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Leupold’s® New VX®-1 Riflescopes Offer More for the Money

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Designed to provide hunters and shooters with best-in-class riflescopes, Leupold’s 2012 VX®-1 line offers a variety of new features at prices that essentially remain the same as those for VX-I in 2011.

“VX-1 replaces the VX-I (Roman numeral designation) line and has features that were formerly reserved for higher-end Golden Ring® riflescopes,” said Pat Mundy, communications manager for Leupold & Stevens, Inc. “No other scopes in VX-1′s class can match its quality, performance and value, especially since we were able to hold the line on price.”

Leupold’s Quantum Optical System™ highlights the new VX-1. Tailored specifically for this riflescope line, the system includes lead-free, precision-ground and polished lenses with Leupold’s exclusive Multicoat 4® coatings for enhanced resolution, clarity and contrast. Carefully positioned in optimum relationship to each other, the lenses deliver up to 92 percent total light transmission.

Other features include finger-adjustable, ¼-MOA click windage and elevation dials that allow quick zeroing and easy adjustment in the field. The power selector ring incorporates a tactile indicator, making it easy to grasp and turn even while wearing gloves. A fast-focus eyepiece with a low-profile lock ring makes reticle focus easy to achieve and maintain.

VX-1 sports modern styling with a gold-plated Leupold® medallion highlighting the exterior design. Like all Golden Ring riflescopes, VX-1 is waterproof, shockproof and fog proof.

Magnifications in the VX-1 line include 2-7x33mm, 3-9x40mm, 3-9x50mm and

4-12x40mm, with a variety of reticle and finish options for different hunting styles, game and ranges. The line also includes Shotgun/Muzzleloader and Rimfire models. Suggested retail prices range from $210 to $320.

Built for rugged use with a one-inch maintube manufactured from 6061-T6 aircraft-quality aluminum alloy, VX-1 is covered by Leupold’s Full Lifetime Guarantee.

For more information, visit a local dealer, go to www.leupold.com or call 1-800-LEUPOLD.

Leupold & Stevens, Inc., the preeminent American-owned optics company, employs hundreds of people in its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility near Beaverton, Ore. Family owned and operated, Leupold offers products that are sold worldwide to hunters, competitive shooters, American military warfighters, law enforcement personnel and wildlife observers. The product line includes rifle, handgun and spotting scopes; binoculars; rangefinders; trail cameras; mounting systems; and optical tools and accessories.

Contact:
Patrick Mundy (503) 526-1467 or pmundy@leupold.com
Jeff Patterson, Swanson Russell, (402) 437-6410 or jeffp@swansonrussell.com

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