New Non-Scopes from Leupold

Leupold bipod

Leupold & Stevens is well known for its optics with rifle scopes being one of its dominant product categories. However, the company makes more than just glass. In fact, the company has a robust line of accessories that supports the products it is well known for. Here is a look at a few of the things the company added to its catalog for 2017.

Carbon Fiber Bipods

Leupold added a pair of carbon fiber bipods to its offerings this year. Both are lightweight and use magnetic mounts for quiet deployment. One is a standard size (6.5″-9.5″) while the second is longer (9.5″-13.5″). They weigh 5.5 ounces and 6.5 ounces respectively. Both models have the same MSRP: $339.

Binocular Tripod Tray

Leupold bino tray

Some binoculars have a mounting point to attach directly to a tripod. Others do not. This new Tripod Tray allows any binoculars to fasten to a tripod using a hook and loop strap. Its simple but seems to work well. The suggested retail on this is only $19.

Zoom SVS Universal Adapter

Leupold universal

This kit allows you to take pictures and record video with your cellular phone through a Leupold spotting scope or binocular. It uses a quick-connect system for easy set up. The system has an MSRP of $74.

iPhone Adapter Kits

Leupold iphone

Like the Universal Adapter above, Leupold is also making iPhone adapter kits that work with specific models of Apple products. These have an auto-alignment feature and properly set eye relief for the best image possible. These are a bit more expensive at $199.





Richard Johnson

An advocate of gun proliferation zones, Richard is a long time shooter, former cop and internet entrepreneur. Among the many places he calls home is http://www.gunsholstersandgear.com/.


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  • Hellbilly

    The bipod looked intriguing until I got to the MSRP.

    • M-dasher

      Thats about what youd pay for any top end bipod

      • Sunshine_Shooter

        But most other high end bipods (Atlas bipod, for example) offer a LOT more functionality. If there’s something I’m missing, please let me know.

  • Anonymoose

    They should brand it as the Leupold Leupod.

    • LGonDISQUS

      Watch out, we got a Don Draper over here!

  • Squirrel

    Get back in your lane Leupold

  • LGonDISQUS

    Cycling guru here. Truly wondering whether the weight savings from these bipods would be significant compared to Alu. I’ve paid $50 for “superior parts” to reduce weight by 130g before.

    Seriously, I could take a wee before leaving the house to hike into the woods and lose 10x more weight than CF bipods would save you.

    If you’re looking for rigidity, get some Ti or CF tubing from a craft or airplane hobby store and graft the tubes in replacement of the old ones with gorilla glue. Seriously.

  • LGonDISQUS

    10% markup for the name. These cost less than $40 to make any day of the week. Both of these companies are laughing while being chauferred to the bank.