Leupold VX-6: Best Marlin 45-70 scope recommendations

Marlin .45-70  Arms is one of America’s most popular firearms producers in history. Since the start of Marlin firearms in 1870 the goal has always been to make high quality affordable firearms for the US civilian market.

Marlin is credited with countless innovations, as well as some of the most sought after lever action rifles on the market. Still today there is a cult, specifically in the cowboy action shooter’s market.

When it comes to Marlin rifles, there is no question about the precision and unmatched engineering that goes in to every Marlin firearm model, from one hundred and thirty years ago, to today.
So when you are looking for your next firearm, look no further than Marlin firearms, for a name you can trust and reliability you can depend on.

With over a century of firearms know how, Marlin firearms are still some of the most popular, and best known firearms on the market. Thats why we are sure you will find the best Marlin firearm to meet your needs. Marlin rifles are some of the best additions you can find for any firearms collectors, which are sure to be the prize of any collection.

However, within the 300 yards, the best scopes for the Marlin will accentuate its ability to hit within that range. The Marlin 1895 serves most from pretty powered scopes and even red dot sights.

Leupold VX-6: the best Marlin scopes.

The Leupold VX-I comes in two sizes: 2-7x33mm and 3-9x40mm. We are recommending the 3-9x40mm as it is far more powerful than the 2-7x33mm and is a great all-around scope for big game hunting. The VX-I is a lightweight scope weighing just 20 ounces and features a 3 to 9 times magnification. Specifications for the VX-I are:

  • 3 to 9x magnification
  • 12.4” tube
  • 1.6” tube diameter
  • Eye relief of 3.7”
  • 59 windage adjustment
  • LR Duplex reticle
  • Multicoat lens
  • Waterproof

One of the standout points with the VX-I is that the eye relief is slightly larger than our previous two choices. This allows for further comfort and protection when shooting more powerful rifles. The magnification and reticle allow for clear shots. Brightness levels are near perfect. The only small issue we experienced is that it took a bit of adjusting to find the correct eye relief distance




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