Rifle Scopes Opinions on Leupold VX III 1.5-5 Illum Circle dot

Andy T

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I was considering getting MK4 MR/T until I found out about the VXIII 1.5-5. How good is this scope in general? I am planning on using it on an AR for close to mid range. Is the circle dot reticle good for this purpose?

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Re: Opinions on Leupold VX III 1.5-5 Illum Circle dot

I found the 1.5 power setting to be annoying when shooting close targets with both eyes open. I shoot some 3gun and that is what I used it for. As far as the circle dot I liked it, like an Eotech however the illumination was not bright enough for daylight. In the end I settled on a S&B short dot which was a close win over the Swaro 1-6. Hope this helps.
 

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Re: Opinions on Leupold VX III 1.5-5 Illum Circle

Some do have a problem shooting CQ both eyes open with a 1.5x scope and some don't. The Leupold 1.5-5x20 CD scope you are looking at is a very nice scope with very clear glass.

Here are some very good ones in about the same price range if you don't have to have a Leupold.

Meopta 1-4x22 K-Dot
Trijicon 1.25-4x24 TR21 scopes - The illuminated reticle can be seen in the daylight.

Here is a an excellent very large thread on the CQ mid range 1-4 scopes.

http://www.m4carbine.net/showthread.php?t=104


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Re: Opinions on Leupold VX III 1.5-5 Illum Circle

MAX100 said:
Some do have a problem shooting CQ both eyes open with a 1.5x scope and some don't. The Leupold 1.5-5x20 CD scope you are looking at is a very nice scope with very clear glass.

Here are some very good ones in about the same price range if you don't have to have a Leupold.

Meopta 1-4x22 K-Dot
Trijicon 1.25-4x24 TR21 scopes - The illuminated reticle can be seen in the daylight.


Trijicon has the problem in full sunlight,the illum. overburn the target,so you cant take a precision shot.
the circle dot is without illum. black and clear,and better choice as trijicon