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What rangefinder
« on: April 05, 2019, 08:32:11 PM »
I'm in the market for a range finder and I'm totally in information over load. I'm only looking to shoot out too like 600 yards and I'm looking at  entry level. Any input?
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Re: What rangefinder
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2019, 08:46:01 PM »
Leupold makes a decent rangefinder.  Nikon or bushnell are other options. 

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Re: What rangefinder
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2019, 09:00:55 PM »
We have 2 nikons the rifle550 with angle comp and the archers choice model both great and very easy to use.
Compared the 550 to brother in-laws Leopold and got readings when his wouldn't
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Re: What rangefinder
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2019, 09:09:41 PM »
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Re: What rangefinder
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2019, 10:21:11 PM »
I was looking at some as well reviews on the leupold 1000 were not great, said theirs died at about 15 months and only a 12 month warranty. Just what I read.

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Re: What rangefinder
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Re: What rangefinder
« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2019, 10:43:27 PM »
I like the vortex with red display. My last one was a Leupold & I wouldnít buy another

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Re: What rangefinder
« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2019, 10:49:35 PM »
For entry level Nikon's work well and I have a friend with one of those that has been solid.  I have another friend that has an entry level Bushnell and it's worked well for him for years.  I use a Leica, and I love it, although not sure Leica's classify as "entry level".  Depends on how you're defining it. 

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Re: What rangefinder
« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2019, 11:00:58 PM »
I picked up a Sig 1200 for my dad. Optics planet had them for 155 and free shipping. He has used it a couple times and had no issues on deer and coyotes out to 600 yards. He said it was easy and accurate and faster on targets than his buddies leupold.

That said I have a Vortex Ranger 1000 and upgraded to the Ranger 1800. I wanted a little more reach and capability to plan out approaches. Iím happy with both.
« Last Edit: April 05, 2019, 11:13:08 PM by northwesthunter84 »

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Re: What rangefinder
« Reply #9 on: April 06, 2019, 05:00:48 AM »
Love my sig kilo 2000
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Re: What rangefinder
« Reply #10 on: April 06, 2019, 06:48:39 AM »
Sig kilo 2000 here also.  Absolutely love it.  I actually dropped mine (totally submerged) into a mud puddle and didn't realize it for 40 ish minutes.  Found it, wiped it down, opened it up and made sure the battery and its compartment wasn't wet.  Didn't skip a beat.  Super fast readings.

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Re: What rangefinder
« Reply #11 on: April 06, 2019, 06:50:45 AM »
BTW, the Kelso Sportsmans has the kilo 1200 for 149.99.  Was in yesterdays add.

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Re: What rangefinder
« Reply #12 on: April 06, 2019, 09:36:29 AM »
How much u looking to spend?
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Re: What rangefinder
« Reply #13 on: April 06, 2019, 09:46:20 AM »
Love my Leica but picked up a Sig last year for archery elk and love it. Compact size, quick and accurate. All for a good price.

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Re: What rangefinder
« Reply #14 on: April 06, 2019, 09:49:12 AM »
Sig Kilo 2000 is awesome. I got a used one on eBay for $190. Love it.

 


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