Rangefinders

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by Tarfur, Apr 26, 2004.

  1. Tarfur

    Tarfur New Member

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    Hello to you all.

    I asked this question on another board with out any luck. So I´m going to see if you can help me with this one.

    Have any of you heard of rangefinders from Osprey International? The one I´m thinking of is called EMC4 with a measurement range up to 1600 meters.

    Generation 1
    Magnification 7x
    Deg 8
    Power Source 9v Alkaline or Lithium
    Dimentions 120 x 122 x 60 mm
    Weight 18 oz

    Please tell me if you know anything about this and if you think they are good enough for the price.

    Greetings from Iceland
     
  2. 700

    700 Well-Known Member

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    Tarfur

    Greeting from next door in Ireland.

    I do not own a laser rangefinder but one is on my list.

    While you are waiting for a more informed reply, perhaps my post will be of interest to you.

    From the posts I have read on this site, the Lecia laser rangefinders seem to be the way to go interms of quality of build and ease of use.

    I have not been able to track down information on the Osprey models so I cannot tell you anything about them.

    The Lecias do not go to 1600M, I think 1200M max,but if you want to go that far, perhaps you should follow this link:-

    http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/ctd/product.asp?dept%5Fid=1805&sku=SCP%2D091&imgid=&mscssid=Q313FQ6SDS2M8HSMQSL4MX7PNRPX12U5


    Kindest regards

    700
     

  3. Dave King

    Dave King Well-Known Member

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    QuietHunter Well-Known Member

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    It looks pretty much exactly like a Newcon Optic LRM 1500.
     
  5. Dave King

    Dave King Well-Known Member

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    They do look a bit alike, here's the Newcom 1500.

    Maybe one has the image inverted so we see a left and right version??

    [​IMG]

    [ 04-26-2004: Message edited by: Dave King ]
     
  6. Pete Lincoln

    Pete Lincoln Well-Known Member

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    Hi Guys, Leica are introducing a rangfinder this summer that is incorporated into thier 8x42 and 10x42 binoc's, i think it will go to 1400m or so.. this is the one to have IMHO.
    Pete
     
  7. Tarfur

    Tarfur New Member

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    Hey 700! I really like this Swizz Rangefinder [​IMG] Maybe a bit to much of a thing to take out when hunting caribous.

    I will maybe by me self a Leica but my local dealer was offering me the Osprey very cheap. But it scares me a little that no one has ever heard of the osprey.

    Thanks for the post
     
  8. Varmint Hunter

    Varmint Hunter Well-Known Member

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    You mean to tell me that thing is a Swiss rangfinder?????????????????? Heck, It looked more like a RPG launcher to me. You guys carry them around groundhog hunting? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    VH
     
  9. Brent

    Brent Well-Known Member

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    My Brother just ordered a set of the new Leica 10x42 Geovids last week. Should be testing them here shortly.
     
  10. Troy

    Troy Well-Known Member

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    Keep us posted Brent. I am very interested in the Leicas as well. I may just have to sell my Swaros to buy a Leica rangefinder/bino.
     
  11. sscoyote

    sscoyote Well-Known Member

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    Anybody got any idea how much those Leica RF/bino. units are gonna run??
     
  12. Dimitrios

    Dimitrios Well-Known Member

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    1500 to 1800$$ new.
    I was fiddling around with a used unit called XLR ( is expensive brand new 2300$$) i was able to range a 4inchx4inch and 8 feet high piece of wood at 1180 yards consistently.The unit has a max of 2200m
    and weights 2 pounds
     
  13. Randy in Va

    Randy in Va Well-Known Member

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    Dimitrios,

    How do I get small furry critters to carry a board around?
     
  14. Hunter66654

    Hunter66654 Well-Known Member

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    Dimitrios, where can I get some info on the XLR ?