I was prepared to order a new scope but first I emailed Leupold and was told that thier catalog was wrong. The VXII 4 X 12 X 50 DOES NOT HAVE A 33' FIELD OF VIEW!!!!!!!!! as shown on pg 49 of the Leupold catalog. :(
Here is the scenario... you sit in your 2 piece climbing stand and your foot inadvertently bumps the lower section while there is no weight on it - and it slides down the tree, out of reach!
OK, you are safe - you have a string tied from the upper section that you are sitting on and the foot portion that slid 4-5 feet down the tree. All you have to do it pull the other section up, reposition it and you are back in business, correct?
Have you ever tested this theory?
I have -...