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Hey everyone! What is the best rifle scope rangefinder that has the following:
-Built-in range finder
-MilDot or arrow calculates where it will hit
-Good zoom (like 6.5x24)

 Other features that would be cool but not required: 
-takes a AA or AAA
-Wind/Elevation
-Weather Resistance
-Not Teflon coated


Thanks in advance for any suggestions!!!!

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Here Let Me Guess:
Burris 4-16x50 Eliminator III Rangefinding Riflescope Burris 4-16x50 Eliminator III Rangefinding Riflescope
Stock # - BUR200116
  • Black Matte Finish
  • X96 Ballistic Reticle
  • Enhanced extreme range ballistic programming
$1,499.95
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Well the Eliminator Three is right there taking care of your list of wants, but if you go for the non-teflon version, your eggs are going to stick!
 
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The Eliminator is the only one I have had any use with.  It worked as advertised. Pretty nice scope, although the glass is a bit dark to me.
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Can't wait to get my hands on the Gen 3!Excellent
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Thanks! That eliminator looks like a good one, however do they have a version that has at least 24x because that one is only 16x zoom?
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Truth be known, one can be pretty precise with a 14-16 power scope.
You will have to go a different route if that much magnification is a requirement for you
Originally posted by videoexpert videoexpert wrote:

Thanks! That eliminator looks like a good one, however do they have a version that has at least 24x because that one is only 16x zoom?
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Is that --- Do Have ...  or is it more like :  WILL Have.
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There are a few companies who make scopes with LRFs built in, but Burris focuses on them the most.

Laserscope III is your best bet.  

I have been playing with the Laserscope II and I found that I like it far more than I originally expected.  I have only seen the new model at SHOT, but I was impressed with where they are taking this product.

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Do have one of Eliminators.
Will have one of the Gen 3's soonBandito


Originally posted by Urimaginaryfrnd Urimaginaryfrnd wrote:

Is that --- Do Have ...  or is it more like :  WILL Have.
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I finally got an opportunity to play with a Gen 2 Eliminator a while back.  I have the Nikon Laser IRT.  The Nikon is Monarch quality glasswise and has a very nice laser ranger.  Quite accurate.  However, it does not have the ONE primary feature that makes the "tech" exceptional... the "auto aimpoint" feature the Burris Eliminator lives on.  That one feature makes the Eliminator a hands down winner and if it had been available when I was checking the Laser IRT scopes, I would MOST DEFINITELY have the Eliminator.  The glass has improved, as well is is now at least the equal of the Nikon.  A day will come when any laser ranging scope includes the auto aimpoint function and technology is moving rapidly.   
Soon, auto aimpoint calculation based upon range will be commonplace.  RIght now, Burris pretty much owns it (within a price range that is reachable by mere mortals). 

I've not seen the Gen III, but am anxious to do so.  
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Originally posted by Kickboxer Kickboxer wrote:

I finally got an opportunity to play with a Gen 2 Eliminator a while back.  I have the Nikon Laser IRT.  The Nikon is Monarch quality glasswise and has a very nice laser ranger.  Quite accurate.  However, it does not have the ONE primary feature that makes the "tech" exceptional... the "auto aimpoint" feature the Burris Eliminator lives on.  That one feature makes the Eliminator a hands down winner and if it had been available when I was checking the Laser IRT scopes, I would MOST DEFINITELY have the Eliminator.  The glass has improved, as well is is now at least the equal of the Nikon.  A day will come when any laser ranging scope includes the auto aimpoint function and technology is moving rapidly.   
Soon, auto aimpoint calculation based upon range will be commonplace.  RIght now, Burris pretty much owns it (within a price range that is reachable by mere mortals). 

I've not seen the Gen III, but am anxious to do so.  

Gen 3 takes it to the next level with drop compensation at any magnification.

ILya
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So the "dot" works in the FFP?
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It is not a true FFP but it works like a FFP. 
The technology compensates as if it was a FFP.
So yes, your subtension remain the same at any magnification
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But the etched reticle for wind holds are in the SFP? Seems kind of silly. Is the reticle based on MOA? 
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On second look it appears to be based on a mil-dot, any confirmation on this?
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It is Mils
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There is a mathmatical formula which allows BDC calculation at any power setting for SFP scopes.  I've used it for years.  It's what Nikon Spot On uses and there are several iPhone and Droid apps that do it as well.  They make it much easier.  It is, of course, wholly dependent upon the scopes accuracy a various power levels.  If the scope is "good", the calculation is "good"... it, by its nature, assumes perfection in the scope.  Works very well with the Hensoldt that my wife bought for me... (don't know if I've mentioned that or not) 
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Really Excellent  Your wife bought you a Heinsoldt --   AWESOME - Dont think you have mentioned that before. Cool
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The technology knows what power you are at and will give the correct wind adjustment regardless of the magnification.
It is a MIL based windage reticle in SFP but the technology corrects for that at any power.
I spell that C-O-O-L!
So in essence the total reticle package acts as if it is a FFP reticle.

Originally posted by billyburl2 billyburl2 wrote:

But the etched reticle for wind holds are in the SFP? Seems kind of silly.
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So you are saying the scope reads the wind too? If it does, I am totally in!
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No!Bandito
That is what happens when I don't take enough time reviewing what I typedWhacko
But it does give the wind correction for a 10 mph FV wind though, for the distance lasered.
It is up to the shooter to determine the conditions (speed(s) and direction(s) of the wind).Cool
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I've looked thru and handled a display version of the gen3 for a day it's optics are better and the crosshair is less obtrusive and thinner than the gen1 which i have. The min parallax was at 50 but it seems to go down to 20. Optics are comparable to an old simmons 44 mag i have, it's not as bright as the other scopes made at the same factory like the monarchs and vipers but it doesn't have the glare or white haze at high powers from the vipers and monarchs. As you move your zoom the dot also moves as well as the  number for the windage. There is also a brightness control for the illumination so you could use it in low light and you can extend your battery life and the optics are more capable for dawn dusk shooting compared to the gen 1. My friend though has a copy of the instructions and codes for the bullet drop and there are no codes for .22lr, i'm not sure about the .17hmr or hm2. Hopefully though the instuction manual my friend has is only a sample or an unfinished version   as i like having the option of putting it on my rimfire as i do my gen 1 eliminator. I was wondering too if you could change the default reading for 10mph crosswinds, there was no news from my friend who has the instructions if there is such a feature or he has just omitted to mention it. Anyway, regardless i'll be ordering one once it comes out, i think the 3000 dollar import price is worth it. Kinda sad and funny that i have to pay more to get  one considering it was practically made in my backyard. Smile

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As far as I know you cannot adjust/reconfigure the wind speed data-It stays at 10 mph.
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