Anybody have experiance with Leica scopes?

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by James Jones, May 4, 2006.

  1. James Jones

    James Jones Well-Known Member

    Jul 1, 2002
    I was wondering if any of you guys had any experiance with Leica's line of rifle scopes. I have heard great things about their range finders and spotting scopes but haven't heard to much about their rifle scopes.
    How do they compair to Kales , Swaro and Zeiss?
  2. tulku

    tulku Well-Known Member

    Dec 9, 2005
    Seems like I remember that the Leicas a few years back were made by Leupold , and were not as good as the VX III's . I think Leica was not particularly happy with the Quality of these Scopes and they were discontinued . Personally , I've never seen or looked through one .

  3. Delta Hunter

    Delta Hunter Well-Known Member

    Feb 18, 2002
    You might be interested to know that Leica is getting back into the rifle scope business. This is according to John Barsness who writes for Rifle and Handloader magazines. We might see a new Leica scope by the end of the year.
  4. älg

    älg Well-Known Member

    Oct 19, 2004
    I just saw one in a photo in an article written by Boddington.
    There´s a post around here where Pete Lincoln asks about the crowd´s desires in order to transmit the ideas to Leica. There was a reference to this possibility of Leica making rifle scopes.