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Unread 07-04-2012, 01:44 AM
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best rangefinder for around $300

i want it to range deer out to about 600yards
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    Re: best rangefinder for around $300

    best rangefinder for around $300 - I don't think the best one for under 300 bucks would be good enough.
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    Unread 07-04-2012, 08:47 AM
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    Re: best rangefinder for around $300

    Throw another 100 at it and look ay the Nikon
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    Re: best rangefinder for around $300

    Find a used Leica 1200, you'll have something far better than what you'll get new for 300 dollars!!!
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    Re: best rangefinder for around $300

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    Find a used Leica 1200, you'll have something far better than what you'll get new for 300 dollars!!!
    +1, if you seriously want to range a deer at 600 yards you will need a Lieca 1200 or better. Used ones start at about $425. Do yourself a huge favor and spend the extra $125, it will work for you and also protect your investment better if you ever want to sell it.

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    Re: best rangefinder for around $300

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    best rangefinder for around $300 - I don't think the best one for under 300 bucks would be good enough.
    Gotta say Roy that the Bushnell ARC1000 does a darn good job and if you shop carefully, it can be had for less than 300 bucks. Mine has been banged around and generally abused and it performs just fine.....

    Mine religiously tracks within 2 feet out to 700 yards and ranges past 1000 yatds on reflective objects plus it has a rudementary ballistics program that you can pre set for select groups of cartridges. Not the ideal G7 program, but better than a wet fart.

    I use mine regularly for gaging field perimeters when farming fields with irregular boundary lines.
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    Re: best rangefinder for around $300

    There's a Very nice looking Leupold RX-1000 for sale in the LRH Clasdifides for $200. That'll do fine to 600+.
    Wish I had $200 to burn, cause I know quite a few folks who'd love that one!

    I've outgrown my Leupy, & need to step up to the Leica or Swaro, but can't afford it yet. I love my Leupy, & my dad will inherit mine cause he doesn't shoot that far unless were practicing. The TBR is a sweet function for steep angle shooting. Gives temp, range, true ballistic range & angle in degrees (or automatically corrects for it depending how you choose to set it up), has tons of Reticles to choose from, has a bow setting, rain setting, greater than 150 setting etc. Great product, just doesn't reach far enough for me now a days.
    Id recomend a Leupy for the price range your lookin at.
    If you plan on going beyond 700ish yds in field conditions, spend more $ now on the best you can afford.
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