If your just target shooting and not using it for .mil type sniping or competitions you need rapid target engagement of unknown distance you don't need the front focal nxs.
The benchrest versions are the exact same cept second focal plane saving about 6-700$...
The issue with ultra high magnification is vibration from breathing and heartbeat twitch along with mirage.
I've got a 12-42? Nightforce and I may sell it and replace with a 3.5-15
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Last edited by JonM; 01-31-2014 at 02:16 PM.