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Ranging Spotter vs. Ranging Scope & Laser

 
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Old 09-18-2008, 09:12 PM
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Ranging Spotter vs. Ranging Scope & Laser

Just curious as to what the consensus would be to have a spotter that could be used to range (ffp) versus a riflescope with ranging reticle and a laser guide- along with a spotter without a reticle.

I have a swaro laser and am looking to upgrade to a Nightforce for next year and pick up a quality spotter to go along with it. I like the Swaro units but would like to have the ability to range in case the laser goes down. Of course there is always the scope to use as a back up. Just want to have the bases covered.

Thanks for the advice in advance!
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Old 09-18-2008, 09:55 PM
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Re: Ranging Spotter vs. Ranging Scope & Laser

The Laser is the only way to go.

My experience says that there is too much variation in body size and/or hair roughed up to get an accurate range w/a reticle.

For spot on performance I've found the Laser to be more reliable for ranging.

Just one guy's opinion...............
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Old 09-18-2008, 09:56 PM
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Re: Ranging Spotter vs. Ranging Scope & Laser

+1 Roy, I typed a response twice and decided not to post it (I guess I knew you would do it for me).

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