How far is it?
Ok I have to admit it, I have been lazy, I have
not practiced enough and now I am struggling to
estimate some reference points on the hunting
range. I am repeating myself that once you learn
how to judge distance you never forget … maybe.
Now sitting on my favorite tree I am fighting
with myself is that tree at 20 or 25 yards? …
The tree may be bigger than I think, …perhaps it
just appears closer… All of sudden I wonder if
my negligence will put the shot at risk.
Not today! I reach for my pocket and here it
comes: a brand new Leupold RX II rangefinder
this technological marvel will help me take all
the references I need downrange in a few seconds
and with pinpoint accuracy.
I am sort of fan of arrow placed with surgical
precision and for this reason I need to estimate
distance precisely. No one is good at estimating
distance, especially in unfamiliar terrain with
odd, changing illumination. I also hate to spend
hours measuring reference points around my
hunting spot. These are the reasons why I
deserved a rangefinder and, believe me, you
deserve one too.
The Leupold RX II is a digital laser
rangefinder that comes loaded with state of the
The Leupold RX II is packaged in a heavy
cardboard box that contains:
RXII Rangefinder unit , finished in Mossy
Panasonic CR2 Lithium battery
Cordura camo carry case
Product registration card
Operating instructions booklet
RX quick reference card
Silica gel bag
The product shows its class right from the box:
black satin with gold lettering, it is clearly a
high end product, it gives you a feeling of
Once you open the box the quality feeling
continues but you will be amazed to attention to
the camo cordura case, for example, has both a
belt loop and swiveling hook to attach it to you
backpack, the flap closure has no noisy Velcro
but uses an elastic loop with a retention hook.
Ever struggled to fit a lanyard into its seat ?
at Leupold probably someone did and found a
simple solution : a tear away plastic leader
that will help you doing the job in a couple of