The Leupold VX6 2-12x42mm (and the whole 6 lineup) is on sale right now at a ridiculous discount at Cabela's. The employee I talked with tonight said the line is discontinued in their system. From what I have read, the VX2 and VX3i just got major upgrades to their quality in 2016. Would anyone know if the tech from the VX-6 line is being ported to the VX-2 and VX-3i in preparation for a new 6 line? I can't justify spending $1200 on a scope, but $700 isn't much more than the 3i prices. I just purchased my first rifle, a Remington 783 in .308 for chasing tail in the midwest. The scope that comes with it is crap. I sighted it in and just knew this wasn't what the experience was supposed to be like - impossbile to find the field of view, not enough relief, and a light ding in the head if I held the full FOV since it lacked relief. A well toured military vet verified with a quick peek that the scope is worthless. We were unable to get a really good grouping with that scope, and decided to stop wasting ammo. Most were within a few inches at 100yd, but that isn't the advertised accuracy. I knew that a new scope would be the next purchase, but wasn't planning on it before my first walk in the woods. It would be unethical imho to hunt with this as is. I like the flexibility of the VX6 for future expansion (transfer) to a better gun, and the CDS zero lock is really slick for noobz. It would take every penny I have right now to spring for it. Thoughts? New forum member, new rifle owner.