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#6989031 - 12/08/17 05:55 PM Leupold VX-1
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I bought a Leupold VX-1. Is it good for a 7mm mag scope killer?

Ive read a lot about the VX-2 and up. Iím just hoping the VX-1 will hold zero on it.
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#6989036 - 12/08/17 05:57 PM Re: Leupold VX-1 [Re: MathMan]
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Friction or click adjustments.
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#6989200 - 12/08/17 08:27 PM Re: Leupold VX-1 [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Friction or click adjustments.


Iím not sure what you are saying.
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#6989488 - 12/09/17 07:12 AM Re: Leupold VX-1 [Re: MathMan]
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Remove the covers for the turrets. When you turn them do them click or just move?
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#6990173 - 12/09/17 07:37 PM Re: Leupold VX-1 [Re: MathMan]
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Darn. Iím unsure and itís wrapped and under the Christmas tree. I guess Iíll have to wait until after Christmas to reply.

Does VX-1 come in both? Friction or click?

Is friction bad?
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#6990423 - 12/10/17 06:02 AM Re: Leupold VX-1 [Re: MathMan]
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If it's new it's click, I don't think they have made a friction scope in a long time. I am not aware of problems from the friction style but, click is easier to adjust.
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#6990443 - 12/10/17 06:35 AM Re: Leupold VX-1 [Re: MathMan]
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VX-1 should be fine on a 7mm Magnum.
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#7023904 - 01/03/18 09:28 PM Re: Leupold VX-1 [Re: MathMan]
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I tried the scope on my 7mm mag today. Doesnít seem like clicks. I hear no click. You notice itís changing spots but there is no actual click.

Is that what friction adjustments are?


Other than that it shot great!!!! I put 175 grain Corelocks in it and my boresight job was almost perfect!!! I didnít adjust it after boresight. It was within 1/2Ē of bullseye and I call that good:) shot 1Ē group.

The 150grain corelocks shot horribly but I may have some other grain bullets mixed in that box on accident. Or it was my shooting. Idk.

But when I had the 175grains in it, it was pretty much dead on.

I canít wait to see what I can do with reloading now:).
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#7023921 - 01/03/18 09:35 PM Re: Leupold VX-1 [Re: MathMan]
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Vx1 will fail

It's also being discontinued I believe

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#7023924 - 01/03/18 09:36 PM Re: Leupold VX-1 [Re: MathMan]
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Iíd have thought Leupold had gone away from friction type adjustments, but I suppose the VX1line might still have them. But that didnít answer your question.

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#7023997 - 01/03/18 10:25 PM Re: Leupold VX-1 [Re: MathMan]
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I have two, both friction, and they are both fine. One is a 4-12x40with the wide duplex and I really like it.
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#7024000 - 01/03/18 10:26 PM Re: Leupold VX-1 [Re: MathMan]
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Leupold has taken a lot of heat for the strength of the internal components of their scopes it seems. I have 2 different VX-1 3x9-40, one on a slug gun and one on a muzzleloader. About 75 rounds through each with no issues so far. They aren't the special slug gun models either.

I think for a hunting scope that gets shot to confirm zero once a year and then hopefully a shot or two to fill the freezer they will fit the bill. For someone shooting a lot or with a heavy recoiling rifle it may not be the best choice.

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