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Leupold VXIII 4.5-14x40 LR

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Unread 01-12-2008, 10:45 PM
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Leupold VXIII 4.5-14x40 LR

Has anyone got one? I am thinking of getting one and getting M1 custom shop turrets on it. Any problems with repeatability etc?
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    Unread 01-13-2008, 12:04 AM
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    I have one that I have been very pleased with for several years. I've got the older one with parallax adj. on the ring. It's been packed on horses and abused in general and it still continues to perform like it's supposed to. No turrets though. Having said that, there is better glass out there and scopes with better eye relief and light gathering but I feel it is a good value.
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    Unread 01-13-2008, 03:02 AM
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    i have a .308 with that scope on it, though the scope is now at leupold to get m1 knobs and mil dot put in it. i like the scope but have not used it lots at long range yet.
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    Unread 01-13-2008, 03:20 AM
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    I'm interested to know about the M1 knobs, I'm leaning towards them but are they really much better than standard target turrets?
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    Unread 01-13-2008, 10:20 PM
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    not sure how the m1 knobs will be but the scope i sent them had the target knobs and i did not like having to take off the covers to make a adjustment for a shot. ill keep you posted though
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    Unread 01-13-2008, 10:43 PM
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    I have two of those scopes. One is on a 300WSM and the other on a 280 Rem. I have really enjoyed them. I think it would be great with the M1. I think if you get one you will be happy with it.
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    Unread 01-14-2008, 12:41 AM
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    I have several of these. Wish they gathered a little more light late/early in the day, but they are great little scopes.
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