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what do u think of range finders that tell the "true" distance to a traget?

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  • what do u think of range finders that tell the "true" distance to a traget?

    what do u think of range finders that tell the "true" distance to a traget?

  • #2
    This is from a bow hunters perspective, with a fairly fast bow.
    If you are shooting steep angle up or down it is a good idea, if you are shooting gentle angles it is not as critical. If you practice shooting angles you should not have any problems with out using angle compensation.

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    • #3
      range finders in yards are pluss or minus one, how close you want!

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      • #4
        Too expensive for my tastes. Not nessecary

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        • #5
          My longest shot on game (and the only one I've ever had mounted) was 397 steps. Everything else has been on average around 50 to 100ft. I hunt the swamps so I don't really see the need for one. Out west they'd probably be usefull but I can see someone so worried about getting that distance that they wind up losing their opportunity at a shot because of it.

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          • #6
            I have one a cheap bushnell and honestly I could do the same ranging by walking it off. I have never used it on an animal but I range all the trees or landmarks where I hunt for reference points. Or TRPs if you speak military.

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            • #7
              Probley with in a few feet of the actual distance

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              • #8
                Why pay the money? Just practice all the different senarios you could possibly be in, that way you can assure yourself and the animal a quick kill. We owe them that much.

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                • #9
                  Unless you are shooting at a very steep angle or there is an extreme height difference between you and your target, the direct distance is sufficient in my opinion.

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