The Nightforce SHV riflescope line is where top-tier performance meets unbeatable value. Tailor-made for everything from precision target shooting to the rugged demands of big game and varmint hunting, the SHV series carries the Nightforce badge of quality without breaking the bank. But make no mistake, 'affordable' in the Nightforce world doesn't mean 'cheap'. These scopes are built with the same tough-as-nails materials, tight tolerances, and expert craftsmanship that Nightforce is renowned for.
The SHV scopes strip away the excess without compromising the core. You're getting the same stellar performance as the Nightforce NXS line, minus the combat-ready bells and whistles that only a battlefield demands. The design is simpler, the manufacturing process leaner, but the quality is pure Nightforce through and through.
Don't be fooled by the wallet-friendly price tag – the Nightforce SHV scopes are as rugged as they come. Each one is hewn from a solid bar of 6061-T6 aircraft-grade aluminum, making the tube walls two to three times thicker than your run-of-the-mill scopes. This means less stress on the scope, better thermal stability, a rock-solid zero, and a nearly indestructible shield for the high-precision optics inside.
The lenses are hand-matched and aligned in a painstaking process called optical indexing, ensuring the crispest, clearest images possible. The objective lens packs a multi-element punch, the kind you'd find in top-shelf telescopes, delivering unmatched clarity and color fidelity. The glass is multi-coated with ED elements, ensuring top-notch light transmission, razor-sharp images, and vivid contrast.
Every windage and elevation turret in the SHV line is a masterpiece of engineering, featuring a specially designed spring that's been polished for two weeks straight before being fitted into the scope. The result? Operation so smooth it feels like butter, and a zero that stays put, shot after shot.
In short, the Nightforce SHV series is a no-nonsense, high-performance riflescope line for those who take their shooting seriously. It's tough, reliable, and precise – without hitting your wallet like a sniper's bullet.
Magnification Range: 4-14x
Focal Plane: First Focal Plane (F1/FFP)
Body Tube Diameter: 30mm
Overall Length: 14.8 in/376 mm
Mounting Length: 6.1 in/155 mm
Weight: 30.0 oz/850 g
Click Value: .250 MOA or .1 MRAD
Internal Adjustment Range E: 90 MOA/27 MRAD W: 70 MOA/19 MRAD
Parallax Adjustment: 25 yd–∞
Eye Relief: 3.1 in/80 mm
Field of View: @ 100 yd or m 4x: 25.1 ft/8.4 m 14x: 7.4 ft/2.5 m
Exit Pupil 4x: 10.8 mm 14x: 3.3 mm
Elevation Feature: ZeroSet
Power Throw Lever: Accessory