Owning a Vari X II in 3-9X on one of my Remingtons I can second that opinion.
No longer offered by Leupold as the Vari X II as of a few years ago, it is made now and labled as the Leupold Rifleman and modified with a slightly ergonomic shaped tube. Both are a great quality scope at a very reasonable price.
I will admit, I love deer plots.
I love planting... even the garden at home.
What I do not like are high cost farm implements.
I found myself in need of a cultipacker for clover and other small seed - but could not find a decent deal on a small unit.
OK, fine... I will make one!
The materials were very simple... some plastic corrugated sewer drain pipe, some metal, 2 bearings and some concrete and you are in business!
I cut the pipe, in this case, to 46" wide - as I intended to pull this one...