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Old Sunday 9th July 2017, 09:54   #1
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Nikon travelite ex internal blackening.

Good morning / afternoon birdformers.

I've had the binoculars out over the weekend and to cut a long story short, it performs well in all ways except one.

In certain angles to the sun i can detect a fair bit of glare. I've had a peek down the objective tubes and can see what seems to be one surface that is shiny. The moving tubes are blackened.

So if I could scratch a few nikon heads please, could this possibly be a missed stage during production or is this typical on all travelite binoculars?

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Old Sunday 9th July 2017, 15:17   #2
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Hi Binoscoper

I've noticed it in Travelite ex binoculars too, so it is typical. The RSPB Compacts are better in this respect.
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