New Leupold VX-3HD Line of Riflescopes

    Leupold VX-3HD

    Leupold & Stevens, Inc. has introduced a new line of riflescopes called the VX-3HD. They all have a 3:1 zoom ratio and Leupold’s CDS-ZL elevation dial which you can use instead of holdovers on the long-range. The line includes 5 new models, from 1.5-5×20 up to 4.5-14×50. After looking at the reticles offered, I’d say that these riflescopes are focused on hunters.

    Leupold VX-3HD 1.5-5×20

    Here is the announcement from Leupold:

    BEAVERTON, Ore. — Leupold & Stevens, Inc., provider of the world’s most rugged, lightweight, and clear sport optics, is pleased to announce the launch of its new VX-3HD line of riflescopes, which delivers what hunters want most in a riflescope: outstanding low-light performance in an incredibly tough, lightweight package.

    Featuring Leupold’s Elite Optical System, the VX-3HD delivers excellent dawn-to-dusk light transmission for a bright image when it matters most, elite-level glare reduction in harsh light, and the resolution and clarity that diehard hunters and shooters demand. Its adjustments deliver match-grade repeatability, and have ergonomic controls that are easy to read and use, even with gloves.

    The VX-3HD will feature an array of magnification ranges, objective lens sizes, maintube diameters, elevation adjustment types, and more across the breadth of the line. Illuminated reticle models will be available, and every VX-3HD will feature a CDS-ZL dial. Leupold’s Custom Dial System (CDS) eliminates the needs for holdovers on longer shots, while the ZeroLock prevents unintended adjustments and ensures an accurate return to zero.

    “The VX-3HD builds upon the long tradition of our award-winning VX-3 line of Gold Ring riflescopes, which has served hunters and shooters for more than 40 years,” said Vici Peters, Gold Ring Product Line Manager for Leupold & Stevens, Inc. “The 3HD brings high-definition performance and comes packed with features that make it the best scope in its price class, bar none.”

    An integrated, removable throw lever is included on select models. Built to outperform and outlast, the VX-3HD’s ruggedness is verified through Leupold’s Punisher testing process. Its ultra-lightweight construction disperses recoil energy for unrivaled durability.

    Like all Leupold riflescopes, the VX-3HD is proudly designed, machined, and assembled in the company’s Beaverton, Ore. factory and guaranteed to perform for life.

    Leupold VX-3HD 4.5-14x50

    Leupold VX-3HD 4.5-14×50

    Leupold also published a video which you can find below:

    Leupold VX-3HD scopes are priced from $499.99 to $749.99. For more information on Leupold products, please visit us at

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    Eric B

    Ex-Arctic Ranger. Competitive practical shooter and hunter with a European focus. Always ready to increase my collection of modern semi-automatics, optics, thermals and suppressors. TCCC Certified. Occasionaly seen in a 6×6 Bug Out Vehicle, always with a big smile.