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    Default Range finder, Which one?

    Any of you have a preferred range finder?

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    Also interested, I would prefer buying 1 to use for deer hunting bow + gun, and also for dog training. I do use gmap pedometer to look up distances on things, but i'd rather do it in the field.

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    You can spend almost any amount of money on a rangefinder but I wouldn't. I have an old and not expensive Bushnell and every time I have checked it at a measured distance it has been spot on. Go look at some and buy whatever you like but I think they are all good enough for hunting, dog training, etc.

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    I also have a cheap Bushnell and it has served me well. It has been very accurate on distances and has never failed in either hot or cold weather.

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    Bushnell, if you get the better golf ones that measure slope they are deadly accurate to about 400 yds. If money were no object then it would be a set of Leica binos/rangefinders

    I have an inexpensive Bushnell and use it more for laughs then anything else, after years of golf I can guestimate yardages inside of 150 yds within 10yds..probably even better since I had cataract surgery
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    Here's a good one. It has the capability to give you accurate distance up and down hill and from an elevated position. When I used to bow hunt, I had one of these, and they are spot on.
    http://www.amazon.com/Bushnell-Scout...b_title_sports
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    I just ordered a Bushnell 550 from Cabelas on-line on sale for $98. It is the one in the gift box. I guess they had a bunch left over from Christmas. They are selling the same model in their stores, without the gift box, for $179. Go figure.....
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    Thanks to all for the comments.....!

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    Use a Bushnell one that is made for golf with the slope and pin seeker technology. I also use it for bow/rifle hunting too. Primarily bought for golf but has held up great for 5 years and gets a lot of use and abuse in and out of the golf cart cubby hole. Battery life is good and locks onto target great.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidC View Post
    I just ordered a Bushnell 550 from Cabelas on-line on sale for $98. It is the one in the gift box. I guess they had a bunch left over from Christmas. They are selling the same model in their stores, without the gift box, for $179. Go figure.....
    David,
    Thanks, after researching, I too ordered one of these....they are priced right and will more than meet my needs....thanks for the information!

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