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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-11-2010, 12:54 AM Thread Starter
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Are rangefinders with angle compensation, usually for treestand hunting, really worth it and/or necessary. Do standard ones work just as well?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-11-2010, 01:18 AM
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Re: rangefinder

With the speed of bows these days, it really won't matter. For example let's say you are 20' up. The deer is 120' (40 yards) from the base of your tree. The rangefinder is going to give you a reading of 40.55 yards. For long range rifle guys it's cool to have but for us bow hunters in the woods, save your money.
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Re: rangefinder

x2 not much difference for shots 50 yds and under. save your money.
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Re: rangefinder

Buy good binoculars and focus them in at 20 yards and mark a line, then 30 mark a line, then 40 works pretty good..

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Re: rangefinder

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