Leupold 3-18x44 VX-6HD CDS-ZL2 Side Focus Riflescope (Boone & Crockett Illuminated Reticle, Matte Black)

Leupold 3-18x44 VX-6HD CDS-ZL2 Side Focus Riflescope (Boone & Crockett Illuminated Reticle, Matte Black)

Leupold 3-18x44 VX-6HD CDS-ZL2 Side Focus Riflescope (Boone & Crockett Illuminated Reticle, Matte Black)

B&H # LE318X44BC MFR # 171566
Leupold 3-18x44 VX-6HD CDS-ZL2 Side Focus Riflescope (Boone & Crockett Illuminated Reticle, Matte Black)

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Product Highlights

  • Boone & Crockett Reticle, 2nd FP
  • 30mm 6061-T6 Aluminum Maintube
  • 75 MOA Windage/Elevation, 1/4 MOA IPC
  • CDS-ZL2: Custom Dial System Zero Lock 2
  • Twilight Max Lens Multi-Coatings
  • DiamondCoat 2 Protective Lens Coating
  • Water & Fogproof/Argon-Krypton Mix
  • Twin Bias Spring Erector System
  • Electronic Level Reticle
  • Made in the USA
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Leupold CDS-ZL2 overview

  • 1Description

Leupold's 3-18x44 VX-6HD CDS-ZL2 Side Focus Riflescope is a new iteration that carries over old reliability and performance but features upgrades such as high-definition (HD) optics, their prorprietary Twilight Max Light Management System, and fast Custom Dial System Zero Lock 2 (CDS-ZL2) elevation and windage dials. While the HD optics ensure high-contrast and true color images, the revolutionary Twilight Max Light Management System features improved transmission throughout the entire visible spectrum—emphasizing reds and blues at the edges of the spectrum, and delivering shooters with an opportunity to see deep into shadows of twilight. Another major improvement is the Guard-Ion hydrophobic optical coating that prevents finger stains and repels water droplets, dust, and dirt from optical surfaces. To improve contrast even further and reduce stray light, the environmentally friendly lead-free optical elements have their edges blackened. DiamondCoat 2 protective coatings on all external surfaces protect the optics from scratches.

Another highlight of this optic is its illuminated 2nd focal plane Boone & Crockett Duplex reticle. It features a modified duplex pattern with CPC-style hold points, power selector ballistic tuning, illuminated crosshair, and hold compensation lines for 200, 300, 400, 450, and 500 yard ranges and 10 mph winds.To help you compensate for wind drift and ballistic bullet drop, the scope has 75 MOA windage and elevation adjustment ranges with a 1/4 MOA impact point correction.

To match the impeccable quality of the optics, the housing is crafted from ultra-durable and lightweight 6061-T6 aluminum alloy and features a 30mm maintube. It is filled with an argon-krypton gas mixture to ensure a water and fogproof performance and also offers a lockable eyepiece. The featured CDS-ZL2 finger-operated dials are engineered to provide twice the travel, fast adjustments, and accurate returns to zero.

Optical Performance
  • 44mm objective
  • 3-18x magnification
  • Field of View: 38.2-6.9' at 100 yards
  • High-definition (HD) lenses offer higher contrast, clarity, and true color
  • Twilight Max Light Management System improves transmission of blues and reds at the edges of the visible spectrum to enhance visibility in twilight
  • Guard-Ion hydrophobic lens coating repels water and dirt and prevents fingerprint stains
  • Blackened lens edges reduce unwanted glare and diffusion through the lens edges to provide better resolution and improved contrast
  • DiamondCoat 2 is an extra layer of coating that defends against external damage and adds to image quality
  • Eye relief: 3.7"
  • Exit pupil: 2.4-14.7 mm
Illuminated Boone & Crockett Reticle
  • 2nd focal plane
  • Electronic reticle level
  • Four tapered posts with a crosshair
  • MST: Motion Sensor Technology deactivates and resumes reticle illumination based upon motion
  • Push-button brightness control with eight settings
  • Side focus parallax adjustment
Use and Handling
  • 1/4 MOA impact point correction
  • 75 MOA windage and elevation adjustment range
  • Illumination with eight brightness settings
  • Motion Sensor Technology (MST) activates the illumination with a single touch of the button or twist of the dial
  • Automatic standby mode after five minutes of inactivity
  • Tactile power indicator allows range estimation
Construction Details
  • 24kt gold ring and medallion
  • 6061-T6 aluminum housing
  • 30mm single-piece maintube
  • Custom Dial System ZeroLock 2 (CDS-ZL2): Capped, finger-operated dials provide extended travel, fast adjustments, and accurate returns to zero
  • Twin bias spring erector system provides 30% more holding force to withstand recoil
  • Custom Dial System (CDS) allows you to change the elevation quickly to different sight-in ranges
  • Fog- and waterproof, filled with an argon-krypton mixture
  • Throw lever and threaded plug included
  • Alumina flip-back lens covers included
UPC: 030317012557
In the Box
Leupold 3-18x44 VX-6HD CDS-ZL2 Side Focus Riflescope (Boone & Crockett Illuminated Reticle, Matte Black)
  • CR-2032 Battery
  • 2 x Alumina Flip-Back Lens Covers
  • 2 x CDS Dials
  • Throw Lever
  • Threaded Plug
  • Neoprene Scope Cover
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Leupold CDS-ZL2 specs

    Performance
    Magnification 3 to 18x
    Objective Lens Diameter 44 mm
    Field of View 3x: 38.2' @ 100 yd / 12.2 m @ 100 m
    18x: 6.9' @ 100 yd / 3.3 m @ 100 m
    Exit Pupil Diameter 3x: 14.7 mm
    18x: 2.4 mm
    Eye Relief 3.7" / 94 mm
    Reticle
    Reticle Type Boone & Crockett Reticle (Second Focal Plane)
    Features
    Impact Point Correction 1/4 MOA per Click
    Windage Adjustment 75 MOA
    Elevation Adjustment 75 MOA
    Parallax Correction Yes, 50 yd / 45.7 m to Infinity
    Environmental
    Water Resistance Waterproof
    Fogproof Yes, Argon/Krypton Filled
    General
    Maintube Diameter 30 mm
    Battery 1 x CR2032
    Dimensions Length: 13.5" / 342.9 mm
    Weight 19 oz / 538.7 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.35 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 17.1 x 4.3 x 4.0"

    Leupold CDS-ZL2 reviews

    3-18x44 VX-6HD CDS-ZL2 Side Focus Riflescope (Boone & Crockett Illuminated Reticle, Matte Black) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Boone & Crockett reticle is nice I have 4 of the VX-6HD 3-18x44 scopes. The first 3 VX6 scopes I purchased are fire dot duplex and they are fine optics. This is the first Boone & Crockett reticle I purchased. It matches my 6.5 Creedmoor 140 gr ammo well. zero at 200 yds, Using the first hash mark, my 300 yd shots POI were within 1 inch of bull's eye. Very pleased as I prepare to go on a antelope hunt in Wy next week.
    Date published: 2018-09-20
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