close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Long Range Scopes and Other Optics

Long Range Scopes and Other Optics Nightforce Optics

Reply

Leica Geovid 10x42 HD "Rangefinding Binoculars"

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #15  
Unread 09-12-2011, 05:58 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Helena Montana
Posts: 28
Re: Leica Geovid 10x42 HD "Rangefinding Binoculars"

I own a pair of the 10x42 leica BRF. They may not have the ranging of the swaro, but to have the bino's and rangfinder in one is worth it to me. I will never go back. I have ranged elk at over 1200yds in low light. if it's bright midday sun i have to range a tree or rock or the ground next to the critter if its over 800yds. anything under and I have not had any problems. I love the clarity of the glass and not having a seperate tool to carry, so it's a trade off I am willing to accept. I have hunted anything from coyotes to deer and elk and sheep. archery and rifle. I am happy with them. they have been trouble free for 5 years now. I used to have a pair of 8x42 leica before I bought these. I like the 10s way better. of course i am old and blind. lol
Reply With Quote
  •   #16  
    Unread 09-12-2011, 11:10 PM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Feb 2003
    Location: Pueblo, CO
    Posts: 1,238
    Re: Leica Geovid 10x42 HD "Rangefinding Binoculars"

    Here, here! Don't know what i'd do without mine either. They're heavier than most other binocs, so you need to purchase a bino sling system that goes over your shoulders instead of neck. 'Twas hard to pull the trigger on them (10x BRF's) but haven't regretted it once.
    Reply With Quote

      #17  
    Unread 09-13-2011, 02:02 AM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: May 2008
    Location: NEW ZEALAND
    Posts: 208
    Re: Leica Geovid 10x42 HD "Rangefinding Binoculars"

    I have had a pair for almost three years now, the only complaint I have is that the flippy front lens covers are ****, both mine broke, Euoro optic have em for $20, hmm price paid I woulld have thought Leica could come up with a slightly more robust covers.

    That off my chest, they are brillient, I take mine everywhere,even shooting bunnys with a .22, theyre so clear, crisp I belive I shoot more rabbits because of them.

    Longrange big game priceless, mine are the HD 1400s and Ive picked up game @ 1480 yrds, go figure?

    Like every LRF they suffer in bright light, rain and fog.

    With out a doubt theyre the best thing I have ever ever purchased.

    I will leave you with this

    A good friend worked at a very good camera shop for around 40 years(hes retired now),I went to seee him to buy a small camera, he stocked Leica gear.

    "Bob, what you rekon about this Leica stuff? "

    His reply was two words

    "THE BEST!"

    300WSMMAD
    Reply With Quote
      #18  
    Unread 09-13-2011, 10:02 AM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Nov 2010
    Posts: 286
    Re: Leica Geovid 10x42 HD "Rangefinding Binoculars"

    the best lense cover system I have seen is that on the pentax DCF SP's the leica setup works but for me after about 2 years I break the lense covers. leica actually sent me some new ones free a while back. I broke my geovids and had to do a couple coyote stands without them. instead using some 8x nikon monarchs, I felt very very lacking, the 8x magnification instead of the 10x on the geovids was very noticeable. I could never ever go back
    Reply With Quote
    Reply

    Bookmarks

    Thread Tools
    Display Modes


    Similar Threads for: Leica Geovid 10x42 HD "Rangefinding Binoculars"
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Leica Geovid HD 10x42 Binos MTAR15 Optics For Sale 1 04-28-2010 12:44 AM
    Leica Geovid BFR 10x42??? Big Sky Long Range Hunting & Shooting 5 03-31-2007 08:13 PM
    Leica 10x42 Geovid BRF-- any input? rost495 Long Range Scopes and Other Optics 4 04-07-2005 11:42 PM
    Leica Geovid 8x42, 10x42 Hunter66654 Equipment Discussions 3 02-20-2004 12:45 AM
    Leica Geovid 8x42, 10x42 Hunter66654 Equipment Discussions 0 02-14-2004 12:58 AM


    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:34 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC