Leupold VX-3 vs. Zeiss Conquest.

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by matt_3479, May 2, 2010.

  1. matt_3479

    matt_3479 Well-Known Member

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    I am debating between a Zeiss Conquest 3.5-10x44 with mil dot or z-plex, 4.5-14x 44 AO with mil dot or z-plex OR Leupold VX-3 3.5-10x 40 with CDS or the Leupold 4.5-14X40 with CDS for my 300. wsm Browning A-Bolt used on caribou, moose, elk and black bear from 50 to 500 yards. Which i sbetter

    Zeiss or Leupold?
     
  2. woods

    woods Well-Known Member

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    Zeiss

    Try the 4.5x14x44 RapidZ 800
     

  3. opticspecialist

    opticspecialist Well-Known Member

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    what the guy above me said. the zeiss rapid z system is better if for any reason you find yourself using a different ammo than you have for your CDS turret. i don't think leupold is the same company they used to be
     
  4. ovastafford

    ovastafford Well-Known Member

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    I have both zeiss and leupold and both are great scopes. I think the zeiss may have the edge on glass quality. The other day I was shooting my .204 at 100yards and I could see my bullet holes on 14X.
     
  5. highridge1

    highridge1 Well-Known Member

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    I'd go Zeiss with no mil dots,#20 reticle with target turrets
     
  6. fireroad

    fireroad Well-Known Member

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    I have both and the Zeiss has the edge on the glass, enough so that I will be replacing my Leupolds as funding allows. The 4.5-14x 44 AO (with either mil dot or rapid Z 800) is an awesome scope.
     
  7. M_freeman

    M_freeman Well-Known Member

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    at the range I can see my 7mm bullet holes at 100 yards at 9x with my 3x9 conquest.
     
  8. CLICKBANGBANG

    CLICKBANGBANG Well-Known Member

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    I just bought a Leupold VX-III 3.5-10x40 CDS. It's going on a 7mm RM hunting gun I'm rebuilding. But my wife won't let me have it till after Christmas. I'm stoked to get it, but the 25th could not come any slower.