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shafferm
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Rangefinder selection help

Post by shafferm » Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:32 pm

I am trying to find a rangefinder with extended eye relief of an inch or more with a remote button or at least scan mode. I have been thinking about trying to mount up a rangefinder to the bow instead of using a scope for both ranging and to aim on target. Once I find a suitable rangefinder I will need to come up with a way of mounting it and sighting it in for up and down and left to right. For different distances I was planning on mounting it onto an HHA Optimizer. This should then allow me to range and shoot with the same optic and I would not need to carry a separate rangefinder. Basically trying to recreate a much lower cost and lower magnification version of the Burris Laser Eliminator scope.
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Re: Rangefinder selection help

Post by Doe Master » Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:44 am

Can`t say I can think of any with a longer eye relief .
Interesting thought though . I have been confused why Burris has not done that with their platform .
Mike you are going to have to find one with out the LCD screen .
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Re: Rangefinder selection help

Post by LongCarbine » Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:16 pm

LE-032 range finder You can see them on Amazon.
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Re: Rangefinder selection help

Post by robertyb » Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:50 am

I am using a Bresser RF on my Excalibur. I also bought a LE-032 not long ago but had problems with it and returned it.

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Re: Rangefinder selection help

Post by shafferm » Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:32 pm

Kevin,

Not sure why none of the rangefinder manufacturers have tried to come out with a low magnification version of the much more expensive Burris offering. It should not be too difficult to adapt one of the handheld versions to have windage and elevation adjustments and a picatinny rail mount. You are correct in that I will need to find one without the LCD screen which rules out the LE-032 and the Bresser RF offerings. Will have to keep looking.
2002 Exomag
Varizone with Burris Sig. Zee Rings
My mods:
Scope cover adapters
Optomechanical rangefinder
Custom built lit nocks
BCY Trophy flemish string
20" XX75 2213 arrows with 4" feathers

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