Newcon rangefinders

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by buckbrush, Aug 28, 2009.

  1. buckbrush

    buckbrush Well-Known Member

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    I don't see much written about them. Is there anyone here with experience?

    Thanks.
     
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    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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  3. britz

    britz Well-Known Member

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    It seems they have a reputation for having decent ranging ability but poor optic quality in their lower end models that the average hunter could afford.
     
  4. buckbrush

    buckbrush Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for those links. I might just save a little more for the Swarovski.
     
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    kcebcj Well-Known Member

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    I purchased a LRM 1500 couple years ago and for the money ($250) am quite satisfied. Wanted a range finder to work to 700 yards my max shooting distance for deer with the rifle that I was using at the time and it did its job very well.

    On bright sunny days it’s like all others doesn’t work worth a dang but with a little overcast works great. The longest I have ranged game with it is 1165 yards on an elk or the hill behind it on a stormy day. Learned a lot using the 1500 but if you want to range over 700 yards consistently I would opt for something else.