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range finder

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by raptor, Apr 20, 2008.

  1. raptor

    raptor Active Member

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    if anyone is looking for a range finder and dont wanna pay big bucks then go on ebay type in golf range finder and you can them for as little as £4 + £5 postage total being ten pouds beats 50 60 pounds:)
     
  2. a1gunner

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    no i have one and they work on flag pole size.

    its a bracket system, the flag fills so many lines as you get closer.

    if you want a good rangefinder get a £100 one from JSR:up:

    i have one and its brill
     
  3. Andy

    Andy Administrative Staff Member Founder

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    I'm posh and have a Leupold RX-II Digital rangefinder. :cool:
     
  4. Leeman

    Leeman Busy Member

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    That sounds like a real bargain, i will have a look, thanks:up:
     
  5. a1gunner

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    make sure you check the view through the thing first if its a bracket system it works on flag poles not rabbits:up:
     
  6. simply james

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    imfairly good at judjing distances ,after years of practice.
     
  7. TREV RYN

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    save your money , buy a bushnell yard pro there brill:)
     
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    I second that, I used my Bushnell yardage 450 for the first time on sunday, really impressed, I'll never go hunting without it from now on.
     
  9. a1gunner

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    should get one for me .22:p
     
  10. DKOwen

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    Caution on YP...

    I've managed to kill two Yardage Pro range finders, not through abuse, but they don't seem to last more than a few years. One had a processor failure, the other a display failure. Bushnell offered me a discount on yet another YP......

    I know another guy that's on his second one (first lasted 3 years).

    After some research, I recommend the Nikon 440. I've only had mine about a year, but it has a good reputation. It's much smaller (it will truly fit in a shirt pocket) easier to use for routine measurements and reads ranges under 100 yards in half yard steps. We don't need lots of the features deer and similar hunters want (like the modes my first YP kept switching itself into like 'ignore everying up close') nor their extreme range (which prevents them from working at close ranges, check minimum range). They are like radar, if you want to put out enough energy to 'see' at long ranges you make yourself blind up close.

    Doug Owen
     

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