Leupold RX II

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Postby GrootWildJagter » Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:25 pm

Ja het gister gerange hier by die huis. Van my kamer tot hoek van die erg is 54yards en teen minnus 17grade. op enige van daai stelling A,B en C is die werklike afstand dieselfde naamlik 52yards.

Dus, baie oulike idee maar gaan nie op enige jag afstande en hoeke n invloed he waar A van C n noemenswaardige verkil sal maak nie.
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Postby Rory » Sun Oct 12, 2008 10:05 pm

Interesting GWJ.

I had a few occasions yesterday at SABA that my rangefinder didn't range on a target(in the shade) and was quite frustrating. I just ranged next to the butt and it would then give a reading. :scratch:

I think I'm going to be keeping my RXII for hunting and look at getting a Nicon for SABA and target etc... :shoot:
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Postby Guardian » Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:36 am

GWJ,
Dis net soos Harry se tabelle gewys het.
Die verskil is so klein dat dit nie op jou afstande en hellings gewys het nie.
Dis minder as .5 m . Nou wonder mens hoekom hulle dit ingebou het en nie liewer die laser bietjie sterker gemaak het sodat die ding in die skaduwee kan range ?
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My rangefinder (Bushnell Scout) makes no difference in shade, darkness or sunshine.
The only time I found it gave me false readings, was in fog.
But the surface of the target plays a big role in how far it will range.
I've picked up a cliff over 450 yards, but will not pick up bush at 300yards, depending on the denseness of the bush.
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Postby Harry Marx » Mon Oct 13, 2008 2:45 pm

I have a busnell, and it also refuses to range a blackbear/bushpig or wathog in the shade... apart from a very short battery life... so i'm also starting to think in terms of a nikon Rory
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Postby robass » Mon Oct 13, 2008 2:52 pm

Just to throw a spanner in the works here , some guy shooting 3d this weekend also couldn't range the dark targets with his Nikon ,where I could with my Leupold .
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Postby Ranger » Mon Oct 13, 2008 2:56 pm

I've never had any issues ranging dark targets in the shade like the javalina and warthog 3D targets with my Nikon 440, neither has my mate with his Bushnell Trophy although his doesn't like ranging though shoot-through mesh. I haven't tried my 550 though.
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Postby Guardian » Mon Oct 13, 2008 7:05 pm

Quickly went now to check my Bushnell Scout and it ranged perfectly in the dark in the house as well as outside.
Just can't read the yardage if I don't hold it up to some light, because the writing is in black.
My battery also lasts about 2 years.
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Postby Rory » Mon Oct 13, 2008 9:07 pm

I agree it is very strange that it didnt want to work in the shaded areas?
I really like the RXII but just need to find a rangefinder I can rely on for the 3d shoots :scratch:
Im going to have a look around...Im quite keen to have a look at the new Bowhunting rangefinder by Nikon :wink:
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Re: Leupold RX II

Postby Chef » Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:55 pm

Hoe belangrik is "angle compensation" waneer 'n ou 'n range finder wil koop?

Ek het die Vendetta Bow Mounted en hou glad nie van dit nie, wil graag 'n ander range finder koop
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Re: Leupold RX II

Postby Bernhardt » Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:30 am

Chef wrote:Hoe belangrik is "angle compensation" waneer 'n ou 'n range finder wil koop?

Ek het die Vendetta Bow Mounted en hou glad nie van dit nie, wil graag 'n ander range finder koop


Ek moet jou se dit werk vir my baie lekker. Jy range en sit jou pin waar jy moet en skiet. Ek dink daar is baie min skote waar dit rerig n verskil maak in die bos, maar op SABA het ek al gesien hoe skiet ouens die vitals mis teen erge angle skote en dan verstaan hul nie.
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Re: Leupold RX II

Postby Guardian » Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:57 am

Chef, jy kon eintlik 'n nuwe thread oopgemaak het, maar nou kan ander ouens ook bietjie leer as hulle terug lees in hierdie ou thread van 2008.
Om jou vraag te beantwoord, dit hang af van of jy skerp af en op skote gaan vat. En as jy wel redelik skuins skote mag vat (soos uit 'n tree stand of elevated hide), moet jy die invloed van gravitasie op jou pyl se trajek ken.

Gravitasie werk net in op die horisontale as van 'n projektiel se trajek. Daarom as jy styl op of af skiet, sal gravitasie 'n korter/kleiner effek op die val van die pyl hê as wanneer jy op 'n horisontale lyn skiet.

Dus as jy op of af skiet, sal jy hoog tref as jy nie kompenseer nie. En dis wat die nuwe rangefinders jou mee help.
Jy kan ook self die sommetjie maak voor jy skiet, maar dis nie so maklik om die hoek te skat nie. Lg maak 'n groot verskil.
Die belangrikste faktore wat die angle compensation beïnvloed is die hoek en afstand wat jy skiet.
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