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    Vx 6

    Had a play with a 2-12-42 today,I won't comment on the glass but the turrets where a disapointment.Simmilar to a standard VX 3 only bigger, with screw off caps,moa marks in even numbers on top of dial only and the clicks where fine with 20moa per turn but far to soft with very poor feed back in both feel and sound.This was only one scope but first impressions for a scope in the $1600-$1800 bracket- not good from a dial up point of view.
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    And here I was thinkin... pity they dont have a milrad version for the .270..... nek minute. cheers for that chris

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    Quote Originally Posted by sneeze View Post
    Had a play with a 2-12-42 today,I won't comment on the glass but the turrets where a disapointment.Simmilar to a standard VX 3 only bigger, with screw off caps,moa marks in even numbers on top of dial only and the clicks where fine with 20moa per turn but far to soft with very poor feed back in both feel and sound.This was only one scope but first impressions for a scope in the $1600-$1800 bracket- not good from a dial up point of view.
    Crap. I thought they were supposed to have the pop up turret like the VX-7. They were not too bad.
    Back to the drawing board.

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    2-12 is a nice power range.... So many scope makers do several things right then fuck up one or two making it unusable for the purpose you want to use it for...

    Its either to heavy, not enough travel, pour turret design, to fine int the adjustment or clicks... Its hard to get a light and functioning LR scope at a good price
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    Yeah it reads very well on paper and I had intensions of walking out with one but I think leupold have missed the boat again.A custom turret would help from a visual point but its already getting up in the price range.New Z3 4-12x50s are a touch cheaper. The over all design seems to be aimed at versitility with a good power range and 30mm tube but the execution on this particular scope was a fail..
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    How would you rate it as a bush- 400y scope forgetting the dialing?
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    No reason why it wouldnt be fine but I cant see the value, why use a 30mm tube if you dont needthe extra elevation.Personaly I would take a 3-10 Z3 anyday for that use
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    Quote Originally Posted by sneeze View Post
    No reason why it wouldnt be fine but I cant see the value, why use a 30mm tube if you dont needthe extra elevation.Personaly I would take a 3-10 Z3 anyday for that use
    30mm should be more robust and take the knocks better?
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    Possibly but its not a problem Iv ever had,a bad fall will munt any tube so if your look at how many times a 30mm tube wont bend when an inch one would I wouldnt give it any points at all. If it was an armed forces situation where lives may be at stake then any advantage no matter how small becomes relevant.Bit like the S&B PMII, it offers a level of reliability/robustness I just dont need or am prepared to pay for in terms of weight and bulk.I know others are and thats cool.
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