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#1 'Ike'

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Posted 11 October 2016 - 04:07 PM

Anyone using the 'RangingBino' combo and if so which one? Pros, cons!
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Posted 11 October 2016 - 05:02 PM

George,

 

I had a friend that had Leica's in the combo.....He really liked them.....I thought they were pretty convenient, but as I recall, they were pretty heavy.....Pricey too..... :smiley-wnk-yellow: 


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Posted 11 October 2016 - 05:32 PM

I have the Swaro 10x.   I only bought them because they were the only ones with angle compensation.  I had heard archery hunters did not like them because they do not range under 35 yards, but, have used them on archery hunts, and am convinced still work fine for archery.  If under 35, I can guess it pretty well.

Pricey, but, I dont see ever needing anything else.


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Posted 11 October 2016 - 05:38 PM

My son uses the old Leica Geovids range finder binocs.  These are also great, but, do not have angle compensation.  These you can get real cheap used on ebay, and would not hesitate to buy them from a good seller.


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Posted 11 October 2016 - 09:07 PM

Thanks guys, yes the Swaros won't do under 30/35...Bushnell has one with ARC in it that seems to be gaining some steam!
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Posted 15 October 2016 - 06:22 PM

Thanks guys, yes the Swaros won't do under 30/35...Bushnell has one with ARC in it that seems to be gaining some steam!

A guy I work with got the Bushnells a few months back and seems pretty happy with them. 



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Posted 15 October 2016 - 07:35 PM

I've used a couple bushnells and the angle comp. is nice I've worked out most my dope for shooting based on angle and not cosine like the Vortex. Using the Bushnell CONX right now and it's pretty sweet for the money.

Ike if you are looking to go the Bushnell I have a brand new scout sitting in the garage I'll trade ya something for them
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Posted 01 November 2016 - 03:15 PM

I've used a couple bushnells and the angle comp. is nice I've worked out most my dope for shooting based on angle and not cosine like the Vortex. Using the Bushnell CONX right now and it's pretty sweet for the money.

 

 

I got a screaming deal on the CONX and am digging that RF for sure.  Now just need to make a pouch on the side of my bino pouch for it.


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Posted 19 November 2016 - 07:14 AM

I have the Leica Geovids BRF with angle compensation........simply awesome!  



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Posted 19 November 2016 - 09:58 AM

So I can get the conx kestrel combo for REALLY low cost. I'm torn though between that and the bushnell mile one. If the conx was a 10x it would be an easy choice.
I don't want to carry a set of 10 or 12x binos, a 7x rangefinder, a spotting scope and a kestrel.
But I can get the conx combo for all the price of the mile bushnells.
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Posted 29 November 2016 - 02:20 PM

Just got the conx and love it I don't worry about the kestrel it's for mile shooting I've been to 1000 yards and never been oh damn wish I had barometric pressure plus you can pull shooting apps that will integrate the weather based on closest weather station and the only time you'll havetime to do that is at the range not in a hunting situation. The conx is cool you can enter ranges for three rifles. It's like a poor mans BR2 from gunwerks got a smoking deal on mine too like $350
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Posted 29 November 2016 - 09:46 PM

Any thoughts on the Bushnell mile combo? Buehler...


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Posted 29 November 2016 - 10:34 PM

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Posted 30 November 2016 - 09:53 AM

Any thoughts on the Bushnell mile combo? Buehler...


The elite mile is not a combo there is the conx that comes with a kestrel that does blue tooth and is programmable for your rifle, then just a conx that does everything but does not come with a kestrel, then the elite mile that ranges but is not programmable and does not come with bluetooth
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Posted 30 November 2016 - 07:23 PM

Ofdscooby, sorry I was referencing this one
http://bushnell.com/...fusion/12x-50mm
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