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    Cheaper range finders

    Hi all, a mates getting a new rifle and needs a cheap range finder for 400m-500m max distance. I have only used Leica and leuplod and he hasn't got the budget for more than $300-$400.

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    When I started out I got a bushnell from cabelas, was like $250 landed. Was shit though
    I think some of the Chinese ones do an ok job out to those distances.

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    I have a Nikko and it worked well. Its within the price range you are looking at too. or try a golf shop....

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    my Yukon works fine
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    I had a cheap no-brand Chinese one for a few years, pretty muddy to look through but ranged reliably enough out to around 800yds in good conditions.

    Replaced it with a second hand RX-IV that doesn't range any further, but has the TBR function to correct for slope and much clearer optics.

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    I've got a Leupold RX1 that I'm not using much now, bought it to rangefinder for my 300blk with subs but I usually just shoot supers and don't care about the range much. 6x23 lens, apparently 700m range but effectively about 350-400m from experience.
    Optically pretty bloody good, I usually carry it instead of bins but need to upgrade my binos. Looking around $150

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    I have this one. The optics aren't great but it does range to the advertised 800m and it hasn't died yet.

    https://www.kogan.com/nz/buy/800m-laser-rangefinder/

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    I've got a Nikko stirling one it works well

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    Quote Originally Posted by timattalon View Post
    I have a Nikko and it worked well. Its within the price range you are looking at too. or try a golf shop....
    Brother is looking to pick one up from Aliexpress this weekend so it gets here in time for our roar trip. Getting a golfing one to pick up reflective pins and occasional hunting

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    Cheers for the info guys.

 

 

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