Which brand of wind meter, weather station do you use?

Discussion in 'Polls' started by Len Backus, Jul 10, 2009.

  1. Kestrel

    434 vote(s)
    59.1%
  2. Speedtech/Skymate

    34 vote(s)
    4.6%
  3. Caldwell

    145 vote(s)
    19.8%
  4. Other

    128 vote(s)
    17.4%
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  1. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    Which brand of wind meter, weather station do you use?
     
  2. britz

    britz Well-Known Member

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    I'm not going to vote on this since I don't use any. However, I did buy a Caldwell and it was a total waste of $40. Didn't work for more than 3 outings and I threw it away.
     

  3. eshell

    eshell Well-Known Member

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    I use the density altitude function of my Kestrel, much more so than trying to correlate a wind at the firing point with what's going on out there.
     
  4. slugger6

    slugger6 Well-Known Member

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    Kestrel 3000
     
  5. esshup

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    Kestrel 3500
     
  6. SBruce

    SBruce Well-Known Member

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    I've had a Brunton Sherpa for alot of years, but it "freezes up" when it's cold. The wind vane won't turn if it gets down below 20 degrees. Still use it for barometer readings, but switched to the Kestrel for wind.
     
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  8. Oliveralan

    Oliveralan Well-Known Member

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    Caldwell for wind and a 50 dollar LL Bean weather station for baro pressure, bearing, and temperature.

    All the readings i need for 95 bucks, but do need two gadgets and two sets of extra batteries. But a small inconvienience IMO and saves lot of money vs a Kestrel.
     
  9. CA48

    CA48 Well-Known Member

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    Kestrel 2000 but fixing to upgrade to the 3500 soon that way i only need 1 instrument
     
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    Kestrel 4000 NV
     
  11. Camshaft

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    Kesrtel 4000 with bluetooth linked to my android phone to Sean Kennedy's Shooter Ballistics app, it makes for a deadly combination.
     
  12. ovastafford

    ovastafford Well-Known Member

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    I have the same program on my phone and I wondered how well they worked together. Is it worth it to upgrade to the 4000 or not. I have a 3000 right now.
     
  13. elkoholic72

    elkoholic72 Well-Known Member

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    I was wondering the same thing. Will the 4000 link up to the shooter program on an android operating system. If it will, ill be getting one ASAP.
     
  14. jimbothepunk

    jimbothepunk Well-Known Member

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    Kestral3500nv I didn't really like the BRIGHT yellow case of the regular 35



    Love it by the way