Terrapin in bad weather

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by X-man, Apr 26, 2013.

  1. X-man

    X-man Well-Known Member

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    I ranged my buddy from a shooting position on a mountain top from 950ish to 1030yds ( as he walked around resetting wobbly steel tipped by a 50 BMG). The big surprise was that the Terripin was able to pierce the light cloud cover! FWIW an old Leica 900 and a new Swarovski couldn't range a rock face only 600yds away thru the same soup.....God Lord I love this Vectronix unit!

    I know thick fog will stop any LRF, but I am curious as to others review reports with the Terrapin in bad weather.

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  2. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    I have ranged in moderate snow as far as I could see which was 800 yards with the Terripins big brother, the PLRF10. A few might come back with readings of 60 or 80 yards as it reflected off large snow flakes, but the reliability was good enough to take game. Ranged a bull elk last year in fog that was so thick the elk would disappear at times. He was at 200 yards. We killed him with a single lowly Berger, so this may not count...:)

    Jeff
     

  3. HARPERC

    HARPERC Well-Known Member

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    Thats funny Broz dialing down for a shot.:D