x50 ir. 4-16 x50 ir 3-12x50 ir

    Nikko stirling night eater. 4-16x50 ir. 6-24x56

    Which scope would you recommend for low light rabbiting/night vision add on.it will be fitted to bsa r10 mk2.
     
  2. mattyts

    mattyts Donator

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    I think there are 4 scopes you've mentioned,out of the 4,I'd go for the high mag Nikko,I've always been a big fan of Hawke(Have 4 of their scopes) but seem to prefer higher mag scopes like the Nikko
     
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    Forgot to say I have two hawkes a 4-16x50 map pro and a 3-9x40 sport.I like them both but the nikko sales blog says they use grade a glass.are they any better than hawke or is it just sales bxxxxxit?
     
  4. terry1001

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    I use the Hawke 3-12x50 and also a 2.5-10x50, both digi nite eyes and they are fine with lamps and add-ons, The lower magnification lets in more light especially when you're shooting at fairly close range. My add ons generally have a bit of magnification built in by using a longer focal length lens so I don't need as much on the scope.
     
  5. salop sniper

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    The Hawke 3-12x50 would be my first choice and its what I owne and use very hapilly !
     
  6. secretagentmole

    secretagentmole Low down, dirty and quiet...

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    I use Hawke Nite Eyes on all my PCP rifles and I use NV on all my Hawkes!
     
  7. OLD GIT61

    OLD GIT61 if no spring it wont do a thing

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    All Hawk Panorama scopes on my BSAs guns all but one , thats a MTC Viper 10x44 .
     

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