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Anyone had hands on the new VX-6 leupold?

 
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Old 07-07-2014, 10:23 AM
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Anyone had hands on the new VX-6 leupold?

Has anyone gotten ahold of the new vx-6 7-42x56? I was wondering if its worth the price tag and how does it compare to NF and other top end scopes.
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Old 07-08-2014, 09:12 PM
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Re: Anyone had hands on the new VX-6 leupold?

I have a VX-6 in 3X to 18X but not the 7X - 42X. I do however have a cautionary tale. I was at the range today testing it by shooting a "box". I shot 1 shot with no scope adjustments, came up 6 MOA, shot, came right 5 MOA, shot, came down 6 MOA all with the same point of aim at 100 yards. There was no wind so it was a good day to do this test. Rifle will do 0.5 MOA and the box was almost perfect in terms of all the shots lining up with each other to form a box. However, when I measured the spacing between bullet holes I found the VX-6 was dead on in the vertical axis but 12% low in the horizontal. At this price point I expect better. I'll repeat the test tomorrow just to see if it is consistent.
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Old 07-08-2014, 11:38 PM
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Re: Anyone had hands on the new VX-6 leupold?

Let us know how it performs. Kinda sucks to send rounds down range w/ that big of a discrepancy.
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Old 07-09-2014, 08:08 PM
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Re: Anyone had hands on the new VX-6 leupold?

My 3-18 has been perfect. I use the CDS dial, and the drop on that works out exactly the same as my ballistics calculator, and the same as the scope I had on that gun before, so I suspect the clicks are correct.
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Old 07-14-2014, 10:34 AM
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Re: Anyone had hands on the new VX-6 leupold?

I am testing one at the present time. So far my impressions have been very favorable. James Mock

PS- I have also shot the "square" with the 7X-42X model and the results are in the photo below.

Last edited by James Mock; 07-14-2014 at 11:25 AM.
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Old 08-15-2014, 11:44 AM
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Re: Anyone had hands on the new VX-6 leupold?

I got mine yesterday got it zeroed going to play with it some more today
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Old 09-01-2014, 10:21 PM
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Re: Anyone had hands on the new VX-6 leupold?

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I got mine yesterday got it zeroed going to play with it some more today
It broke after 56 rounds the side focus goes cluck when it is turns. Leupold got it on 8-21-14 and by 8-29-14 it is not in there system yet. I hope to get it back by 10-21-14. There receiving process is very slow.
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