I jumped on the lazer rangefinder wagon when Bushnell introduced the Yardage Pro 400. I worked ok, but soon after the 800 model came out. I waited awhile until the 800 compact was introduced, and bought that one. It worked pretty good, but I had ranging problems like others have noted: low readings on animals, useless on flat ground, etc. After a little over two years of heavy use, it lost power. Effective range dropped to 150 yds! Knowing that the warrenty was over I shipped it to Bushnell's "Repair" site. They responded that the cost to "repair" was over the value of the unit, but if I sent them $140 they would replace it with a new one. They required that they would keep the old one(probably stock piling a bunch to send back to CHINA for reconditioning) Has anyone experienced their rangefinders losing power or burning out? I know these are "cheap" rangefinders, but for the price they do get, I would think that they would perform better than this. I should have expected it, coming from Bushnell. I am willing to try the Lecia 1200 after I see what their warrenty is, but now I am leary of all rangefinders. Would I be better off using mil-dots or rectical substention? Any way,LET THE BUYER BEWARE!