Crosbie Sets British F-Class Record with Leupold® VX®-6 7-42x56mm Riflescope
BEAVERTON, Ore. — Leupold & Stevens, Inc., is proud to have its VX®-6 7-42x56mm riflescope optic used by Scottish F-class competitor Paul R. Crosbie as he set a British record in route to collecting two gold medals, along with a silver and bronze, at the European F-Class Championships.
In the first match of the individual 800 yard event, Crosbie took the British record and gold medal with a score of 75 V 12. This mark came on the heels of his gold-medal winning performance (75 V 7) in the pre-matches.
“When I first saw the VX-6 7-42mm at The World Championships last year, I knew that Leupold had built the ideal F-Class scope,” Crosbie said. “Now, having worked with one in top-level competition, I can confirm this to be the case.”
For Leupold®, working with the world’s best competitive shooters is more than just an honor, it’s an opportunity to have their optics tested by the most discerning experts under real-world match conditions.
“From long-range competitive shooting to that once-in-a-lifetime elk hunt, the VX-6 7- 42mm is one of the most versatile riflescopes we’ve ever designed,” said Tim Lesser, director of product development at Leupold & Stevens, Inc. “The feedback we get from these competitive perfectionists are critical to the design of the most rugged, dependable optics for long-range shooters and ethical hunters.”
The VX-6 7-42x56mm was designed from the start to be a long-range precision optic. Its 6X magnification range delivers crystal clear optics edge-to-edge at any power, which is great for shooters like Crosbie who prefer nothing stronger than 40X.
The VX-6 7-42 features ⅛ minute-of-angle (MOA) adjustments on the elevation dial, allowing for precise adjustments on the ½ MOA V Bull. The dials feature a zero stop, which Crosbie relies on if he ever gets lost on his elevation setting. Simply turn back to zero and start over. The greatest benefit to the precision marksman, however, is the incredibly clear image and outstanding light transmission of the VX-6.
“I let (other competitors) have a look through to compare the Leupold with their own scopes,” Crosbie said. “Every single one of them declared the Leupold to be far clearer and brighter than their own. I double-checked by looking through their scopes, and I can confirm that the VX-6 was indeed superior.”