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Old April 7, 2013, 01:37 AM   #1
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Leupold VX1 on sale - should I get it?

I can get a 2013 Leupold 3-9x40 Leupold VX1 on sale tomorrow.
Out the door it'll be $193.

I've been shopping around a lot for a new scope and price wise this looks like a good deal.

I was also looking at Redfield Revs, Prostaffs and Vortex DBs. Which I could also get about the same price as this deal.
The sale ends tomorrow. And then it's back to $229.

A new scope is a relatively big purchase for me but at the same time I am willing to pay for the quality and warranty of Leupold.
I'd be mounting it on my Ruger .308

What do you guys think? Your $.02 are very welcome.

Thanks.
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Old April 7, 2013, 10:57 AM   #2
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It's really up to you. To me the VX-1 and Revolution scopes were so close in overall performance that I went with a Revolution 3-9x52. Keep in mind that Leupold also owns Redfield now.
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Old April 7, 2013, 12:04 PM   #3
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IMO, get the Leupold. The new versions (except the Rifleman) are good deals. With a discount, even better.
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Old April 7, 2013, 05:06 PM   #4
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Get the leupold, good glass made in the USA and lifetime no questions asked warranty.
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Old April 7, 2013, 06:13 PM   #5
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I have the Leupold Rifleman 3-9 x 40 and have had no problems with it. It was an anniversary model made in 2007 and still going strong.
I also have a NIkon prostaff 3-9 x 40 that is a great scope also.
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Old April 7, 2013, 07:42 PM   #6
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Yes!

Don't pass up a Leupold!!
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Old April 7, 2013, 08:26 PM   #7
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Most of my rifles have Leupolds on them. I have never been sorry about any of them.
I can't say as much for Nikon, Bushnell. Burris, Tasco and a few others. The price stings when you buy them but 25 years later I'm sure you will be glad you did.
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Old April 8, 2013, 10:51 AM   #8
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Thanks guys!
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Old April 8, 2013, 06:06 PM   #9
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Another vote yes, get the Leupold. That VX1 will fit the bill perfectly on a .308. I have an older one and really love it.
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