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Unread 07-02-2008, 03:06 AM
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Newcon dramas

Hi Guys,

Just got a newcon 1500 after reading quiet a few good reports on here. On a cloudy day it will read 900ish yards on 6ft diameter shrubs and 1300 on street sign, all was good. Then I tried it the other day in bright sun and it would pick any natural object at more than 150 a street sign at 250 300 max. Having never owned any type before is it normal or have I got a dud?.
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    Unread 07-02-2008, 09:15 AM
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    i owned newcon2000pro, and i could range in all weather contition past 1400yards all the time.
    i dont know about newcon1500, can be becauze of the unit ranging capability.
    check with your supplier.
    My 338Edge
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    Unread 07-02-2008, 10:24 AM
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    I had a lrm 1200. It ranged awesome in perfect conditions, but in sunlight it wouldn't go across the street. On a cold overcast morning I hit over 1500 yards. But on warm sunny days it would struggle for 2-300 yard shots.
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    Unread 07-03-2008, 07:50 AM
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    i have the 2000 model,haven't owned it for very long but with the limited experience i have, i'm very pleased so far. in bright sunshine, middle of the day i've registered over 1600 on houses. over 2200 in the rain off road signs. i would say you have a bad one and would try to get it replaced. even the good ones aren't so good some of the time.have heard of Swaro's getting sent back for a replacement.
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