Would somebody be willing to provide the approximate field of view at 10 yards for one of the leupold 1.5-5x variable scopes at low power (1.5x)? Ideally a VX3i, but I imagine all the models would have a similar FOV.
I have a Leupold VX3 1.5x5 on my 375 Ruger, but I am currently in Houston and the rifle is not. I recently purchased a Swarovski 1.5x6 and I do have that scope on hand. I stood 10 yards from my front door and looked through the scope with it on 1.5x. FOV was roughly 5 ft.
I have a Leupold VX-3i 1.5-5x20 on my 375 and FOV at low power at 10 yards is right about 5 feet 6 inches.
I really like this scope but rarely take it off 5x.
For inside 50 yards I take it off with QD rings and shoot open sights.
yes, 10 yards is the distance i was curious about. I was looking through my leupolds in 2-7x (which i believe is actually a 2.5x on the lowest setting) and a 2.5-8x and best i can tell it's around 2-1/2' FOV at 10 yards. I was curious about the 1.5x as i have one on order to go on a .416 Rem Mag. That's quite a bit of difference in FOV.
Just curious here, but you didn't mention exactly why the 10 yard information was important to you.
Are you are thinking of using the 416 for DG hunting?
I suggest you strike up a conversation with any one of the several members who have hunted DG and ask their opinion about scope choice.
Not to mention the fact that there are several threads out there covering this topic.
Hi Bob, how's things going in Wyong?. Down your way a couple of years back but haven't been in NSW since Ebor for the fishing. just getting over some nasty storms up here in Qld, seeing the sun for the first time in a few days. I'm going to NZ in the spring and hope to clean up a few buns while there and perhaps shake the spiders out of my old .303LE (currently owned by my BIL). Cheers Brian