The Leupold VX-2 is a step up from the fantastic but entry level VX-1. Those who are serious about their hunting and shooting optics regularly turn to a VX-2 scope to take their shooting to the next level. There are a ton of great features in these scopes, and people really love them because they also have the reliability of Leupold. And that reliability goes beyond trusting the scope to stand up to stress. Of course they can withstand abuse, but it's more than that. Leupold is one of the world's most reliable brands. You can rely on the quality of their glass. You can rely on the quality of their craftsmanship. You can rely on the FACT that a Leupold scope is going to give you more value than you pay for it. The VX-2 represents this reliability as much as any other line. You get a wonderful balance from a Leupold VX-2 Optic. You'll see through very well polished and ground glass that has a great lens coating. The dials will be spot on and easy to use. What you demand of your optic when it really counts will be met by a VX-2 Scope. You can rely on that.