SHOT Show 2017 - A new line of VX6HD riflescopes and an extremely interesting handheld thermal vision device LTO-Tracker are the core of Leupold's offer for 2017
New from Leupold for the year 2017 at the Las Vegas SHOT Show were several exciting new products, including the VX-6HD riflescope, distinguished by the Company's own, exclusive Twilight Max Light Management System that delivers high-definition optical performance.
All models of the VX-6HD offer illumination, and include a new electronic reticle-leveling feature. When the scope is canted by more than a single degree, the reticle will flash, alerting the shooter that it is not level.
Once squared up, the reticle stops flashing and the user knows the scope is level and a precise shot can be made.
Leupold has designed a new hydrophobic lens coating called Guard-iON, which repels water, dirt, and fingerprints, leaving the glass crystal clear in even the harshest of environments.
A new locking Custom Dial System elevation adjustment, the CDS-ZL2, provides two complete revolutions, allowing hunters and shooters to extend their accuracy even further. Calibrated to the specific ballistics of a particular rifle and load, these are the most precise adjustments available on the market today.
A turn indicator eliminates confusion and ensures the marksman knows precisely where the scope adjustment sits. In addition, Leupold is also adding ZeroLock adjustments for the windage dial.
Included with the VX-6HD are Alumina Flip-Back Lens Covers and a removable throw lever, that simply clamps onto the power selector ring allowing for fast, eyes-free adjustments.
The VX-6HD will be available in magnification ranges of 1-6x24mm, 2-12x42mm, 3-18x44mm, 3-18x50mm and 4-24x52mm. The 6:1 erector system delivers an outstanding field-of-view at lower settings, while still capable of extreme high-magnification.
Also new from Leupold at the 2017 SHOT Show was the LTO-Tracker (Leupold Thermal Optic Tracker), a hand-held thermal observation and game recovery offering a state-of-the-art thermal imaging engine to provide high image quality, fast 30hz frame rates and detection of heat sources out to 600 yards.
The Leupold LTO-Tracker hand-held unit features a 21-degree field of view and offers a 6x digital zoom. Six different thermal filters allow the user to choose the view that’s most beneficial; a single CR123 lithium battery can offer more than ten hours of continuous use.
Where legal, varmint or feral hog hunters can use the LTO-Tracker to identify where the pests are located, leading to more successful control efforts.
With a fast start up time, a powerful sensor that detects temperatures from -40°F to 572°F, and is waterproof, the LTO-Tracker is always ready to go. Built in the United States, the LTO-Tracker is another in the long line of Leupold’s rugged, durable Gold Ring products.