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Thread: Sig Sauer Kilo 1400 any good?

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    Sig Sauer Kilo 1400 any good?

    Hey guys.
    Anyone had any experience with the sig sauer rangefinders. Im looking at the 1400BDX model. https://www.huntingandfishing.co.nz/...ngefinder.html
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    A friend bought one an 1800 bdx, along with the scope that it talks to the rangefinder gives readings to 1800 metres but the scope stops at 800.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marty Henry View Post
    A friend bought one an 1800 bdx, along with the scope that it talks to the rangefinder gives readings to 1800 metres but the scope stops at 800.
    Following UN intervention, proactively mediated by Chris Cahill, they put in a 800m limitation on the NZ model.
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    800s plenty for hunting with a 300 win mag dont want to have too much unnecessary walking, the illuminated post is pretty thick and obscures a lot of the target at that range even at max magnification.
    You can always dial for better accuracy and distance as a phone with a ballistic app is needed as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cordite View Post
    Following UN intervention, proactively mediated by Chris Cahill, they put in a 800m limitation on the NZ model.
    jeez!! got a link to that? pretty disgusting

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    I’m not looking at the scope purely want the range finder for ranging targets. I want to dial myself with dope cards anyway

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    Ask if you can give it a go outside the shop, I have a 2000m kilo model but it only ranges to 1000m max. I've been meaning to get onto them about it.

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    Very good point, I was very suprised when we got a bounce at 1800 m but it did take several attempts, there was no problem out to 1500 m though.

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    Honest answer, No.

    Go for one with the OLED display not the LCD.

    Just 2 cents from the brand ambassador in NZ!
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    Whoops we sorta just beought one�� it says on the it ranges to 750 on deer apparently so should be alright

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    Quote Originally Posted by Savage1 View Post
    Ask if you can give it a go outside the shop, I have a 2000m kilo model but it only ranges to 1000m max. I've been meaning to get onto them about it.
    I have the 2k too and have ranged a tree at 2000y. Most difficult thing was holding it steady.
    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 gonetropo View Post
    jeez!! got a link to that? pretty disgusting
    Sorry, I was being sarcastic funny there. But it IS odd that the scope stops at 800, especially with folk using .338s and .50s never mind the capabilities of more standard cartridgez. A "civilian" version limitation to allow them to export outside Europe?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cordite View Post
    Sorry, I was being sarcastic funny there. But it IS odd that the scope stops at 800, especially with folk using .338s and .50s never mind the capabilities of more standard cartridgez. A "civilian" version limitation to allow them to export outside Europe?
    The BDX uses the applied ballistics lite software because it’s designed for hunters and Sig wanted to keep it ethical. So 600m or 800 yds was the range they though was best. There is no “civvie” or restricted version.

    That said if you connect a Kilo 2400 BDX or Kilo 3000 BDX bino to a kestrel 5700 on Bluetooth external mode then you will get a solution in the scope as far as you can range a target, which is farther I’d wager than your scope is capable of indicating or your rifle is capable of hitting unless you have a 375 CT.
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