Bushnell 1500 Rangefinder for $125, what should I do?

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by dust, May 12, 2009.

  1. dust

    dust Well-Known Member

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    I have been slowly looking for parts for longer range shooting, and I have come across a Bushnell Elite 1500 rangefinder for $125 OBO. If it is in good condition, would it be a good deal. Only looking to get out to 500 yards for now.
     
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  2. zuba

    zuba Well-Known Member

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    I like mine, it will pick up 500 in almost all conditions...
     

  3. snowpro440

    snowpro440 Well-Known Member

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    I got the 1500 and furtherest i ranged so far was 1103 yds with it. works great:D
     
  4. ZSteinle

    ZSteinle Well-Known Member

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    Buy it. They will blow away anything in its price range! I am able to range my 15" by 15" steel gong at 1114 yards about 80% of the time.
     
  5. dust

    dust Well-Known Member

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    PMed the guy on another board, we will see what happens
     
  6. royinidaho

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    I would definitely pass on this one.

    After dinking around at 500 or so you'll naturally start stretching it abit. That's when you'll run in to problems.

    The dispersion of the beam is sufficient to range on the wrong thing. It may pick a tree that is a bit closer than the target. If the distance is sufficient it will be a definite miss.

    Just happen to know all about that situation.