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NIghtforce sucks!, I ordered one and the elevation cap was bent, so when I turned the elevation knob, the bent part scratched the tube! I turned the knob all the way up and down and completely scratched off the finish and indication numbers. I took off the cap then saw that it was bent and not a complete circle. It was inspected by CR June 2010. They lie about their 70 point inspection. Then when I returned it they were out of stock. Do not buy a Nightforce.

Just want to let every one know so they do not experience the same thing
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: September/26/2010 at 19:03
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Sorry you got a bad one. But overall, NF has an excellent reputation. I am confident that they will make it right!
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Nightforce makes a great product.  Some turd at UPS dropped something heavy on it or something of the like.  Being pissed at nightforce because that model is out of stock won't get you anywhere.  I know ... you drop $2000 on a scope and then it finally shows up ... you wanna go shoot!  Then you find out your new expensive scope is jacked ... your pissed.  You call because you want someones butt to fry !!!!  Its not Nightforce ... its some turd in the shipping industry you should be mad at.
 
 
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Sorry to hear.

I wrote much more, but deleted it.

Good luck with whatever you get next.
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Originally posted by Sapper524 Sapper524 wrote:

Some turd at UPS dropped something heavy on it or something of the like. 


Most likely that's what happened.  When you consider that the turret knobs are turned on a lathe, it's not possible for the barrel of the knob to be very far out of round as it is being machined.  The problem almost had to happen due to impact on the knob after the scope was assembled.  It could have been dropped by one of their employees before it left the facility, or it could have been mishandled anywhere in transit.  Regardless, that is why warranties exist, and they will fix it.  Your experience is definitely in the minority, as they have acquired a very good reputation for a reason.  You aren't likely to find very many NF owners who share your opinion of their products.


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marvin, I'm noticing a pattern, you have 3 posts, all are cut'n'paste the same post, trashing Nightforce.

Is there more you have to offer the forum?


I've owned numerous Nightforce optics and have been exceptionally pleased with mine.  I have known many more owners, they too generally express great satisfaction.  I am sorry that your experience went as it did, but yours is the exception, not the rule.

Welcome to the OT, sorry about your Nightforce issue, time to move on, yes?

Are you getting another Nightforce or going with something else?  I think you might be quite impressed with a Counter Sniper optic, they are hard earth sealed, after all.
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A mod needs to delete this duplicate post.  Some dude harping on uncontrollable "accidents" that messed up his scope is bashing the company, which he hasn't even talked to to see about getting it fixed, because of it. 
 
 
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: September/27/2010 at 07:38
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Nightforce is one of the top brands. Give the company a chance to respond, then do the bashing if they do not come through.
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: September/27/2010 at 08:57
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Actually, if you noticed the title of his post, his NightForce isn't defective. It "defected"...to where we don't know since the Cold War is over. Perhaps it just couldn't stand living conditions with its owner.
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I am not a major Nightforce fan, but they are a quality outfit that makes very solid and well regarded products.

This thread look like simple slander for no good reason.  I am sure they will take care of all problems with the scope.

ILya
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Originally posted by jonoMT jonoMT wrote:

Actually, if you noticed the title of his post, his NightForce isn't defective. It "defected"...to where we don't know since the Cold War is over. Perhaps it just couldn't stand living conditions with its owner.

Damn...you beat me to it.
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Love my NF! It will go onto .300WinMag M40 Big Grin 
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: September/27/2010 at 19:38
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Always give a company a chance to back their product before trashing them.  I am betting NF will take care of it.  If I had the money, I would buy a NF for the right application I needed it for.
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I'd buy a  Nightforce if they made a fixed 6 power. Devil
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: October/07/2010 at 10:51
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I believe that this is unwarranted criticism of NF. Have you even tried their CS yet? Have you even contacted them concerning this? Things happen all of the time. People are not perfect by any stretch of the imagination. To expect perfection is asking too much. What you can expect is that the company will stand by the product. Duds are going to happen, no one expects it to happen and when it does it sucks for the person it happens to, that doesn't negate the efforts made by quality companies to put forth quality products. Do the right thing here fathermarvin, and contact the company before posting such garbage. Until you have lived up to your end of the bargain, they have not failed you. You just haven't given them their chance at making things right. That said who looks bad?
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: October/07/2010 at 21:24
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+1 cyborg,a very good pointExcellent
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