It has the same keypad-related problem as other SentrySafe models – you have to “wake it up” by pressing a button before it accepts your input. This can be anything from mid-double-digit dollars up to high treble-digit dollars. Set a ceiling on the price point you are comfortable paying for a rangefinder.
This should be matched with how often you intend to head out hunting (or hiking). If the great outdoors is your passion, then investment in a better quality, more expensive rangefinder makes ultimate sense. If your forays are just a couple of times a year, then a lower your price point to a sensible limit.
Let’s answer some of those rangefinder FAQsRegarding Rangefinders, there are certain questions that crop up time and again. With this in mind, here are six of the most Frequently Asked Questions that should help answer some of the most common queries. How does a rangefinder work?
Laser rangefinders all work on the same basic principle. Laser beams are emitted at the push of a button. These beams’ bounce’ off distant objects while the high-speed clock included in the rangefinder measures the total time taken from beams leaving the unit until their return.
As it is already known that these laser beams travel at the speed of light, the unit uses the received time measurement to calculate the distance traveled. This distance is then displayed on the rangefinders display. How much does a rangefinder cost? We touched on this in our buying guide.
As for the most expensive models, these can cost between $1,500-$2,000.
The price of rangefinders varies considerably. Low cost models come in around the mid-double-digit dollar price point. As for the most expensive models, these can cost between $1,500-$2,000. Having said this, there are many price points in between. This means you are sure to find one to fit your budget.
What is the best laser rangefinder for hunting? This really does depend on your hunting style. There are rangefinders better suited to bowhunters, others for the short to mid-distance rifle hunter, and more advanced rangefinders for those who hunt over long distances. Consider the points in our buying guide and match these against the reviewed rangefinders.
7. Vortex Razor HD 4000 A top-of-the-line option from Vortex, the Razor HD 4000 is a dream come true for extreme hunters, archers, or competitive shooters. The HD 4000 features four targeting modes (Normal, First, Last, and Extended Long Range) to conquer any environment, while primary HCD (Horizontal Component Distance) technology compensates for steep angled shooting up to 70 degrees.
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