Range Finders – What are you using?

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    pheelgood
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    I’m using this but the read out is fuzzy sometimes. 
    Bushnell G-Force DX ARC 6x 21mm Laser Rangefinder
    Looking for something about the same price range that is clearer.

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    azccj
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    I been using a Leupold RX-II TBR for a couple of years now. I have no complaints. I first bought a cheap one from sportsman guide that was a P.O.J. and was quickly sent back for a refund. The Leupold has worked great from day one.

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    ahobie17
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    not as precise as what some hard core guys use, but I just use the parallax side wheel, but I’ve marked it off correctly as the factory markings were way off.

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    TexasHoosier
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    I am using  the Bushnell The Truth finder. . The readout is very clear. The screen looks good.  Has been fine in that capacity. I am not endorsing Bushnell here. just recounting my experience with this unit. I have no experience using  it for hunting. Mainly use it for target shooting–locating distances up to 150 yards.

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    Pellethunter
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    Nikon aculon is dead nuts accurate 120 doller range and crystal clear limited to 300 yards even thought says thousand my with a relectice background but it all I need for Airguns stuff it’s super light weight I’ve had bushnell lucky it broke and had to get the Nikon works great hundreds of good reveiws on Amazon 

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    Pellethunter
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    Btw nothin against bushnell I dropped it from a tree stand so my fault but find this Nikon reads faster clearer and lighter

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    scubajeeper
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    Nikon, had it for 15 years, still works as new.

     

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    keysersoze
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    I have had problems with rangefinders hitting birds on a wire or small game.  I was thinking of switching to a golf rangefinder.  Anyone have any thoughts on this?  My rational is that golfers use the rangefinder to hit flags and bunkers.  I am looking for a moderately prices rangefinder with a tight convergence.  

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    allen652
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    I bought the Nikon Aculon Laser Rangefinder 6x20mm. It’s compact and light weight. I’ve had it a few weeks and has worked great so far. I carry my P-rod in my car a lot and I don’t want to take the chance of $400 range finder getting stolen if someone breaks into my car. Plus I’m trying to keep my kit as small and light weight as I can. I carry a lower priced pair of Nikon binoculars in my bag too. I’ve been happy with the quality of all the Nikon stuff I’ve bought over the last couple of years plus I like my stuff to match :) 

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    Bobmart
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    I purchased in about 2005(?) a Leica Rangemaster 1200 LRF for centerfire hunting at 300+ yards. The Leica unit is durable, lightweight, and small with good 7x optics. It’s been on many hunting trips with me slung around my neck on a comfortable neoprene strap. It’s a good performer for measuring airgun target distances and does double duty as a 7x monocular.

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    17bullet
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    My advice, think one word “Nikon”

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    pheelgood
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    “keysersoze”I have had problems with rangefinders hitting birds on a wire or small game.  I was thinking of switching to a golf rangefinder.  Anyone have any thoughts on this?  My rational is that golfers use the rangefinder to hit flags and bunkers.  I am looking for a moderately prices rangefinder with a tight convergence.  

    
I believe the golf range finders need a reflective target.  Hence the reflective tape on the Pin.

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    jking
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    I just got a new Nikon Pro Staff 5 back in December and really like it. It’s the 6X21, nice glass, super fast and has the rubberized exterior. I had first bought the Aculon but when I got it home if definitely felt cheaper in the hand than the Pro Staff 5. I also still have a Bushnell Yardage Pro 600 that I’ve had for probably 15 years and it has served me well. It’s missing some of the segments though that make up a number so that’s when I went shopping. Amazon normally has some decent deals, but I caught mine on sale at Cabelas.
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    pheelgood

    “keysersoze”I have had problems with rangefinders hitting birds on a wire or small game.  I was thinking of switching to a golf rangefinder.  Anyone have any thoughts on this?  My rational is that golfers use the rangefinder to hit flags and bunkers.  I am looking for a moderately prices rangefinder with a tight convergence.  

    
I believe the golf range finders need a reflective target.  Hence the reflective tape on the Pin.


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    Pheel thanks for that information

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    jimreed1948
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    A couple of months ago I was in Gander Mountain and they had a sale on the Bushnell Custom 600.  It works very well for what I do.  I measured a few distances with a tape measure and found it to be very accurate.  So far no issues.

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    G-Man
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    Halo range finder

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    guod123
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    Nikon  Aculon, for air gun ranges it’s great.

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    travels4fun
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    Bushnell The Truth Laser Rangefinder with ARC – 4x20mm purchased as a demo for just $89.99 from Natchez Shooting Supplies. I only ordered it last week so it hasn’t arrived yet.

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    Rchr
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    Nikon
     

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    Mahimahi
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    Nikon Aculon AL11

    Small, cheap, cristal clear and compact. 6X and up to 500 meters, which is more than enough for air rifles.
    Nice carrying bag, with fix and open (through velcro) belt strap. Nice rubberized grip.

    Nikon Aculon is also made in China, but under Japan specifications and quality control (i asume also Nikon optics), so has nothing to do with “non name” China range finders and is more or less in same price range.

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