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Unread 08-02-2006, 12:09 PM
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Good range finder in the field?

I was just wondering if anybody has has any good range finders that will ranger to at least 1000 yards for carring in the field. i have a lazer one but i cant get to read past 300 yards.
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    Unread 08-02-2006, 12:27 PM
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    Re: Good range finder in the field?

    welcome and read about the swaro r/f

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    Unread 08-02-2006, 12:37 PM
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    Re: Good range finder in the field?

    hi m8
    if you have the cash then lerch & bill have them at a good price,swaro that is.they are the next thread down,but hears the link anyway.
    http://longrangehunting.com/ubbthreads/s...part=2&vc=1

    thanks
    Colin

    PS if you do a search on range finders then there is some good tests been done on a few different ones,and the swaro cake out tops.
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    Unread 08-02-2006, 03:24 PM
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    Re: Good range finder in the field?

    Thanks guys. sounds like the swaro is the way to go.
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    Re: Good range finder in the field?

    The problem with currently available range finders. They do not zoom in close enough to provide an accurate reading.

    I wish someone would develope a range finding spotting scope.

    I currently have a newcon optics, and have in perfect circumstances ranged to 1300 yards at a granite rock face.
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    Re: Good range finder in the field?

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    Thanks guys. sounds like the swaro is the way to go.
    Not all Swaro units are made the same, just as Jeff (Broz).
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    Unread 12-07-2009, 08:03 PM
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    Re: Good range finder in the field?

    I can tell you what isn't worth a crap

    Leupold RXB-IV

    As just a bino they are pretty good. Small... good optics.

    The rangefinder is accurate enough but it's only good out to about 550 yards. They claim over 1000 yards to a "reflective" target... lot of good that does... I guess I could run over there and stick some reflective tape on the animal and then run back and range it... Battery life is terrible. You get maybe a couple of dozen ranges before low battery kicks in. It uses CR123's and those are pricey...
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