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    Range finder

    Saving my money for a range finder but do not really want to spend more the $500, and advice on any? and what to stay away from.


    Thanks


    pops

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    How far do you want to shoot,realisticly? If shooting gongs someone else will have a micdaddy one and give you ranges.
    0-300 dont need one(IMHO)

    Most anything rated 1000-1200y should give reliable ranges to 650y in most conditions
    "Hunting and fishing" fucking over licenced firearms owners since ages ago.

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    Re: Range finder

    Wait for a bushnell elite 1500 to come up on trade me i got one for 400. Bloody good for the price ranges to 1200 reliably

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    i got a gun city brand one off trade me, it said a max of 800 i think, but iv had it to 1000 yards. it was a $1 auction, i paid $200. while its not my first choice, it was cheap and works fine.

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    I got a bushnell legend 1200. Does the trick, ranges 1150 yards . Always performed well

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    I'm keeping my eye on this thread, I'm thinking a new rangefinder is my next purchase but since I stick to small game I won't need anything too extreme,
    I have been looking at the Leica CRF1000 it's showing $799 at reloaders, hope that helps pops
    Grouchy Smurf had it right all along...

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    I was in the market for one, with a much tigher budget than you

    I didn't want to spend much so bought a Nikko Stirling one (yes, I know... but it does the trick) that is good out to 600m. However it can go further. I think highly reflective thigns it said 900m on the box, and dull things 400? I know I can ping the neighbours house at 557 yards even after the sun is down $250 I think it cost me.

    There's a huntsman model that's good to 1200m apparently that was like, $350?

    I was just after a budget one. I can say for the money, the Nikko is doing its job very well and I've had it a year (and use it about once a week).

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    Thanks guys. Will have to keep looking round for one as i am not in a hurry for one.

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    Blowing the dust off this post, now did anyone get themselves one ?
    Being winter I'm prepping for spring I'm not going to be shooting over 400-500 meters be nice to hit something at 200

    I'm now looking at Redfield Radier 600 ( reloaders price book has the, at $369 doesn't say if its metric or not ) otherwise optics planet has them going for $189ish in metric
    Grouchy Smurf had it right all along...

 

 

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