Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Hunting > Long Range Hunting & Shooting

Long Range Hunting & Shooting Nightforce Optics


Reply

Newcon rangefinder

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #15  
Old 04-25-2007, 07:47 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Pennsyltucky
Posts: 2,625
Re: Newcon rangefinder

can anyone give us any updates with those Newcon range finders now that you've had them a while?
__________________
davesonlinedeals.com
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 04-26-2007, 11:16 AM
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: AB, Canada
Posts: 555
Re: Newcon rangefinder

Hi Dave,

Yes I have a NEwcon 2000 Pro with speed detector, for almost 6 mo, and all I have to say is for 500 dollars is a very great unit, ranging regullary at 1500-1800 yards on any condition.
If you do a research on newco 2000 you will find my detailed review (comp between Leica Geovid and Newcon 2000), and you will find than this newcon past in manny situation on ranging the Leica Geovid.
The furthest ranging with this one was on a junkyard at 2800yards. Every time I tried, I could range that junkyard.
All my reading was offhand, no bipod, tripod, etc., and the only trick used was HOLD THE RANGING BUTTON FOR 2-3 SECONDS AND MOVE SLOWLY THE NEWCON LEFT-RIGHT TO CATCH THE BEST REFLECTING OBJECT.
IT Works every time.

Hope this one helps.
Chris
__________________
Thanks
CJ
My 338Edge
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 04-26-2007, 11:56 AM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: USA
Posts: 2,598
Re: Newcon rangefinder



How is the glass and what is the magnification?
__________________
range it,check the wind, dial in correction, aim and only one shot
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 04-26-2007, 12:46 PM
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: AB, Canada
Posts: 555
Re: Newcon rangefinder

Hi jwp475

The glass are good like leica, but not as good as Swaro.
The magnification is 7x as newcon review.
http://www.newcon-optik.com/lrm2000pro.html
You can choose between 2 reticles (cross or square), and have also azimuth in 0-360 degree, and can choose between Meter and yards for ranging.
__________________
Thanks
CJ
My 338Edge
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 04-26-2007, 12:49 PM
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: AB, Canada
Posts: 555
Re: Newcon rangefinder

Or if you want a combo bino and rangefidner see this link
http://www.newcon-optik.com/laser_binoculars.html
you can range from 1000m up to 25km.

The limit is your budget, and your ability to shoot and hit the target at that X distance.

Chris
__________________
Thanks
CJ
My 338Edge
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 04-26-2007, 09:15 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 144
Re: Newcon rangefinder

How about battery life? I read that you have to use a rechargable battery. Also do you know any info about the warranty? I cant find it on their website. Thanks for all the info so far, I'm 90% convinced I'll buy a pair. Anyone want to buy a Leica 900?--JM.
Reply With Quote
  #21  
Old 04-26-2007, 11:27 PM
Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: AB, Canada
Posts: 555
Re: Newcon rangefinder

Hi Helidriver

this is the link directly to their website for extended warranty.
https://www.securewebexchange.com/ne...rantycard.html
you get 1 year factory warranty but you can buy extended for another 2 years for less then $35.00.
So with 35.00 you get 3 years warranty.

It is up to you.

The rangefinder comes with a rechargable battery 9,5V(200mha) and a rechargable unit.
You will need a spare battery, because the lazer been is verry strong and used lots lots of voltage and your battery will NOT LAST FOR LONG. (on normal hunting situation you can go 3-4 days with one battery) or 3-4 continuing hours of lazering.
In the first day when I got the unit I was ranging everything and the normal 9.5V (150mha)last about 4 hour.
If you read the user guide the unit will STOP RANGING IF THE BATTERY IS BELLOW 7.0 V.
so you actually use just 2.5V and then the battery is garbage.

I know in this site are another 2 guys who got newcon 2000pro and another guy with a combo unit bino and lazer 3500.
It will be better if you can contact them and read their review also befor buying this unit.

Just to don't regret...
My self I bot this unit from Adorama (www.adorama.com) and I got the unit in 2DAYS.
VERY FAST (the company is in states and I leave in Canada).

Here is my initial review
http://longrangehunting.com/ubbthreads/s...rt=all&vc=1

Chris
__________________
Thanks
CJ
My 338Edge
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: Newcon rangefinder
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
newcon rangefinder gyesko Long Range Hunting & Shooting 6 12-29-2010 02:14 AM
Newcon 1500yd rangefinder? Boman Long Range Scopes and Other Optics 3 09-14-2010 12:49 PM
newcon rangefinder 3000 is there a store in mt. new shooter Long Range Scopes and Other Optics 2 02-21-2007 12:30 PM
Newcon Optik rangefinder??????????? Shoot'n Hogs Long Range Scopes and Other Optics 4 07-31-2004 11:06 PM
Newcon Laser Rangefinder LRM 1500 Boyd Heaton Guns For Sale 2 01-22-2003 10:42 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:16 PM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC