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Old 09-13-2012, 03:26 PM
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Rangefinder Help

Hi All,

I've been google searching and am still having trouble finding the info I need. I want a rangefinder that will display true horizontal distance without hold overs or scope dope or anything else.

Is there such a range finder? I'm looking at the Leica 1600 and the 1600 B, the New Zeiss and the Swaro. Any of these do what I need?

Thanks all and God bless,

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Old 09-13-2012, 03:39 PM
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Re: Rangefinder Help

All three of the units you mentioned will do what you want. I have tested all 3 and the Leica 1600 is my choice by far.

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All three of the units you mentioned will do what you want. I have tested all 3 and the Leica 1600 is my choice by far.

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Re: Rangefinder Help

Are you guys saying that with them, there is no need for a cosine level?
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Are you guys saying that with them, there is no need for a cosine level?
This is my main purpose in upgrading, the ability to not buy a cosine indicator for all my rifles.

Just to be clear, the original CRF1600 will give true horizontal ranges? I see that the 1600-B will but am unclear on the 1600. It is significantly cheaper and I do not need the other features if so. . .
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Are you guys saying that with them, there is no need for a cosine level?
Yep! After the range reading and the useless drop info, click the second button for angle, temp, barometric pressure. Simply multiply the baro reading by 2.036 or just 2 and your good to go.
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Yep! After the range reading and the useless drop info, click the second button for angle, temp, barometric pressure. Simply multiply the baro reading by 2.036 or just 2 and your good to go.
This thread has me a bit confused. The Swaro and Leica RFs that I have used, return straight-line distance to the target. In order to compensate for any angle up or down, you would need a cosine indicator.

Roy your post has me real confused. What does multiplying the baro pressure by 2.036 or just 2 do?
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