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What do you think of the Nikon Gold 1200?

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Unread 02-16-2010, 04:25 PM
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What do you think of the Nikon Gold 1200?

I can not afford a Leica 1200, but the Nikon Gold 1200 can be gotten for $349 and the Leica 1200 is $600. I have only been able to get the Nikon to range like the Leica. all the others seem to be very inconsistent.

I doubt I will be shooting out to 1000 yds when hunting. Probably 600 yds max.

Anyone have experience with the Nikon that could let me in on something so I am not disappointed if I get one.

joseph
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    Unread 02-16-2010, 04:44 PM
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    Re: What do you think of the Nikon Gold 1200?

    You will like the Nikon for the $$$. I had the Leupold 1500 and it was junk, I returned it for the Nikon 1200 and it always works out to 800yrds with no issues. To get past 1,000 yards I have to be very still and be ranging a good surface. I have ranged moving antelope out to 750 yards, after that they wento ver a hill.

    I have only used mine for about 2 months but like it so far. I also have the Nikon 440 and it always works well past the 440 mark, it is great.
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    Unread 02-19-2010, 05:31 PM
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    Re: What do you think of the Nikon Gold 1200?

    There must be someone else that has experience with the Nikon Gold 1200????
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    Re: What do you think of the Nikon Gold 1200?

    If you're not wanting to get over a grand, mine works fine. Any time I want to range out past that, I have to really work at it and its iffy at best. For 800 and under, its great. Unfortunately, I need more than that so I'm going to upgrade to either the swarovski or the geovids.
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    Re: What do you think of the Nikon Gold 1200?

    What color display does the Gold 1200 have? I borrowed a 800 today and the guy said he did not like the display because it was only black and in dark areas it is hard to read.

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    Unread 03-07-2010, 08:51 PM
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    Re: What do you think of the Nikon Gold 1200?

    Mine is black as well. I never really had a problem seeing the display, though. I can't say that I've tried to range in dark conditions but I do use it on nasty rainy days here in Or and never had a problem.
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