Leupold 110797 VX-2 3-9x40mm Riflescope Review
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|Product Dimensions||6.61-inch x 2.68-inch x 6.61-inch|
|Item Weight||317.5 g or 11.2 oz.|
|Eyepiece||Externally Threaded Fast-focus|
|Material||6061-T6 Grade Aluminum|
|Item Model Number||LP110797-BRK|
|Eyepiece||Externally Threaded Fast-focus|
|Magnification Range||3x to 9x|
|Objective Lens Diameter||40mm|
|Exit Pupil||13.3mm (9x) - 4.4mm (3x)|
|Eye Relief||4.2-inch - 3.7-inch|
|Zoom Ratio Erector System||3:1|
|Reticle||LR Duplex, Second focal plane|
Leupold is one of the most recognizable riflescope manufacturing brands in the world. They behold a substantial part of their achievement to their oldest product lines. And it has been held in appreciation by many experts who bring traditional ideas. These rifle scopes have held up the test of time by means of performance and reliability. However, the time has changed and so are the requirements of gunmen and hunters.
Leupold has constructed their VX-2 line to be as authentic and hard-wearing as possible. They have made some of the best riflescopes available, and Leupold VX2 3-9x40mm is, undoubtedly, one of them. Like most other products in this line, this optics excels in durability and performance, at this price range.
Whom is this product for?
Leupold has used latest optic technology, high-quality design, diverse reticle options, subtle controls, and lifetime warranty, to experience an adventurous life into their decent Leupold VX2 3-9x40mm Waterproof/Fog proof Riflescope. The optical quality and performance of this Leupold device are appreciable. With this VX-II model and 3x to 9x variable zoom and 40mm thick objective lens make Leupold 3x9x40mm suitable for shooting in medium range and applications for wild animals hunting. This is the right choice for avid hunters and serious shooters.
The Leupold VX-2 3-9x40mm Waterproof Fogproof Riflescope Explained
Weighing in at 317.5g the deluxe-class Leupold VX II 3x9x40mm is one of the lightest Riflescopes in this category. The scope measures 12.6 inches long and weighs in at just 11.2 ounces. The main tube is a 2-piece unit which is 1-inch long. It is constructed of 6061-T6 aluminum for optimal structural strength and aircraft grade material ensures minimal weight.
The Leupold Scopes VX2 is filled with Leupold’s patented new combination of Argon/Krypton gas. This gas comes with the characteristics of waterproofing and anti-fogging which are superior to the older nitrogen gas which is being used in many standard scopes. The lens thickness of Leupold VX 2 3x9x40 is 40mm with 3x to 9x variable zoom serves a role without losing much light when bringing the target to focus. The 52 MOAs has also been set manually to 1/4 consistent with the windage and elevation level, and thus enable it to zero in quickly. The Leupold VX2 3 9x40mm scope has an eye relief of 4.2 inches - 3.7 inches and an exit pupil of 13.3mm - 4.4mm. The ergonomic eye piece helps to focus quickly. The glasses come with quality material with blackened lens edges along with a lens cover.
All of the glass is lead-free which makes the item environmentally friendly and layered on each side with a superior DiamondCoat treatment which makes this scope abrasion-resistant. The Leupold VX2 3-9x40mm is available in 3 different finishes, but only the gloss matte black presents reticle selections except the standard Duplex intended for traditional big game hunters, by giving the choice of Wide Duplex offering a bit more viewing space, German #4 clear against dull and unclear backgrounds. Plus, Leupold Dot makes it much easier to locate the central dot, and LR Duplex for a tactical touch enabling to shoot further afield with precision. Leupold will repair or replace any damaged scopes according to their policy without charging their customers not even asking for a warranty card or receipt.
Common Questions and Answers
- Question : Is this scope compatible with an S&W AR-15 M&P Sport 0.223 Rem /5.56mm? Answer :
- Question : Will this scope fit on Marlin 336C/ 0.35 Rem rifle? Answer :
Yes! But, ensure the use of a mounting system like a medium height rings which is high enough for the 40mm objective lens.
Absolutely! Many hunters use it either for 0.30-30 Winchester or 35 Remington rifles. People use it for target practicing within 500 yards range.
Finally, it is extremely rare to find a riflescope that has served and met the expectations of whole generations of hunters, but the Leupold VX2 3-9x40mm which is exactly that. The latest renovations to its features added up the use of color corrected, high-resolution prism glasses for optimum images; 2nd generation inert gas filling for water resistance and DiamondCoat lens coating improved durability.
Though there are the Vortex Crossfire II 3-9x40mm and Bushnell Banner Dusk & Dawn Multi-X Reticle 3-9X 40mm Riflescope which comes with comparable clarity and brightness it cuts lower-price. If you are an avid hunter and looking for a new pair, there is Leupold 3x9x40mm for reliable performance in hunting conditions. Reason? It offers excellent value for the money if you invest to get many years of service, solid!