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    Leupold Windplex Reticle - any good ?

    Anyone using Leupy with a Windplex reticle ?

    What is it like for real-world application ? Hunting / gongs beyond point-blank range (300 - 600 yds) ?

    How easy is it to use the reticle for holding off on wind ? Do you find the hash marks disappear in "busy" backgrounds or particular light conditions ?

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    Would you like one to try? Name:  IMAG3633.jpg
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    Just send it back at some point......
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    Hmmm, do you have another one with lower magnification ? 2-7, 3-9 or 3.5-10 ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ebf View Post
    Hmmm, do you have another one with lower magnification ? 2-7, 3-9 or 3.5-10 ?
    Sorry @ebf no I don't. However if you want the one above for a trial it's yours for a bit.
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    Leupold Windplex Reticle - any good ?

    Itís similar to a TMOA without the vertical marks.
    Really like my TMOA, makes holding off in the wind and quick changes if the wind changes easy.
    I used to dial for wind but now only dial elevation and hold for wind and think itís a better system.

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    I use it on my 308 in 3x9. It works perfect out to 550 which is all i can dial with the zero stop. Think most ive held is 4-5 moa
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beaker View Post
    Would you like one to try? Attachment 80434

    Just send it back at some point......
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rushy View Post
    Do you have a spare Elle McPherson?
    Not a spare Elle, but I hear that Nigella Lawson is single again @Rushy
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beaker View Post
    Not a spare Elle, but I hear that Nigella Lawson is single again @Rushy
    Oooh tempting.
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    It's a nice reticle, very clean, it is a little busy having 1moa hash lines ( 10moa total ). I probably like the Swaro 4w slighty better as it's not so congested ( having the hash lines @2moa ) 20moa in total. But they both work well & after all if you need more than 10moa of windage it's probably a little gusty to be shooting at animals.

    Dun'o how good it would work on gongs out ta 1970's yards though hahahaha
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    Ive got the equivalent reticle in a Burris scope and like it a lot.
    Is definitely not too busy, and the hashes are as easy to pick out and any milling reticle.

    Have heard complaints that the Leupold windplex is a bit too heavy for precision work, but I have never been able to find and subtensions only to compare against my Burris.
    The Burris is definitely heavier than my VX6 Tmoa, but I've never found it an issue.

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    TMOA is an awesome reticle, far better than the Windage plex for precision shooting at little targets
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    Quote Originally Posted by Philipo View Post
    TMOA is an awesome reticle, far better than the Windage plex for precision shooting at little targets
    What am I missing here ? Both have 1 MOA hash marks... Other than better glass in the VX6, why is it far better ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ebf View Post
    What am I missing here ? Both have 1 MOA hash marks... Other than better glass in the VX6, why is it far better ?
    The hash marks are only on the horizontal on the windplex

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    Quote Originally Posted by ebf View Post
    What am I missing here ? Both have 1 MOA hash marks... Other than better glass in the VX6, why is it far better ?
    Its thinner and has an open centre, as well as the obvious vertical hashes also.
    Would have an advantage for precision shooting, but wouldn't have thought it'd be far better.

 

 

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