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    My new leupold won't zero

    Just bought a used leupold VXII tactical off TM. It won't wind down enough to zero it at 100yds, not even 200yds. It's on a remington M700 .223 with leupold rings. Is this normal? Do I have to get a special base with a higher rear?

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    Something's wrong. Legit Leupold? Have you got a one piece base on the rifle (thinking 20moa base on the wrong way). Pretty sure Leupold don't do a "tactical VXII".

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    photo it mate and post here, you may have something like a rail on back to front

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beavis View Post
    Something's wrong. Legit Leupold? ... Pretty sure Leupold don't do a "tactical VXII".
    +1, never heard of a VX-II Tactical. Are you meaning a VX-II Target??
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    EDIT: read the question again and it does sound like a 20MOA rail on backwards.
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    god knows but a picture is worth a thousand words

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    Perhaps tactical is the wrong word, maybe target. Leupold VX-II 6-18 X 40 Target AO Fine Duplex | Trade Me is the detail. Just standard two piece base which works fine for other scopes. Maybe I've been sold a dog.

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    Yup, picture would be good. Also check your serial number, is it a row of the same number?

    EDIT: your post came up before mine, looks to be a legit scope.
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    Nice. Then looks like I've been sold a dud scope.

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnino View Post
    Nice. Then looks like I've been sold a dud scope.
    They have a lifetime warranty.

    Check that the 2 piece bases have the right part numbers.
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    swap your rings around
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    I agree, try swapping the rings around, are they dual dovetails or is the rear set a windage adjustment one?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vapour View Post
    swap your rings around
    Can't. Rear has windage screws and front is a twist in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnino View Post
    Can't. Rear has windage screws and front is a twist in.
    Got me thinking though. Maybe the rings are not a set. I'll measure them tonight.

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    If you still have the packaging for them check the part umber against the leupold base chart. the rings are universal but the bases differ. There are a few variants for the bases and you may just have the wrong one.
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