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Leupold VX- III 4.5x14 mm LR ?

 
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Old 11-25-2012, 02:22 PM
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Leupold VX- III 4.5x14 mm LR ?

I was wondering if these scopes would be capable for setting up for long range. I know I can send these to leupold for setup, but not sure if they would be good enough. Thanks Keith
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Old 11-25-2012, 10:34 PM
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Re: Leupold VX- III 4.5x14 mm LR ?

Anyone with an answer to this question. Need some help here.
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Old 11-26-2012, 12:46 AM
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Re: Leupold VX- III 4.5x14 mm LR ?

You oughtta' send it to Darrell Holland and see if he'll install one of his reticles in it Holland's Gunsmithing & Shooters Supply If you also get the target turret install i think you'll net some serious elevation with it as i think that optic is rated at ~100 MOA travel. I actually have one set up like that but don't have it on anything yet. Ernie Bishop used it for the WTRC comp this year teamed with Darrell, and they placed very well even with Ernie using it on a big 7mm specialty pistol.
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Old 11-26-2012, 01:02 AM
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Re: Leupold VX- III 4.5x14 mm LR ?

Ill throw in my two cents...... "Good enough" for what.... I think will be the big determining factor here. I shoot this same scope with the target turrets. My max for hunting though is only 1000 yards and 14 power will get you there easy. Will I take a 1000 yard poke at an animal ....no... my skill and confidence is not there yet........however in all my testing thus far return to zero has been spot on. Pretty sure this is the platform John Burns has all is scopes made on at greybull precision. Have shot mine out to 1175 and was shootin Half moa or so. So yes this scope will work but what are your goals........ Just my opinion others are likley to vary
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:54 PM
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Re: Leupold VX- III 4.5x14 mm LR ?

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Ill throw in my two cents...... "Good enough" for what.... I think will be the big determining factor here. I shoot this same scope with the target turrets. My max for hunting though is only 1000 yards and 14 power will get you there easy. Will I take a 1000 yard poke at an animal ....no... my skill and confidence is not there yet........however in all my testing thus far return to zero has been spot on. Pretty sure this is the platform John Burns has all is scopes made on at greybull precision. Have shot mine out to 1175 and was shootin Half moa or so. So yes this scope will work but what are your goals........ Just my opinion others are likley to vary
I'll be using them for hunting. I figure if I can reach out to700 or 800 yrds that would be great for me LOL. Guess I should call leupold & see what they have to offer. Thanks
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Old 11-26-2012, 08:06 PM
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Re: Leupold VX- III 4.5x14 mm LR ?

I shoot these scopes on all of my rifles. The Power range is more than adequate On coyotes out to 1000 yards.
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:59 AM
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Re: Leupold VX- III 4.5x14 mm LR ?

the glass is fine, trigger time on your part will determine if it "works" for you.
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