Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#474673 - 10/30/07 04:38 PM Heads up on Leopold scopes
cdw338
8 Point


Registered: 11/17/01
Posts: 1383
Loc: Ky Lake Paris Tn

Offline
A must read:




http://www.leupold.com/corporate/resources/counterfeit-warning/

Top
#474690 - 10/30/07 04:50 PM Re: Heads up on Leopold scopes [Re: cdw338]
smstone22
16 Point


Registered: 01/11/04
Posts: 16893
Loc: Allardt, TN

Offline
dang chinks are counterfeiting everything these days and poisoning us at the same time lol
_________________________
-QDM=Better Deer, Better Deer Hunting
-Let Him Go, So He Can Grow

Top
#474697 - 10/30/07 05:02 PM Re: Heads up on Leopold scopes [Re: smstone22]
Hillbilly Hunter
Killbilly
16 Point


Registered: 07/15/05
Posts: 17800
Loc: Branchville

Offline
I just bought another VX-III, glad I don't have to worry about that....
_________________________
...they never call me by my name, just Hillbilly...


Top
#475049 - 10/30/07 08:55 PM Re: Heads up on Leopold scopes [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
megalomaniac
12 Point


Registered: 10/28/05
Posts: 5053
Loc: Mississippi

Offline
There have been counterfeit Mark IV's from China on the market for over a year now. Most are sold on Ebay. But you can call them with the serial number on the scope if you are buying one used and they will be able to tell you if it's real or a fake.

I can't really figure out the Mark IV scope line, though... it is constructed identically (including the exact same glass) as the VX-III LR scopes. You can buy a vxIII LR, send it to the factory and have them install M1 finger knobs, M1 side focus all for $160. Presto, now you have a scope identical to the Mark IV for hundreds less than the cost of the Mark IV (As long as you don't mind the gold ring on the objective, rather than a black ring... and a sharpie will take care of that \:\) )

Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  RUGER, gtk, Bobby G, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105162
RUGER
86614
Deer Assassin
65002
BSK
60827
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
bootsinsand, bigun714, clh200, tlwilliams, Forvols
13179 Registered Users
Who's Online
129 registered (stringtalker, TNRifleman, striker12, blu goose, Forvols, Crazyeye, 17 invisible) and 151 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13179 Members
42 Forums
90991 Topics
1063313 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
August
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.06 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.