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Unread 12-09-2009, 08:43 PM
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NEWCON Rangefinders

has anyone used Newcon rangefinders? can anyone tell me anything about them? i am only finding older threads. and no one really seemed to use them, has it changed since then?

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    Unread 12-13-2009, 10:10 PM
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    Re: NEWCON Rangefinders

    Newcon are way up the list as far as eyesafe lasers go they are powerful and have great range 1000-4000

    the glass is not german and the reticles are not the best for fine pinpoint targets but they make up for it in that they seem to give a reading under more adverse conditions.

    many of these eyesafe lasers are not good in direct sunlight or rain etc.
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    Unread 12-14-2009, 08:43 PM
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    Re: NEWCON Rangefinders

    Forget the Newcon, spend your money on the Swaro or Leica for the class 1 laser.
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    Re: NEWCON Rangefinders

    what does "class 1" mean?
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    Re: NEWCON Rangefinders

    Joel whats your reasoning for your reply. Why do you believe the swaro or leica is better? I have a leica and I'm not that impressed with it. Thanks Jess
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    Re: NEWCON Rangefinders

    I picked up a Newcon 1500 couple years ago. Seems like I paid around 225 for it. I have used it a lot under all kinds of conditions and will say out to 600-700 yards its bullet proof. Now I have cussed it in the bright sunlight but ranged some elk on a hill side at 1350 yards on an overcast day. Go figure. I would not hesitate to purchase this product again. I have no experience with the other Newcon models but if on par with the one I have they are probably pretty decent.
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    Unread 12-15-2009, 12:12 AM
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    Re: NEWCON Rangefinders

    any of the lazers for the civilian market, will let you down on certain days, or certain conditions. that said, i would agree with joel.
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