Leupold has a longstanding and well-deserved reputation for quality optics, and the company continues to upgrade its offerings for 2017 with the VX-6HD riflescope line. Named for their 6:1 magnification ratio and high-definition glass, the scopes are offered in 1-6X, 2-12X, 3-18X and 4-24X configurations and have be optimized for clarity and fidelity, even in low-light conditions. The VX-6HD scopes are also jam-packed with performance-enhancing features, including Leupold’s Custom Dial System ZeroLock 2 adjustment turrets, an electronic reticle level to avoid accuracy-robbing gun cant, illuminated reticles and a throw lever for quickly changing magnification. leupold.com
Editors’ Picks 2017: Leupold VX-6HD Riflescope
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