Magnification increase for rangefinder

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by ultraedge, May 16, 2013.

  1. ultraedge

    ultraedge Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have good ideas on how to increase the magnification on PLRF10 and G7 rangefinders. Small targets at long range are hard to see with low magnification.Need simple solutions for practical use. Thanks, Gary
     
  2. wolffman

    wolffman Well-Known Member

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    I mounted a Swarovski doubler on my plrf10 and it works awesome!
    I just upgraded to a Vector IV so I am selling the plrf10 and doubler so If you or anyone is interested let me know.
     

  3. ultraedge

    ultraedge Well-Known Member

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    Wolffman, Please post some pictures. How does the doubler affect the light gathering ability of the rangefinder in low light. Have you noticed any disadvantages in using the doubler? Gary
     
  4. sp6x6

    sp6x6 Well-Known Member

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    Try a search here, Seen a few Shawn C. has doubler,swaro on plrf 10 and saw one in a APO mnt. for a terrapin.My double cuts down on light but thats off my 10xbino,but its still good in normal light.On the 5x?
     
  5. X-man

    X-man Well-Known Member

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    I found the doubler a bit hard to see thru in low light
    Your best bet (I think) is to cowitness (parallel aim) a spotting scope with a reticle.
    I just got mine and use a Leupold spotter with cross hair.

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    You could also mount a plain higher powered rifle scope with decent optics to the system.
     
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    Mabia Well-Known Member

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  7. CA48

    CA48 Well-Known Member

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    Nice, is that an adapter you had made for the swaro doubler?
     
  8. ultraedge

    ultraedge Well-Known Member

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    Yes, Whidden Gunworks made the screw in adapter out of aluminum. You can put it together in less than a minute. Gary
     
  9. Gene

    Gene Well-Known Member

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    Why go to adapters? I carry a Leupold 8x binocular with built in RF. It is great.
     
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  11. CA48

    CA48 Well-Known Member

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    Very nice.
     
  12. CA48

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    Idk about the plrf 10s but my terrapin only has 5X. 8X is nice but I doubt the leupold's have the ranging capabilities of the Vectronix Plrf's. Plus why not have twice the magnification with out having to carry around anything more than a swaro doubler.