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I bought a used  Vari-X II 2x7x33 at a gun show for $150 and put it on a AR15 riser that I milled down into a cantilevered 91/30 Mosin Nagant mount.

The scope was stressed. It was on a diving board on a hard kicking rifle.

The power ring got loose and the image jumped around 10moa when I moved the power ring.

I sent it back to Leupold and two weeks later they sent me a new in the box VX-I 2x7x33.

They look like the same thing, are they the same thing?

Are the new ones made in the USA?

TIA
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Sounds like you got way more than you paid for.
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Here's how I understand it

 

VX I replaces Vari X II

VX II      "       Vari X III

VX III Upgrade of VX III

 

VX 7 - best scope in the world

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Originally posted by mwyates mwyates wrote:

Here's how I understand it

 

VX I replaces Vari X II

VX II      "       Vari X III

VX III Upgrade of VX III

 

VX 7 - best scope in the world

 

LOL!!!

 

Have a Happy New Year mwyates!  Take care.

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That's what Leupold says!  It must be right
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: December/29/2006 at 18:42
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Be glad you bought a loopie, had it been a $1000+ euro scope you would have gotten a repair bill (in 6 months)
And yes today's VX I is yesterday's VX II. You can call Leupold they'll explain that to you.
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