Range finder

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by JF7mmRUM, Oct 25, 2007.

  1. JF7mmRUM

    JF7mmRUM Active Member

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    can anyone recommend a decent range finder good to 1000+ yards that doesn't cost a fortune? theres so many out there, i wanted to see what some other people are using
     
  2. jwp475

    jwp475 Well-Known Member

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    Swaro 1500 will get you well past 1K..........[​IMG]
     

  3. magicofmt

    magicofmt Well-Known Member

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    I have an Opti-Logic that will reach past 1000 on cloudy days. Only good to 800 yds on brite sunny days unless it's a big reflective surface, then 1000+. $389
     
  4. HRstretch

    HRstretch Well-Known Member

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    Bushnell Elite 1500. Fully Multi-coated OpticsSeveral modes for different terrain. I have found mine to be very accurate to 800 yards and can range big rocks and solid trees to 1000 yards.
     
  5. WSmitty01

    WSmitty01 Well-Known Member

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    Newcon 2000Pro
     
  6. motrapper

    motrapper Well-Known Member

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    lecia 1200 for 600.00
     
  7. JF7mmRUM

    JF7mmRUM Active Member

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    thanks for all the input, this should give me quite a few to check out
     
  8. tjbill

    tjbill Well-Known Member

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    Leica CRF...awesome and compact. I used it all over central Idaho and western Washington the last several months under all conditions and it always ranged 900+. Ranged large rocks and stumps out to 1200+.
     
  9. helidriver72

    helidriver72 Well-Known Member

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    Leica 1200 CRF hands down
     
  10. elkstalker300

    elkstalker300 Well-Known Member

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    newcon 2000 pro, consistently gets ranges out to 1300 yards no matter the time of day or how much sunshine. If you search around you can get for under $500.00 with free shipping
     
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  11. outdoorfan

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    Leica 1200. No question about it.
     
  12. JF7mmRUM

    JF7mmRUM Active Member

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    finally bought one today, went with the bushnell elite 1500 arc. been playin with it at work, had no problem ranging up to 964 yards at night with a steady snowfall, didnt try anything farther than that. the area is semi-lit, so if it works fine at 9pm, i'm sure it'll work fine in daylight. i work at an airport so i have plenty of distance to work with. can't wait to try it during the day tomorrow
     
  13. cibrmike

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    Bushnell elite 1500 ranges out to 1500+ yards reflective 1000 or so on a tree its waterproof and has multi coated lenses and is affordable 350-400 dollars
     
  14. 300rum

    300rum Well-Known Member

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    Love my Newcon 2000Pro. Ranged on every situation all the time past 1300-1400yards. My friend got a Leica 1200 and we got hunting deers, and he could not range past 100yards on snowing day.
    My Newcon 2000P ranged past 1400yards. He returned the leica back to the store next day.
    The other friend got a Bino and rangefinder combo (Leica Geovid 1200) and the same problem (ranging problems on bright days and when is snowing.

    Just my experience with leica and newcons. I hope your Bushnell1500 is better.

    Chris