Tough choice, I would lean toward the Burris mostly because of the ballistic plex reticle being available. However Nikon has a new reticle that rivals the ballistic plex out this year. Price/Quality points on both should be similar.
I don't know either scope but consider eye relief when scoping a magnum caliber. Longer eye relief for the recoil. Most quality scopes have this covered already.
Nothing like a cut eyebrow if you have to get too close to see well.
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