Leica 1600

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by lougonl, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. lougonl

    lougonl Active Member

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    Has anyone used the Leica 1600? How did it preform? Does it range consistantly at ranges over 1000 YDS? I have had trouble in the past with a different range finder ranging beyond 1000 yds without a hill or mountain in the background. Thanks in advance for your thoughts.
     
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  3. mike33

    mike33 Well-Known Member

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    And be prepared to do a lot of reading. Probably the most popular rangefinder on here.
     
  4. chucknbach

    chucknbach Well-Known Member

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    Where's the fun in an old discussion?

    Sorry don't have a 1600. I have a 900, can tell you all about that one.
     
  5. mike33

    mike33 Well-Known Member

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    Its rated for 1600 but depending on lighting and how still you can hold weather you can get it. However i have got 1900 a few times. Another neat feature you can hit the button an extra time and get the slope degree. I up graded from a 1200 to a 1600 when they first came out. My opinion , very good buy it.
    MIke
     
  6. Nimrod

    Nimrod Well-Known Member

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    Yes.
    Great.
    Yes.

    I was using the 1600B for the first time this afternoon. I was able to consistently range individual trees out to 1505 and got ballistic solutions out to 873 yards. Ranged high tension poles to 1700 + with a steady rest (truck cab). This unit belongs to my son-in-law, will be ordering mine Monday!

    Bob
     
  7. pockets380

    pockets380 Well-Known Member

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    I have one and have had no problem getting ranges a little past 1300 in bright sunlight. In petfect conditions, the furthest I've hit so far is 1854. I really like it, best range finder I've ever had.