The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Skunkworks > Gear and Accessories

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old October 31, 2013, 06:14 PM   #1
mnoirot64
Senior Member
 
Join Date: September 9, 2013
Location: Clarksville, Tennessee
Posts: 355
Leupold LR VX-3 6.5-20X50 side focus question

Greetings friends,

I just purchased a "new to me" Remington BLD 700 in .338 RUM. It came with the Leupold LR VX-3 6.5-20X50 side focus scope. It is beautifully clear and seems to work quite well in low light. It has the "fine duplex" reticle and according to the Leupold Ballistics Aiming System guide you should sight the 338 RUM in at 200 yards and use the two dots, below the crosshair, for 300 and 500 yards, respectively. I looked at the specific reticle for that scope, on Leupold Stevens website, and it said there were precise aim points for 300,400 and 500 yards. For the life of me, I do not see any aim points other than the crosshair. The picture of the reticle also shows none. So, where exactly are these "precise aim points?" This is my first Leupold scope so I am not very familiar with it yet. Thanks for your input.

Mike Noirot
Clarksville, TN
mnoirot64 is offline  
Old November 1, 2013, 12:09 AM   #2
big al hunter
Senior Member
 
Join Date: March 12, 2011
Location: Washington state
Posts: 932
You have the simple fine duplex reticle. The reticle that is referred to is the LR Duplex. It has hash marks under the main crosshair that are calibrated to be close to most rifles trajectory. Check out the list of reticle that are available. For a small charge Leupold will change the reticle.
__________________
You can't fix stupid....however ignorance can be cured through education!
big al hunter is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:14 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.06604 seconds with 9 queries