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#1 Kurt

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Posted 01 May 2005 - 08:32 PM

Hey Guys,

I want to buy a laser rangefinder and I think I have narrowed it down to 3 choices.

- Bushnell Elite 1500
- Nikon Monarch 800
- Nikon Monarch 1200

Anyone have any opinions on these?

I want something that is small enough to fit in a shirt pocket (if possible) and yet accurate and has nice features.

What do you think?

Thanks,
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Posted 02 May 2005 - 07:52 PM

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Take a look at the Nikon 600. I think you will like it
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Posted 03 May 2005 - 06:40 AM

Hey Kurt: not to be a broken record or anything :doh: but I would recommend the Bushnell Yardage Pro Scout. It's small enough to slip into a shirt or BDU pocket and won't break the bank at around $250.00. I like mine

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Posted 03 May 2005 - 10:27 AM

I've seen guys range the same target three times in a row with the same unit and get three different yardage readings with some brands. I've always found the Bushnell line to be the most accurate laser (when checked against a tape measure in the back yard, for example) and that's all I'm really worried about in a rangefinder.

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#5 Kurt

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Posted 03 May 2005 - 09:10 PM

Thanks guys. Sooner or later I will take the plunge and spend my dollars. I probably can't go wrong no matter which one I choose.

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Posted 08 May 2005 - 03:26 PM

dont purchase the bottom line range finder. Look through themsee how quickly you can pick up what your ranging. I have tried the sport and the tropht and found it hard to view through purchase the best one you can afford try the Bushnell Scout or the legend. Apurchase like a range finder is one of the tools you only want to do once. good luck Keep in Mind the distance you want it for. be versital for disyances for rifle and bow. The scout though compact doesent work very well past 250 yards wihtout some type of tripod and then your bulk increases what you need to carry. but of your only going to use it for bow hunting the scout is probably the best you would ever need.

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Posted 29 March 2006 - 09:51 PM

I'd go with the Bushnell Yardage pro. I love mine. :yes:

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Posted 29 March 2006 - 11:14 PM

My next buy will be a Bushnell Quest. It is a binocular and range finder all in one unit.

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#9 Boyd Heaton

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Posted 30 March 2006 - 06:31 AM

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Posted 30 March 2006 - 08:04 AM

Bushnell Yardage Pro has it all hands down, try you'll like it. :P
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Posted 30 March 2006 - 06:42 PM

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I just saw the new Leupold RX series today and WOW what a range finder, u should really look at them.
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