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New Leupold VX®-I Scopes For Shotgun, Muzzleloader Shooting

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Hunting Gear - — Leupold® introduces two new VX®-I scopes designed for close-range sport shooting with shotguns and muzzleloaders. Both the VX-I 1-4x20mm and VX-I 2-7x33mm Shotgun/Muzzleloader scopes offer features to help spot game and place shots precisely, even in thick cover. With parallax adjusted to 75 yards – a common range for shotgun or muzzleloader hunting – each variable power model offers a wide field of view from 24 to 75 feet. Leupold’s Heavy Duplex® reticle makes the scopes especially effective in low-light conditions.

“Our new VX-I Shotgun/Muzzleloader scopes are tailored to the specific needs of those who enjoy the close-range action found in both these types of hunting,” said Mike Slack, Leupold’s marketing communications manager. “They also have the same general features common to all Leupold scopes: quality optics, rugged dependability, and absolute waterproof and fog proof integrity. Either scope provides hunters in weapon-restricted states with the opportunity to use a very good optic.”

The shotgun/muzzleloader scopes also feature Leupold’s standard multicoat lens system to help deliver a clear, bright sight picture with the contrast needed to visually pick game out of cover. Both models come in a matte black finish to minimize the possibility of game-spooking glare and maximize concealment potential.

Other key features:

• Micro-friction dials for adjustment of elevation and windage (1/4-MOA each). •

Maintube diameter: one inch. •

Environmental protection: each scope is designed to be fully waterproof, shockproof and fog proof. •

VX-I 1-4x20mm weight and length: 9 ounces (255.2 grams), 9.2 inches (23.4 centimeters). •

VX-I 2-7x33mm weight and length: 10.5 ounces (297.7 grams), 11 inches (27.9 centimeters).

VX-I Shotgun/Muzzleloader scopes are backed by Leupold’s Full Lifetime Guarantee. For more information, contact a local Leupold dealer or Leupold & Stevens, Inc., P.O. Box 688, Beaverton, OR 97075-0688; (503) 526-1400 – phone; (503) 352-7621 – fax. Or, go to To locate a Leupold dealer, call (800) 929-4949.

Leupold & Stevens, Inc., the only prominent American-owned and -operated optics company, employs more than 600 people in its state-of-the-art Beaverton, Ore., facility where rugged, dependable, high-performance sports optics have been designed, machined and assembled since 1907. A fifth-generation, family-owned company, Leupold is the Shooting Industry Academy of Excellence 2004 Manufacturer of the Year. Leupold products are sold worldwide to hunters, wildlife observers, competitive shooters, law enforcement officers and special operations military personnel.


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