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Old 01-03-2010, 09:07 PM
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Re: recommended range finder on budget?

I have borrowed my freinds Lieca and it has worked flawlessly for me, I think he paid 700 for it though and being a college student I have other things to pay for like food and rent, I might just look into a used bushnell elite
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Old 01-03-2010, 10:37 PM
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Re: recommended range finder on budget?

The leica 1200 is definitely better than the bushnell elite in all area except for snow storm.


Yet, I was in this same situation a year ago and ended up with bushnell elite 1500. Can't complain cause I still don't have extra $200 but I'm happy cause it still good enough to hit moa targets beyond 1000 yards.

But this thing sucks on flat land(up to 700), have to find large object (to go up to 1200+) near my target and go from there. Leica shines on flat land.
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Old 01-03-2010, 11:34 PM
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Re: recommended range finder on budget?

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I have borrowed my freinds Lieca and it has worked flawlessly for me, I think he paid 700 for it though and being a college student I have other things to pay for like food and rent, I might just look into a used bushnell elite
I just picked up a like new but used Lieca 1200 CRF - Y with box and papers for $445 shipped. If you look you can find them often under $500

Can't beat it!!

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Old 03-17-2010, 02:53 PM
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Re: recommended range finder on budget?

I also have a bushy arc 1000 and have excellent results from it. I have been able to range large trees out to 800yds, I have hit deer at the 600yd mark. I have even been able to get turkeys out to 400yds with it. the futhest thing I ever ranged was a large white building in broad daylight at 1098yds. This is more than enough for my shooting needs.
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Old 03-17-2010, 03:48 PM
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Re: recommended range finder on budget?

excellent, I have been looking at those lately
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Re: recommended range finder on budget?

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The leica 1200 is definitely better than the bushnell elite in all area except for snow storm.


Yet, I was in this same situation a year ago and ended up with bushnell elite 1500. Can't complain cause I still don't have extra $200 but I'm happy cause it still good enough to hit moa targets beyond 1000 yards.

But this thing sucks on flat land(up to 700), have to find large object (to go up to 1200+) near my target and go from there. Leica shines on flat land.
Just found out that the nikon 1200 does just as well as leica 1200 and is only about $30 more than the elite.
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