I agree and that’s why I’m not happy about it, I don’t expect a 2400 yard rangefinder to range everything at 2400 but when they can’t get it done on an elk at 1200 in good conditions rested on a sandbag that is ridiculous. They are overrated and Definitely not the best choice for real hunting scenarios. I should be getting my gen 3 BR2500 next week and will test it against the Sig2400 in real hunting conditions and post the results. It definitely isn’t my unit because my buddies does the same things.
I'm very interested in seeing this comparison as well. I bought a Sig 2400 last year, just after the BR2500 was released. I could not find any real world reviews of BR2500 at that time, and decided to go with the Sig. I can't complain about the Sig. I have ranged cow elk at just over 1000 yards handheld. I could not range a large bull that was standing behind the cows. I estimated him to be between 1500 and 2000 yards away. I tried for quite a while and did not get one return off him. I've also ranged steel with the Sig. Out to around 1000 yards it's pretty consistent and easy to pick up a steel plate, especially with the tripod mount. At 1600 yards, I had to range bushes/trees around the plate (24" diameter).
So even though I am happy with the Sig for hunting use, I would like something that has more ranging ability for shooting steel. I had a Terrapin in the past, and wish I still had it. The BR2500 might fit the bill too, so I'm really interested in reading your review when you get it posted.