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Leupold 6.5x20x50 Reviews anyone?

 
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Old 12-08-2011, 11:17 AM
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Leupold 6.5x20x50 Reviews anyone?

Been looking at this scope for a while now. Anyone have any first hand knowledge of this scope or know were any reviews are? Im interested in how well it functions at different power levels, and how well this scope functions in the feild?
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Old 12-08-2011, 01:43 PM
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Re: Leupold 6.5x20x50 Reviews anyone?

Snipercentral. has a scope review page of about 30 scopes, you may find it interesting. I have a mark 4 in size you list. It is ER/T MIL/ TMR ffp. I absolutely love this scope. I use a 200 zero and mils are easy to memorize to 1000, mine takes 7 m to get there, my holds are also same as my dial up, and same on any power. I grew up whitey hunting and had no problem taking a 6x6 this year @ 50 yrds in the thick stuff w/ scope on 6, I also made my own zero stop, took 30 min. I also etched permanent marks on my paralax for 50-400 for quick referance
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Re: Leupold 6.5x20x50 Reviews anyone?

I have a V3 LRT that is about six years old and have made a lot of long range kills with it. It always functions great. They have improved the new ones a lot with stronger internals and better lens coatings.
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Re: Leupold 6.5x20x50 Reviews anyone?

The VX-3 Long range with the target turrets is the one i'm most interested in. Thanks for the info. sp6x6 could you give me a little more info on your zero stop? That was going to be my next question.
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Re: Leupold 6.5x20x50 Reviews anyone?

Ihave a older mildot Vari 3 , it has different turrets and I DONT KNOW how to zero stop it 4-14x40, been a great scope, took a 20' cliff dive on my 340 wby. My mark 4 I ran a small allen through turret cap and this acts as a "Bump" type stop, I also used a small washer as a contact for allen
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Been looking at this scope for a while now. Anyone have any first hand knowledge of this scope or know were any reviews are? Im interested in how well it functions at different power levels, and how well this scope functions in the feild?
I have this exact scope and it is a very nice scope. The only complaints I have about it are when zooming in past about 16x the eye relief gets very close. Also, the clarity is still great but not as great past 16x. For the money, it is a great scope.
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Old 12-09-2011, 06:34 AM
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I have a 6.5 x25 x 40 on my 243 win and I have no complaints on this scope. It started on my 300 wsm and withstood the recoil of shooting 210 SMK's. I moved it to my 243 when my 300 went to the smith. The Leupold is a good scope, but it doesn't have the glass quality of the more expensive ( Nightforce, Mark 4, Zeis, Swaro, etc. ) scopes.
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