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Did a search and couldn't find anything on this topic, so excuse me if this has been brought up before.

 

I'm having LCD issues with my rangefinder where the distances aren't displaying. The laser and jolt work just fine. But when a distance is supposed to appear, I either get nothing or maybe 1 bar that is supposed to be part of a number.

 

It's the Bushnell TOUR V3. I bought it a little over a year ago. I've already contacted Bushnell CS. They were pretty short and not very helpful in both emails and over the phone. 

 

From what I gather, even if I were to send the product in, it could take them up to 5 weeks to have it back in my hands and even then, it's not a guarantee that they could even fix it.

 

So has anyone ever had this issue?

 

And no, the rangefinder never got wet. I always keep it cased. I already changed the battery, left the battery out of it for 3 days, and have never dropped it.

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Sounds like the lcd screen went bad and needs replaced. Dunno if that's a doable diy or not.

If Bushnell will warranty it. Then I'd send it in. Plenty of free apps to help you till it comes back.

 

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For the price that Bushnell charges they should be bending over backwards to help you.

 

 

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I mean my v4 got wet in the rain, they said it's water resistant, not waterproof. I didn't get how it's meant to resist the rain. But it didn't. And so to the bin it went.

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Did a search and couldn't find anything on this topic, so excuse me if this has been brought up before.

 

I'm having LCD issues with my rangefinder where the distances aren't displaying. The laser and jolt work just fine. But when a distance is supposed to appear, I either get nothing or maybe 1 bar that is supposed to be part of a number.

 

It's the Bushnell TOUR V3. I bought it a little over a year ago. I've already contacted Bushnell CS. They were pretty short and not very helpful in both emails and over the phone. 

 

From what I gather, even if I were to send the product in, it could take them up to 5 weeks to have it back in my hands and even then, it's not a guarantee that they could even fix it.

 

So has anyone ever had this issue?

 

And no, the rangefinder never got wet. I always keep it cased. I already changed the battery, left the battery out of it for 3 days, and have never dropped it.

 

I normally hear good things about Bushnell CS, but the repair time sounds about right. I have an original Bushnell Pinseeker 1500 that still works today except for the ocular piece that came off.  Did you see if they had a trade in program for a new Bushnell ?  If you don't want to go with Bushnell, I would highly recommend the Precision Pro NX7 Pro.  I tested their unit and it's fantastic and has a great price point.  Check out the thread and review here:  https://forum.mygolfspy.com/topic/19430-official-forum-member-review-precision-pro-nx7-laser-rangefinder/

 

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I normally hear good things about Bushnell CS, but the repair time sounds about right. I have an original Bushnell Pinseeker 1500 that still works today except for the ocular piece that came off.  Did you see if they had a trade in program for a new Bushnell ?  If you don't want to go with Bushnell, I would highly recommend the Precision Pro NX7 Pro.  I tested their unit and it's fantastic and has a great price point.  Check out the thread and review here:  https://forum.mygolfspy.com/topic/19430-official-forum-member-review-precision-pro-nx7-laser-rangefinder/

 

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The NX7 has been on my radar. Thank you. A buddy of mine got the TecTecTec VPRO500 (correct me if I'm wrong on the model) ...he says it's just as good as the top brand models. He was using a Callaway one before he "misplaced" it. Just waiting to link-up with him on the course so I can test it out for myself.

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If bushnell wont fix it, you have a dud unfortunately my friend

 

Pretty much. It would have been nice to have it last a little bit longer. Barely 2yrs? Come on now. I bought it at a local Dick's shortly after the V4 came out. I also bought it during a sale, and took the display model and no box so they really cut the price down for me. So yeah, a slight silver lining.

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The NX7 has been on my radar. Thank you. A buddy of mine got the TecTecTec VPRO500 (correct me if I'm wrong on the model) ...he says it's just as good as the top brand models. He was using a Callaway one before he "misplaced" it. Just waiting to link-up with him on the course so I can test it out for myself.

I've seen the TecTecTec VPro500 but have never used it in person. Similar specs to the NX7 PRO I had. Price point was awesome on the NX7 Pro. I definitely liked the rubber grips when holding it and had the slope function which is cool (you can turn it off if you wish). Free lifetime batter replacement (uses one of those watch batteries). Highly recommend it. Good luck on whichever you choose!

 

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Did a search and couldn't find anything on this topic, so excuse me if this has been brought up before.

 

I'm having LCD issues with my rangefinder where the distances aren't displaying. The laser and jolt work just fine. But when a distance is supposed to appear, I either get nothing or maybe 1 bar that is supposed to be part of a number.

 

It's the Bushnell TOUR V3. I bought it a little over a year ago. I've already contacted Bushnell CS. They were pretty short and not very helpful in both emails and over the phone. 

 

From what I gather, even if I were to send the product in, it could take them up to 5 weeks to have it back in my hands and even then, it's not a guarantee that they could even fix it.

 

So has anyone ever had this issue?

 

And no, the rangefinder never got wet. I always keep it cased. I already changed the battery, left the battery out of it for 3 days, and have never dropped it.

Unfortunately, this isn't the first time we've heard about this type of situation from some of those bigger companies.

 

That's not how we choose to do business. I can promise you that. Our goal is to always do right by our customers. If we're lucky enough to win your business, we think you become a part of the Precision Pro Golf family, and we treat our family right.

 

We believe our rangefinder to be just as good, if not better, than some of those that are nearly $200 more in price. But we KNOW we offer the best customer service in the industry. 

 

Sorry you had trouble with your rangefinder. Truly. That sucks. But we hope you find one you like soon that gets you back on the course!

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Did a search and couldn't find anything on this topic, so excuse me if this has been brought up before.

 

I'm having LCD issues with my rangefinder where the distances aren't displaying. The laser and jolt work just fine. But when a distance is supposed to appear, I either get nothing or maybe 1 bar that is supposed to be part of a number.

 

It's the Bushnell TOUR V3. I bought it a little over a year ago. I've already contacted Bushnell CS. They were pretty short and not very helpful in both emails and over the phone. 

 

From what I gather, even if I were to send the product in, it could take them up to 5 weeks to have it back in my hands and even then, it's not a guarantee that they could even fix it.

 

So has anyone ever had this issue?

 

And no, the rangefinder never got wet. I always keep it cased. I already changed the battery, left the battery out of it for 3 days, and have never dropped it.

I have had the same issue in the past. My experience was either due to glare or dirt, I am not sure which. Cleaned the lenses and made sure not to shoot distances through the cart windshield and i have not had an issue since. 

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I have had the same issue in the past. My experience was either due to glare or dirt, I am not sure which. Cleaned the lenses and made sure not to shoot distances through the cart windshield and i have not had an issue since.

Yup shooting through windshield won't yield rangefinder data. Learned that lesson years ago.

 

 

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I'd be leary of the tec tec tec models. I think they are the same ones MG used to sell and they are not very reliable. Sure look the same to me. There are others on the market that look like these also. Same case and design but different names. To MG Golf's credit they always stood 100% by the products they sold and replaced my MG LRF twice! No questions asked. I'm on my third one and expect it to crap out anytime based on past performance. Bushnell is just more than I want to pay for a LRF and I've heard their CS can be kind of a hassle.

Next time I'll probably go with a Precision Pro model.

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I'd be leary of the tec tec tec models. I think they are the same ones MG used to sell and they are not very reliable. Sure look the same to me. There are others on the market that look like these also. Same case and design but different names. To MG Golf's credit they always stood 100% by the products they sold and replaced my MG LRF twice! No questions asked. I'm on my third one and expect it to crap out anytime based on past performance. Bushnell is just more than I want to pay for a LRF and I've heard their CS can be kind of a hassle.

Next time I'll probably go with a Precision Pro model.

Very observant... and 100% correct. For better or worse, there are several companies out there that sell the exact same rangefinder – literally the same product – with the only difference being the color and label that's been slapped on.

 

To be honest, nearly five years ago, that's the first product we came out with, too. However, we quickly decided that the product wasn't good enough and that we either needed to design and build our own rangefinder or we needed to close up shop. Obviously, we chose the former, and we're proud of the products we sell and stand by them 100%, which is why we created the Precision Care Package – to show golfers that they can have complete confidence when purchasing a Precision Pro Golf rangefinder.

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Go with the NX7 Pro. Got mine a few weeks ago and couldn't be happier. You can get them at great prices in the US.

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Go with the NX7 Pro. Got mine a few weeks ago and couldn't be happier. You can get them at great prices in the US.

Plus you get a rebate and $20 discount using "golfspy" for being a MGS member

 

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I have a question for anyone who knows the answer.

I have been trying to decide on a new rangefinder. I purchased the MG Golf rangefinder but it was just to slick and would get different  distance shooting three times in a row. My real question is WHY do some rangefinders have two optics (lenses) like the Bushnell pro X2 or three lenses like the Bushnell V4. I just got off the phone with Bushnell and the answer was like the old Blue whale question why does a blue whale have a huge mouth and a tiny throat. Answer... Because they do. Bushnell said there is no difference they work the same. Well why make different models? 

I am wondering if there is more light for better optics in lower light sunset golf or something?

 

Also any feedback on the Precision Pro NX7?

Thanks

Steve

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I have a question for anyone who knows the answer.

I have been trying to decide on a new rangefinder. I purchased the MG Golf rangefinder but it was just to slick and would get different distance shooting three times in a row. My real question is WHY do some rangefinders have two optics (lenses) like the Bushnell pro X2 or three lenses like the Bushnell V4. I just got off the phone with Bushnell and the answer was like the old Blue whale question why does a blue whale have a huge mouth and a tiny throat. Answer... Because they do. Bushnell said there is no difference they work the same. Well why make different models?

I am wondering if there is more light for better optics in lower light sunset golf or something?

 

Also any feedback on the Precision Pro NX7?

Thanks

Steve

Steve:

I was one of the testers for MyGolfSpy on the Precision Pro NX7 Pro model (with slope). I'm on my phone or I'd link the thread for it. It's a great product, very accurate, and can hang with the other models out there. Customer service is top tier! Lifetime battery replacement (used once already). The pricing is also fantastic at the fraction of the cost of other lasers rangefinders out there (I believe there's a mail in rebate going on plus a discount for MGS forum members. Can't go wrong with it!)

 

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Thanks for the input. I did order it. $30 rebate plus $20 golfspy promo gets you down to $200. I hope its good, this is my playing season during the summer heat. its when it is affordable for us here in Florida. 

Thanks again

Steve

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