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Old May 19, 2022, 10:08 AM   #1
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What laser sight?

Was told there are laser rangefinders that figure out the cosine for shooting uphill/downhill. Additionally, the sight will calculate the actual horizontal distance. Is that truth or fiction and if truth, what laser sights?
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Old May 20, 2022, 10:50 AM   #2
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I've got a Vortex rangefinder (not really expensive, just shy of $200) and it gives the option of horizontal or true distance when shooting uphill/downhill.
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Old May 20, 2022, 11:01 AM   #3
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There a few of these available like this one now
https://www.burrisoptics.com/scopes/...tor-laserscope
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Old May 22, 2022, 03:28 PM   #4
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Just going to throw out some more that doesn't really answer your first question but may still be relevant for those in the market.

I'll make it clear that I was spoiled as far as range finders go because I was issued a Leica with a tripod for about ten years.

When using the Vortex Impact, though they claim it will range out to 1000 yards I found that if I was attempting to range anything over 200 it had better be VERY reflective and at least the size of a stop sign. A stable rest helps to mitigate this but if you think you are going to be ranging an animal standing just a bit outside of a treeline at 400 yards just hand stabilizing the monocular, its not going to work.
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