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Nikon..

Post by hoobilly » November 25th, 2019, 10:38 pm

got this on a smokeless muzzleloader forum..

Nikon is Exiting the Rifle Scope Business
The Truth about Guns
by Dan Zimmerman
Nov 19, 2019

One of our intrepid readers who’s in the retail end of the gun business told us of notification he received from one of his distributors. They were letting him know that Nikon will be exiting the rifle scope business and that once current inventory is gone, it’s gone.

TTAG spoke to Nikon’s advertising agency who confirmed the news. We’re told that this is a business decision Nikon has made based on their position in the highly competitive optics market.

Nikon isn’t getting out of the outdoor optics business, though. The good news is they will continue to produce their excellent spotting scopes, rangefinders and binoculars.

In the mean time, there are a number of good deals on Nikon rifle scopes out there as sellers reduce their inventories. Get ’em while you still can.
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Re: Nikon..

Post by ICDEDTURKES » November 26th, 2019, 1:07 am

Ok and I'm just flying by seat of pants from memory. Nikon was good when they had pro staff, buckmaster, monarch, monarch gold.

Then they started putting x scope, 1,2,3 with each confusing buyers

I will say they're monarch binos are garbage. Five of us bought them, everyone had broken eyepieces year one.

I'll never buy anything other than vortex as long as they keep on keeping on.My dash binos are 12x42 crossfire they'll blow my 12x monarchs away

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Re: Nikon..

Post by CamoMan4025 » November 26th, 2019, 2:44 pm

I've had several Nikon scopes and they were great, but like Tom mentioned, they were the Prostaff model and I think my son is still using his. I have Vortex binos and love them. I put a Vortex Diamondback 4x12 on my Tikka and for some reason, I couldn't feel the love. I'm not sure what the problem was, but I ended up taking it off and putting a Leupold on it. Anyway, Nikon has been good for me and my boy.
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Re: Nikon..

Post by Hognutz » November 26th, 2019, 3:58 pm

Not an issue here. Never used them.
Leupold all the way around.
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Re: Nikon..

Post by hoobilly » November 26th, 2019, 8:03 pm

I have vortex crossfires 10x42 and they are about what Walmart would sell.

Gonna be buying me some Burris binocs soon

My dads got 10x42 Luepolds and they blow the crossfires out of the park
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Re: Nikon..

Post by paboxcall » November 26th, 2019, 8:37 pm

Just bought the 10x42 Burris Signature HD binos last week, and I'm very impressed with the weight, design, and quality of the glass.
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Re: Nikon..

Post by hoobilly » November 26th, 2019, 9:25 pm

paboxcall wrote:
November 26th, 2019, 8:37 pm
Just bought the 10x42 Burris Signature HD binos last week, and I'm very impressed with the weight, design, and quality of the glass.
great info! :thumbup:
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Re: Nikon..

Post by SwampDrummin » November 27th, 2019, 8:05 pm

And so dies my dream of a rerelease of the Nikon Turkey Pro.

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Re: Nikon..

Post by hoobilly » November 27th, 2019, 8:38 pm

SwampDrummin wrote:
November 27th, 2019, 8:05 pm
And so dies my dream of a rerelease of the Nikon Turkey Pro.
Yep more than few fellers are dying inside because of that
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Re: Nikon..

Post by devastator » November 28th, 2019, 11:20 am

Hognutz wrote:
November 26th, 2019, 3:58 pm
Not an issue here. Never used them.
Leupold all the way around.
YEP
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Re: Nikon..

Post by Sir-diealot » December 9th, 2019, 1:02 am

Hope it is not true, only scopes and binocs I have ever had any luck with.

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Re: Nikon..

Post by appalachianassassin » December 10th, 2019, 5:31 pm

I can do with or without nikon
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Re: Nikon..

Post by Shooter » December 13th, 2019, 1:52 pm

Ain't gonna bother me none. I'm a Loopy/Nightforce kinda guy.

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