Rangefinder???

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  1. TKP030

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    I believe my rangefinder finally had its last run last night, apparently it thinks everything is 4.4 yards away. Any recommendations for range finders? It would be used just for bow hunting, I have a separate one for rifle.
     
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    I have an old nikon laser 800...has worked awesome! &according to the printing on the side... waterproof! (Arent they all now days?!) Im interested in a reasonable priced LR one for rifle!

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    I picked up a Sig Kilo850 yesterday since mine quit also. Haven’t got to really try it out yet though.


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    I have the Bushnell Scout DX 1000 that compensates for angle (ARC) and also has a rifle setting. It is good. I usually pre range set spots when setting up, and will say that if I could do it all over, I would find one with an illuminated readout. I can never make out the readings in really low light. Other than that, it was affordable and does a great job in most conditions, is waterproof, fog proof, etc.
     
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    personally, for bowhunting I rock the Halo XRT7 and have had no issues with it, going on two seasons. it's rather inexpensive compared to some I see out there but would recommend this one to anyone looking.
     
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    How well does that dusk/dawn setting work? Too bright or just right?
     
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    I was looking into Halo. Little worried about the price, firm believer in you get what you pay for. Is it cheaper just because it’s designed for shorter yardage and still has good build quality?


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    not too bright at all, just right in my opinion.
    being able to self adjust is great to personalize for your eyes and each sit/time of day is great.
     
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    the price range made me question it as well but for the use I need it for it has done me wonders, haven't had to change the battery in it once and used it for two seasons, as well as the adjusting dawn/dusk setting is great to adjust to personalize for your eyes. I got it on sale and very glad I did
     
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    How big is it about?
     
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    Leupold rx


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    I use a Leupold RX1000i. They also make a Bowhunting specific rangefinder, but I️ believe it has an LCD display rather than LED, which I️ love in the RX1000i.


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    How do any of these work in low light? I found out that it is more of a lighting thing. It works fine up until about 10 to 15 minutes after sundown, otherwise known as primetime.
     

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