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    Posted: September/10/2014 at 11:21
the zeiss Victory PRF and Leica 1000-R CRF are similarly priced, though i think the zeiss is rated at 1300 and the leica at 1k.  which is better?  ease of use? quality of build? glass quality?  display readability?

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They are both great units with great glass.  The Leica is a lot smaller, that is a big plus in my book.

I have had both and liked both.  I have RF binos now as I prefer one unit. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Dyelynn Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September/10/2014 at 11:54
i'd prefer the binos too, but i already own a decent pair of binos and the LRF binos are a bit outside my price range. 

i hadn't considered the size issue, thanks for bringing that up.
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I too have had both. Zeiss is great it consistently went out past 1400 yds. I did sell it and bought a Leica 1600 and that thing is great. I love it. Spend a lil more and get the 1600 if your gona shoot shoot over a grand.
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I don't believe the Zeiss has a corrected horizontal range function, it just gives you linear distance, maybe that's fine for your purpose but definitely a significant feature.  Leica's most recent 1000-R has "equivalent horizontal range" from 10-660 yards and then linear distance out to 1000+.  The Leica 1600-B has the ballistic arches (12 of them I believe) out to 500 yards and then does EHR from 100-880 yards and linear out to 1600+.  I think the Zeiss just does 1300 yards linear, still a very good range finder though.
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