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Old 08-23-2005, 07:11 PM
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Any recommendations on a rangefinder suitable for bowhunting...... 40 yards on in?
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Old 08-23-2005, 07:54 PM
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The least expensive laser rangefinder on the market that I am aware of is the Bushnell Yardage Pro Sport. I think it is selling for around $140-$150 most places though you may be able to find it cheaper on the web. I bought one when they first debuted and still use it for bowhunting though it was more expensive then. It rangefinds down to about 6 yards if I remember correctly though isn't waterproof and the optics are poor.
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Old 08-23-2005, 09:54 PM
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Bass Pro Shops had a sale at their fall classic and had Bushnell Yardage Pro Sport on sale for $134.00. it has 4 power magnification, and not many features or very clear optics, but is the cheapest laser rangefinder Ive seen. Ive been seeing Nikon 440 yard rangefinder for around $189.00. It has 8 power magnification and focusing ring, and ranges in 1/2 yard increments, and I think will also range on animals out to the range stated, most rangefinders, like the Bushnells, will only range an animal to about half of the range stated, you have to range a tree or reflective surface to reach the full yardage on the cheaper models. Good luck
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Old 08-25-2005, 05:45 PM
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I bought my Bushnell Pro Trophy for $153 (close anyway) on www.opticsplanet.com. I think that was the website. It may be www.optiksplanet.com, but just google "rangefinder" and it will come up. Good luck...I love mine!
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Old 08-25-2005, 09:56 PM
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I picked up the Bushnell Yardage Pro last season at Dick's Sporting Goods on sale for $99.99. It's been perfect for my use.
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Old 08-26-2005, 07:35 AM
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You can pick up the Nikon ProStaff 440 for around $160 on ebay brand new.......
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Old 08-26-2005, 01:00 PM
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cabelas has the bushnell yardage pro for $149 and it ranges to o-800yds
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Old 09-02-2005, 08:32 PM
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I have owned a 400& a scout by bushnell sold them both after haveing a chance in the field to try the legend& the nikon monarch 800 under low light conditions the nikon is far superior over the legend and will range a deer size animal alot further and its water proof.
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