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I am currently trying to decide between two scopes. It will be used on a .223 varmint gun. Shots will be anywhere from 100 to 400 yds. The two scopes are:
 
Burris Fullfield 6-18X40
Nikon Monarch UCC 5.5-16.5X44
 
The Burris scope is slightly used and the Manarch is Brand new, but a close out model ( No side focus) Only about 50 bucks difference in price. What would you guys suggest? Is there a big quality difference?  I am not famillar with either scope. Any help you guys can give is much appreciated.
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Monarch will be a touch brighter and optically prove to have  better resolution,,,both are good scopes, but I'd give the nod to the Nikon

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Nikon here as well.
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Nikon Monarch UCC 5.5-16.5X44
 
 I have one and love it.
 
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Was there ever a sunshade offered for this model of Nikon Monarch?
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nod for the nikon as well

step up to a signature select (had the 4-16) and it's a tougher call
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Originally posted by dirt1 dirt1 wrote:

Was there ever a sunshade offered for this model of Nikon Monarch?
 Yes there was a sunshade for it. I'm not sure if they are dtill avaliable now or not.
 
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 You all know my opinion .... no need to post .... well I guess I already did .... NIKON !  I found 1 link for a sunshade .... gloss finish only .
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Thats exactly what i'm looking for! The gloss one. Can you post the link for me?
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Another vote for NIKON
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Nikon  seems to be the overall consensus by a really big "nose"
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Thanks for all the replies! Well it's pretty much a done deal on the Nikon. My trade is on it's way to SWFA. Now if somebody could help me track down a gloss sunshade for it, I'd be really happy! Thanks again guys!
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Originally posted by ccoker ccoker wrote:

nod for the nikon as well

step up to a signature select (had the 4-16) and it's a tougher call
 
+1  That nikon beats the fullfield, but a Sig Sel would be a different story.
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How much is the Nikon?
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Originally posted by dirt1 dirt1 wrote:

Thanks for all the replies! Well it's pretty much a done deal on the Nikon. My trade is on it's way to SWFA. Now if somebody could help me track down a gloss sunshade for it, I'd be really happy! Thanks again guys!



Google%20It   It's real easy to do.

I would post the link for the sun shade, matte or lustre (gloss), that I found in about 30 seconds but it's a SWFA competitor.

SWFA doesn't list one for the model you want but I'm betting they could get it for you. It's worth a call.

http://www.swfa.com/contact.aspx
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