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Leupold Rifleman

Old 04-07-2006, 04:23 PM
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What do ya all think of that scope in general?
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Old 04-07-2006, 04:58 PM
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Save your money for a Vari-X II or better, or look at another manufacturer in that price range (Sightron, Nikon, etc.) if you can't afford the Vari-II.
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Old 04-07-2006, 06:30 PM
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Dido on what he said. Hold up a Rifleman next to a VX-II and see the difference. I dont know why leupold sells the rifleman, it just tarnishes there rep.
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Old 04-07-2006, 06:45 PM
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The rifleman is no where good enough to cost $200 that most places want for a 3-9X. IMHO it should cost about $79.99.

Look at just about any other scope in the same price range and nearly all of them will be better optically as well as in construction.
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Old 04-07-2006, 07:40 PM
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I have a couple of the Rifleman and also the VX- l. Try as I might, I can't find a thing wrong with them. The VX-l has a little better optical quality but both are good rugged scopes. Look through one in the stores and take it outside and check it out. I think they make these lesser priced scopes because they want a piece of that market. Can you find a better scope? Most Likely. Will you get your monies worth from the Rifleman? I did.
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Old 04-10-2006, 09:15 AM
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Why anyone would pay the same for a non-one piece scope without fully multicoated optics when you can pay the same amount of money for a Burris Sightron or Bushnell that has these features just so they can say "I have a Leupold" makes no sense to me.
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Old 04-10-2006, 09:11 PM
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I guess some of us are not as smart as you.
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Old 04-10-2006, 09:24 PM
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if wanting a leupold spend the few extra bucks and get a vx 11 just my 2 cents
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Old 04-10-2006, 11:39 PM
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I wonder if it was designed to sell at Wall-Mart...
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Old 04-11-2006, 08:45 AM
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ORIGINAL: Vapodog

I wonder if it was designed to sell at Wall-Mart...
Ive heard alot of people call it the Wal-Mart Leupold so maybe it was.

James its your $ if you want to spend the same on an inferior product thats your choice. Has nothing to do with being smarter or not. Maybe what I think is common sense-- isnt-- we can argue that on way or the other.

You can't argue that these scopes have less features for more $ though,---- its a fact.
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