Laser Rangefinders

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by JimBoIHN, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. JimBoIHN

    JimBoIHN Well-Known Member

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    I was browsing at a gun shop and noticed a Weaver Laser 450 for $199. Not sure where the name arose-the box said accurate to 999 yards. On closer inspection, however, that max range was only for reflective surfaces. For animals the max range was 200 yards. Is that a crock, or what? Guess you could range a rock if the animal was near one.
     
  2. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Or a stop sign, license plate...:D .. :rolleyes:

    Another piece of junk that would probably not even make a good paper weight. Unless it worked for a bow hunter, but most I know have better units.

    Jeff
     
  3. JimBoIHN

    JimBoIHN Well-Known Member

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    You're right on, too small and light to even make a good paperweight. Guess it makes sense to stick to the old focus technology-it's not perfectly usable but surely close enough for rifle use. Save a thou at that. I often wondered if a good scope could be used in the same way-mark the distances on the scope focus ring.