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I was thinking about optical rangefinders in the context of Steel Beasts and the Leopard 1A3 and M60A1 (not modelled) and what the sight picture would look like as range was determined. I found two excellent short videos on YouTube explaining stereoscopic and coincidence rangefinders (in a naval context) and a practical demonstration of a crude coincidence rangefinder in action:

 

 

I’ve included them here in case anyone else has been similarly interested and never seen an optical rangefinder in action.

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12 hours ago, Panzer_Leader said:

I was thinking about optical rangefinders in the context of Steel Beasts and the Leopard 1A3 and M60A1 (not modelled) and what the sight picture would look like as range was determined. I found two excellent short videos on YouTube explaining stereoscopic and coincidence rangefinders (in a naval context) and a practical demonstration of a crude coincidence rangefinder in action:

 

 

I’ve included them here in case anyone else has been similarly interested and never seen an optical rangefinder in action.

I'd love to have them in as well.

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