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Old 12-24-2013, 04:45 PM
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Range finder

What do you prefer Zeiss Victory 8x26 PRF Rangefinder or GSeven BR2 Ballistic Rangefinder?
Or is there something else out there?
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Old 12-24-2013, 05:15 PM
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Re: Range finder

Simply stated the terrapin 05 is about the best rangefinder available in a somewhat affordable package...however for a do all hunting rangefinder that will adjust for enviromental conditions and give the shooter instant come ups- the g7 is pretty un beatable.

if your looking for an elr beyond 2000 rangefinder the terrapin is it
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Old 12-25-2013, 11:13 AM
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Re: Range finder

I used the Zeiss rangefinder for a year and found it lacking on small targets at longer ranges. I was frustrated that it couldn't range a coyote in a wide open field at much over 400 yards. I ended up selling it and replaced it with a Vectronix Terrapin. Best money I ever spent. It will easily range a coyote at 1200+ yards. I've never used the G7 so I can't give you an informed opinion on that one.
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Old 12-25-2013, 11:39 AM
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Re: Range finder

Maybe this will help. Terrapin is king for the money. Ultimate Range-Finding Binocular Test by PrecisionRifleBlog.com Daily Bulletin
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Old 12-25-2013, 12:26 PM
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Re: Range finder

Thanks or the info. I guess no one has used the GSeven?!
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Old 12-25-2013, 12:42 PM
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Re: Range finder

If hunting is your main use the g7 is pretty damn hard to beat. With the ability to give you accurate come ups for 5 diffrent rifles and adjust for enviromental conditions and angle of shot it is pretty sweet. We have been using them in our classes and hunting and they work as advertised. You need to practice using the rangefinder and its diffrent ranging modes to get correct and honest readings, but if you put in the time behind it you will be really happy with the results.

Now if elr shooting or pure ranging quality is what your looking for you can't beat the terrapins.
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Old 12-25-2013, 01:59 PM
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Re: Range finder

the PRF is a great rangefinder for the price, the glass is great and I have been able to get mine to range to almost 1500 under PERFECT conditions.

That said I will be upgrading to one with less beam divergence, at min the Leica but probably the G7.
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