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Author Topic: Looks like the Nikon Laser Rangefinding Binocular is finally in stores  (Read 643 times)


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Interesting, I'll have to check them out, I've been wanting a laser bino but didn't want to lay down the money the top 3 want. Nikon has fairly good glass and is very affordable.
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Interesting, I'll have to check them out, I've been wanting a laser bino but didn't want to lay down the money the top 3 want. Nikon has fairly good glass and is very affordable.

I have been in the same boat.  My binoculars and my rangefinder work well enough that it wasn't worth $3K to change over. 

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Saw these on Vortex's website the other day.  They ship in August.

http://www.cabelas.com/product/VORTEX-FURY-LRF-BINOCULAR/2494696.uts?productVariantId=5054996&WT.tsrc=PPC&WT.mc_id=GoogleProductAds&WT.z_mc_id1=04724655&rid=20&gclid=Cj0KCQjw--DLBRCNARIsAFIwR24rTnCGySNCMOrqwdyDNST4--NemGNFdBiMH2TJGvGIMS84uVLiQTYaAvFVEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds
Little competition going on. I like it! Excited about the vortex line, if I'm dropping that coin on a rangefinder I want that warranty, plus I've been very happy with their glass. Maybe Elknut will have an introductory price break for huntwa :dunno:
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Saw these on Vortex's website the other day.  They ship in August.

http://www.cabelas.com/product/VORTEX-FURY-LRF-BINOCULAR/2494696.uts?productVariantId=5054996&WT.tsrc=PPC&WT.mc_id=GoogleProductAds&WT.z_mc_id1=04724655&rid=20&gclid=Cj0KCQjw--DLBRCNARIsAFIwR24rTnCGySNCMOrqwdyDNST4--NemGNFdBiMH2TJGvGIMS84uVLiQTYaAvFVEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds
Little competition going on. I like it! Excited about the vortex line, if I'm dropping that coin on a rangefinder I want that warranty, plus I've been very happy with their glass. Maybe Elknut will have an introductory price break for huntwa :dunno:

I could go either way. 

Both companies have been very good to me over the years.  Like we need another binocular.   

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I hope one of you gets your hands on a pair to do a review for the rest of us. Even though I do freelance work for Nikon I haven't seen the LaserForce 10x42 Bino-Rangefinder yet. From what I have heard they are moving well and a lot of that is most likely due to the $1200 price and that they are backed by Nikon's No Fault Policy. It seems like very few companies will back electronic's with a warranty like Nikon's. If you get a pair let me/us know what you think.

In the meantime, another new product by Nikon that might interest you longrange shooter's is Nikon's BLACK X1000 MRAD/MOA scope. I have one on a .308 that will soon be sittig on a 6.5 CM for some real testing. 30mm tube, illumination, great glass, SFP and the 6-24 coming in at $649.Definitely worth taking a look at.

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Like the 25 oz weight.  With Nikon glass if the turret mechanism is solid could put some pressure on Leupold to drop their $2k street price on their 4-24 scopes.  Have to do some comparison to see if Leupy is worth 3 times Nikon when they have similar specs.  Just got an Athlon Ares 4.5-27 look forward to seeing how that stacks up. 

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1900 yards on the binos for $1200 sounds like a winner if the glass is good.  But monarch glass and sig rangefinder combined is half that so hope glass is euro quality.