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Old 02-23-2004, 03:04 PM
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Re: Leupold VX III Question

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I agree, I think Leuy's doing a smoke and mirrors with their new line of VX scopes. I was not overly impressed with them when I tried one out.

For my money, I've switch to the IOR scope line. Equally as good and as rugged as the Leuy's, but even their new VX line doesn't compare to the optics of the IOR scopes. And the IOR's are still 10 to 40% less than the leuy's.

Just my $0.02 worth.
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Old 02-24-2004, 12:04 AM
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Re: Leupold VX III Question

Leupold target turrets come with dust covers and can be reset to zero.
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Old 03-01-2004, 01:49 PM
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Re: Leupold VX III Question

This is my first post on this forum. Been lurking for a few months. Never had much to say till now. You guys have been a real source of valuable info. Appreciate it.

You're correct that trying to buy a new Loopy is a difficult situation. I'm trying to buy a 6.5-20x50 with 1/4 clicks (M1) mildot but with the large capless adjustment knobs. I've talked with several suppliers and man, what a runaround. Some guys say the scope comes with the large knobs, some guys say the don't come with the knobs and that it's a $100 extra for the knobs.

Having said all of that, have any of you dealt with Precision Arms in California? Just talked with them and they want $855 for what I THINK is the correct scope. Any input is appreciated.
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Old 03-01-2004, 02:22 PM
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Re: Leupold VX III Question

Huntswithgohsts,Before you buy the leupold take a close look at a Zeiss Conquest 6.5x20x50 . It has (argueably) better optics, the same type capless turrets, and can be had for $719 at Highland Gear.com.. The only drawback is it only has 45 moa verticle adjustment, but a tapered base or Burris signature rings will get you easily to 1000 yds.
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Old 03-01-2004, 02:27 PM
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Re: Leupold VX III Question

The 6.5X20 50MM LRT M1 will have the M1 knobs hence the M1 designation. This will also be a Mark 4 scope, which aren't available yet. The VXIII 6.5X20 50MMLRT will have the target knobs with covers. M1 knobs are available in .25MOA only.
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Old 03-01-2004, 02:33 PM
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Re: Leupold VX III Question

Winmagman - you're correct about that Zeiss. I was just talking to another optics distributor in my area and he suggested it as well. Took a look at Zeiss' website but I wonder if it comes with mildots? Gotsta' have mildots.
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Re: Leupold VX III Question

http://www.zeiss.com/us/home.nsf

Zeiss does healthcare, measuring, vision, research, sports and other stuff. They might as well make a clothing line too.

Point is - before you go blow extra money on european labor look at bushnell 4200. They only do optics...which IMO are better than zeiss. But hey its your $$$

Regarding zeiss mildot - go here to find which ones. [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img] http://www.zeiss.com/C1256BCF0020BE5...256BCF0061320D

Then click on product series. Click on conquest. Click on 4.5-14x44. Click on available reticles. Click on available reticles.

The link doesn't match up with the reticles page when i copy and paste it. The reticles selection page is burried (no direct link)

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