Rangefinder size comparisons

  1. #1
    Jc27's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jun 2012
    From
    Pennsylvania
    Posts
    1,660

    Rangefinder size comparisons

    I was wondering a few things about the rangefinder. I am in the process of making a light kit and was curious about the most popular models of the RF. I know Asok sells them with his CC helms(which are awesome by the way), and terminal fettler makes them ,as well as the don post pieces are the ones I read about he most.
    My question is mainly about the size difference between them all. My kit was build to fit Asok's lid and I am wondering how much I will have to alter the design to get it to fit in the other RFs if I decide to make them.
    Thanks,
    JC

  2. #2
    superjedi's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 2003
    From
    Newport News, VA
    Posts
    4,258

    Re: Rangefinder size comparisons

    I have a TF rangefinder kit on the way. If nobody else provides measurements
    before it gets here, I'll be glad to provide them once I receive it.

  3. #3
    Jc27's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jun 2012
    From
    Pennsylvania
    Posts
    1,660

    Re: Rangefinder size comparisons

    Thanks, hopefully my kit will fit.

  4. #4
    superjedi's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 2003
    From
    Newport News, VA
    Posts
    4,258

    Re: Rangefinder size comparisons

    Hi JC,
    I got my Terminalfettler RF, and I took a couple of measurements.
    These are measurements of the space inside the RF:
    Width (front to back): 30 mm
    Height: 18 mm

    Keep in mind, those are the absolute limits of the space available
    inside the RF. If a board was built to those dimensions, it would be
    a very tight scrape getting it in there.
    Hope that helps!

  5. #5
    Jc27's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jun 2012
    From
    Pennsylvania
    Posts
    1,660

    Re: Rangefinder size comparisons

    Thanks that will help. If you could take a pic of the inside that would be awesome. I need to check my circuit to see the dimensions but it should fit.

  6. #6
    sleepalot's Avatar
    Member Since
    May 2012
    From
    USA
    Posts
    855

    Re: Rangefinder size comparisons

    Heres a comparison between the TF Topper and a RS Props Topper which is similar to ASOK's size. I can't stress how nice the TF's toppers are. I've had them all in hand at one time or another but the TF really stuck out as the most accurate of them all in my honest opinion and his block and lens are very clear and clean. Sorry I wondered off topic there. But I hope these comparison pictures help you out.

    2013-03-26_00-03-57_388-jpg
    2013-03-26_00-03-33_287-jpg
    2013-03-26_00-05-19_994-jpg
    2013-03-26_00-05-31_142-jpg

    if you need a better pic or something specific just lemme know
    Last edited by sleepalot; Mar 26, 2013 at 2:19 AM.

  7. #7
    RafalFett's Avatar
    Member Since
    Oct 2010
    From
    Galati, Romania
    Posts
    2,625

    Re: Rangefinder size comparisons

    sleepalot said: View Post
    Heres a comparison between the TF Topper and a RS Props Topper which is similar to ASOK's size. I can't stress how nice the TF's toppers are. I've had them all in hand at one time or another but the TF really stuck out as the most accurate of them all in my honest opinion and his block and lens are very clear and clean. Sorry I wondered off topic there.
    I agree! It's hard to beat terminal fettler's awesome rangefinders! I have the viewfinder and the perspex block from him and I can't praise enough the excellent craftsmanship and care for details!

  8. #8
    Jc27's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jun 2012
    From
    Pennsylvania
    Posts
    1,660

    Re: Rangefinder size comparisons

    How much does he sell them for and what is the wait time for one?

  9. #9

    Re: Rangefinder size comparisons

    Hi, excuse me for butting in. My RF tops are 40 (GBP) shipped. I have a batch ready to ship, 5-7 days delivery time to your door. Also, because the lens Perspex section is hand cut and finished, I can supply this part to you specification to fit another housing. Please feel free to PM me, or ask any questions here...

  10. #10
    Pancho's Avatar
    Member Since
    Feb 2013
    From
    Colorado
    Posts
    87

    Re: Rangefinder size comparisons

    terminal fettler said: View Post
    Hi, excuse me for butting in. My RF tops are 40 (GBP) shipped. I have a batch ready to ship, 5-7 days delivery time to your door. Also, because the lens Perspex section is hand cut and finished, I can supply this part to you specification to fit another housing. Please feel free to PM me, or ask any questions here...
    do you ship to the US? and if so, what's the cost in US Dollars?

  11. #11

    Re: Rangefinder size comparisons

    Hi, shipping is world wide. Not sure on the PP to $ conversion?

  12. #12
    Jc27's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jun 2012
    From
    Pennsylvania
    Posts
    1,660

    Re: Rangefinder size comparisons

    TF, PM sent.

  13. #13
    High Speed Low Drag Fett 4 Real's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 2010
    From
    USAF Utah
    Posts
    5,193

    Re: Rangefinder size comparisons

    terminal fettler said: View Post
    Hi, shipping is world wide. Not sure on the PP to $ conversion?
    PP does it for you on the day based on the conversion it could be + or - a few bucks

  14. #14
    Jc27's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jun 2012
    From
    Pennsylvania
    Posts
    1,660

    Re: Rangefinder size comparisons

    F4R, pm incoming.

  15. #15
    Pancho's Avatar
    Member Since
    Feb 2013
    From
    Colorado
    Posts
    87

    Re: Rangefinder size comparisons

    Fett 4 Real said: View Post
    PP does it for you on the day based on the conversion it could be + or - a few bucks
    cool! thanks for the tip.

Similar Threads

  1. CAST ALUMINUM FETT (phase 2) - w/ comparisons
    By Hand-Schaub in forum Boba Fett Helmet
    Replies: 78
    Last Post: Jul 21, 2011, 2:43 AM
  2. Mrgr8ness bucket complete-with comparisons!
    By mrgr8ness in forum Boba Fett Helmet
    Replies: 24
    Last Post: Apr 13, 2007, 8:40 AM
  3. Helmet comparisons
    By bobafett669 in forum Boba Fett Helmet
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: Mar 31, 2005, 5:07 PM
  4. Pics of green and white vinyl DP comparisons
    By PropReplicator in forum Boba Fett Helmet
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: Jul 8, 2004, 5:35 PM
  5. Helmet abbreviations & comparisons???
    By malcfett in forum Boba Fett Helmet
    Replies: 38
    Last Post: Jul 3, 2003, 10:36 AM
  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •