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    Range finder

    Hi Guys just seeing whats out there , after something that will range a deer to 600 .Cheers.

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    hi there
    i got this thing
    https://www.aliexpress.com/item/600m...608.0.0.WJF3Sr
    and while I'm not going to pace it out to be sure, it seems to do what it says, at least, out to 400 or so, wont quite get to 500 but that can be due to the reflectance of what its pointed at.
    Cheap as, works and not died yet, had for about a year and never wet
    so.....

    cheers

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    @Boaraxa
    Recall seeing a Sig Sauer 2000 on TM for $1 reserve this morning.
    Currently (last view), was about $400 + pp, new in packing.
    From a cancelled hunting trip according to poster.
    Reviews seem to be quite positive.
    Think was on here for around $800.
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    Get one with an inclinometer, I didn't now I'm guna have to buy another one.... Buy once cry once

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    Or do what I did made one with a protractor and get a trigonometry app

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    Quote Originally Posted by northdude View Post
    Or do what I did made one with a protractor and get a trigonometry app
    Yeah but it's another thing to have to carry around! Tried it once and not really thrilled by it

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    I carry my phone anyway and the protractor fits in the case with the range finder most of the time I don't use it as I'm not to bad at estimating

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    Those sig Sauer range finders are about $350-400 USD brand new.
    They have a built in angle adjusted range capability. I've got one, found my Yukon range finder to be much more reliable ranging wise and better for long range consistency but lacked the angle.

    Have found reliability on the sig to only really be out to 700 max.

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    Range finder

    I've got a Leica CRF I'd part with


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    Quote Originally Posted by 223nut View Post
    Yeah but it's another thing to have to carry around! Tried it once and not really thrilled by it
    Just use your phone for angles. It will likely have the sensors required to measure angles in it already and the likes of Strelock can use them. Just sight along an edge.
    There are only three types of people in this world. Those that can count, and those that can't!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gadgetman View Post
    Just use your phone for angles. It will likely have the sensors required to measure angles in it already and the likes of Strelock can use them. Just sight along an edge.
    Hmmm have to experiment, phones 5years old now.... Maybe not

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    Quote Originally Posted by 223nut View Post
    Get one with an inclinometer, I didn't now I'm guna have to buy another one.... Buy once cry once
    Value for money tapers off sharply on these items. A good fix if all you have is a straight point and shoot LRF is to just use you phone and the Applied ballistics app. You fiddle fart arse around at home untill your're sure its right, spend some range time to validate it then you're all good to go. You press "single shot", then the main options button (bottom left corner) and use 'Look angle'. That will tell you the angle of the shot and will automatically tell you what clicks to dial.

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    Or use a protractor with a pointer can't get much simpler

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    @weekdaywarrior. This is a 'good c.'.

 

 

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