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Posted: 7/17/2003 10:59:05 AM EDT
is this a decent scope for range/plinking...i ill be on my 16 m4gery when not using my aimpoint....thinking between this and the ior valada...trying to stay under 300$ and i know i can get the leupold around 200-225 on ebay....any suggestions or anything better available for the price..thanks
Link Posted: 7/17/2003 1:24:24 PM EDT
Link Posted: 7/17/2003 2:00:22 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/17/2003 2:01:46 PM EDT by armatt15]
I've had mine for 2 years and love it. I have to agree with Troy, it's the best scope you can get for the money. All Leupolds are pretty much kick ass.
Link Posted: 7/17/2003 2:09:45 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/17/2003 2:22:40 PM EDT by Watch-Six]
I agree. An excellent value. One thing to be aware of. Leupold has recently changed the model designations on their scopes. The old model Vari-X II had friction adjustments that did not have clicks. The new similar sounding model VX-II has click adjustments. I don't know why they made the names so confusing, but they are not exactly the same scopes. The new VX-I is more like the old Vari-X II with the friction adjustments. They are all good scopes, but I prefer the clicks. Watch-Six
Link Posted: 7/17/2003 5:39:24 PM EDT
I've got three of them and they are great scopes. Leupold will put target turrets on for about $80 last time I checked (but they do stick up a bit).
Link Posted: 7/17/2003 7:46:06 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Troy: It would be nearly impossible to get a better scope for the price. -Troy
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Agreed. I love mine.
Link Posted: 7/18/2003 10:13:41 AM EDT
you might prefer the 2 to 7 power one for the AR15, it is smaller, lighter and I can use the both eyes open BAC method on 2x. And it is about $10 less to boot!
Link Posted: 7/18/2003 5:47:18 PM EDT
I have one on my Rem .30-06 Synth Auto - just fondled it last night... worth every penny! Good luck.
Link Posted: 7/18/2003 9:13:22 PM EDT
I love my 3-9x40. Beautiful optics. I've had it for 10 years and never had a problem. I just picked up a Vari X III, LR M1. Which is a bit more expensive but I absolutely love it. I highly recommend Leupold.
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