Kuiu: nice material, quiet, well made, but I have no idea which RF this was designed for. It’s so small. My RF was too snug and the elastic band rested right on the button, triggering the laser. Not gonna work.
Marsupial: well made. Mostly good design. My design complaint stems from the fact that the sides go too far up so you can’t grab the RF right out of the pouch. You have to pull on the tether first and then grip it. More movement than necessary. Very nice lid design. Best strap attachment design. But ultimately too darn loud! I hate cordura when bowhunting. For this reason I won’t even consider any others like Mystery Ranch or FHF that are made of cordura. Deal breaker.
Oregon Pack Works: quietest material! Most inexpensive. But it’s just a satchel with a drawstring on the top. Not much thought to the design. It lacks structure and form.
Outdoor Vision: the closest one to ideal and the one I’m gonna keep, but still not quite perfect. It’s quieter, but still not quiet as it could be. A mostly good design, good side height so you can grab in the proper position right out of the pouch. Kinda odd lid design. I understand why they made it that way but it doesn’t quite provide the protection I’d ideally like.
So what would be perfect?
An Outdoor Vision pouch, in Oregon Pack Works material, with a Marsupial lid and back strap attachment.
Or A Kuiu in different sizes, with sides that didn’t go as far up.
Until then I’ll go on my merry way begrudgingly accepting trade offs. Sigh!
A shirt or jacket pocket has always worked fine for me.
Loved the idea when the RF Leica’s first hit the market but could not justify the expense and it just made no sense that the rangefinder button was on the left side of the bino’s. So I’ve solved the problem you have, but by going in the opposite direction. We’ll see how it works for me.