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Leupold VX-3 with CDS system?

 
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Old 11-28-2009, 05:58 PM
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Leupold VX-3 with CDS system?

Anybody using the new Leupold VX-3 with the CDS system. I'm thinking hard about it and would like some info. The good the bad the ugly. Dose it have a zero stop? Any info would help. I'm set on getting a new scope. Thanks
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Old 12-01-2009, 10:56 PM
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Re: Leupold VX-3 with CDS system?

I've been looking at that also. I called and they said it does have a zero stop and it can only turn one revolution, so say on a 30mm tube and say my 7mm Rem Mag I could get say 800 yards max. So, if you want more this is not the system for you.

And the knobs do not stick up as high as the M1 do.

I am planning on getting it in a few weeks.

Bill
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Old 12-02-2009, 08:22 PM
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Re: Leupold VX-3 with CDS system?

Thanks for the info. I'm surprised more people are not running these scopes. I thought there would be more info out there. I'm thinking of putting it on my 7STW, I'm still not sure if it is what i want though. That explains why when you look in Leupold's specs the MOA is less on the CDS scopes.
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Old 12-04-2009, 06:59 PM
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Re: Leupold VX-3 with CDS system?

The CDS dial is only good for 1 turn. so 600-700 yards max....

BUT...

You can get a M1 target turret and get the dial custom engraved that will go more than one turn. This can be done on VX I,II,and III scopes I think but they have to me modified to accept the turret.


I am looking at this system and putting feelers out.

In Canada Leupold has introduced a Leupold Canadian Model that is a VX-II with CDS.


Best to talk to custom shop and see all the options available.
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Old 12-08-2009, 09:34 PM
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Re: Leupold VX-3 with CDS system?

I have the CDS set up on a 325 WSM, you can get it past one rotation, mine goes to 1000. they put the numbers above the lower ones. You can get it on any vary xIII. they take out ball detent, $90 for extra dials I think
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Old 12-11-2009, 07:08 PM
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Re: Leupold VX-3 with CDS system?

i just ordered one from the custom shop, the reason being i don't plan on shooting past 600yds with my 22.250 or anything else for that matter.
lower profile + not getting lost spinning my turret is why i chose it.
to me 600yds is a LONG ways just my opinion
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Old 12-12-2009, 12:03 PM
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Re: Leupold VX-3 with CDS system?

That is what else I REALLLY like is the profile is 1/2'' tall. I carry rifle in front w/safari sling and binocs in modified bino buddy type location off of my pack shoulder straps. Also can get standard MOA dial, which I have
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