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Old Thursday 20th April 2017, 19:59   #3051
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Found a great bargain for a pair of Leupold 8X32 Mojaves. On sale for $199 at the following:

http://www.cabelas.com/product/hunti...rs/1664888.uts

Already have a pair of these and they are a solid, no fuss performer.
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Old Thursday 20th April 2017, 20:26   #3052
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Found a great bargain for a pair of Leupold 8X32 Mojaves. On sale for $199 at the following:

http://www.cabelas.com/product/hunti...rs/1664888.uts

Already have a pair of these and they are a solid, no fuss performer.
Nice find. The 10x32 are on sale as well, $220

http://www.cabelas.com/product/LEUPO...S/1664884.uts?
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Old Thursday 20th April 2017, 22:34   #3053
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Eagle Optics is advertising a supply of the grey bodied Zeiss Victory SF for $1850 in 8x and 10x

David ... Are those demos? Thanks.
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Old Thursday 20th April 2017, 23:48   #3054
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Found a great bargain for a pair of Leupold 8X32 Mojaves. On sale for $199 at the following:

http://www.cabelas.com/product/hunti...rs/1664888.uts

Already have a pair of these and they are a solid, no fuss performer.
That is a fantastic deal on those Leupolds!

Hopefully this sale lasts a few days. That way I can round up the money to buy a pair..

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Old Friday 21st April 2017, 12:54   #3055
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Zeiss Terra ED Under Armour Edition Binocular 10x 32mm Roof Prism Gray
Clearance $170.49 & SHIPS FREE Regular Price: $399.99 Save $229.50 (57%)
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Old Friday 21st April 2017, 15:31   #3056
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Zeiss Terra ED Under Armour Edition Binocular 10x 32mm Roof Prism Gray
Clearance $170.49 & SHIPS FREE Regular Price: $399.99 Save $229.50 (57%)
http://www.midwayusa.com/product/831...oof-prism-gray
well now I had to buy them.......
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Old Sunday 23rd April 2017, 20:00   #3057
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Didn't need these at all but at that price? Oh yeah. Thanks for the link!
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Old Monday 24th April 2017, 17:22   #3058
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Optics Planet 10% Off

Spring Has Sprung Promotion

Here is a another 10% off promotion from Optics Planet. Offer ends on 4/26/2017 at 11:59 PM CDT. It requires a minimum $50 purchase and may not work on all items depending on manufacturer restrictions.

The code at checkout is SPRUNG
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Old Tuesday 25th April 2017, 22:09   #3059
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Mine made it in yesterday. Pleasently surprised with how nice they are.
Mine just showed up in the mail today.

It's raining so hard outside that I will have to wait awhile to give them a thorough shakedown. But giving them a quick look out my kitchen window, they offer a nice view, with a bright, pleasing image.

The armor is smooth to the touch, but feels good in the hands, with no unusual smells coming from the rubber coating. The Focus turns smoothly and so does the right eye diopter. The eyecups are a little stiff, but seem robust enough. I do want to pick up some new objective covers. The one that Zeiss provides wants to fall off far too easily. The Rainguard seems well made, though. The neck strap seems comfy too.

It would've​ been nice if these Terras came with a case of some kind. I guess I can pick one up online.

Overall I am pleased with these for the price. And I can't wait to test them out once we finally get some sunny Spring weather.
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Old Tuesday 25th April 2017, 22:23   #3060
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It would've​ been nice if these Terras came with a case of some kind. I guess I can pick one up online.

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It is a nice binocular and that price makes it that much better!

Zeiss makes a black cordura case specifically for the 42mm Terra. I am not sure how they handle the 32mm line. It would be worth it to give Zeiss USA a call to find out what is available.

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Old Tuesday 25th April 2017, 22:37   #3061
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That is a fantastic deal on those Leupolds!

Hopefully this sale lasts a few days. That way I can round up the money to buy a pair..
I couldn't resist the Leupold's Mojaves 8x32. I will let you know how how they are when I get them. That was a fantastic price on those. Thank's Bear83.

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Old Tuesday 25th April 2017, 23:44   #3062
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Well the Zeiss 10x32 Terra arrived today...Maybe I wont even open the box as I really didn't need them.....just store them in the closet until I die....hopefully that will be 20 or so years from now.. then my heirs will be able to sell them new in the box.... and claim, "see I told you he was crazy"......

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Old Tuesday 25th April 2017, 23:53   #3063
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Mr Star guy is having a sale (got an email, otherwise I wouldn't have known), and one great deal is on the Vixen Foresta 8x32 Porros. I have them, and they are really very good-sometimes the focus may be a little stiff (I can live with it), but the optics are top notch, especially for the money, at this price! $99 and only 2 available-free shipping over $100-don't know how you can bump it up to $100, but these are really nice Porros, if you like that view. I don't believe there is a better deal out there for Porros, but I haven't been active for a while-you might have other better ones, but I doubt it for the price.


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Old Wednesday 26th April 2017, 01:50   #3064
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Thanks, BruceH!

I'll give them a call when I get some free time later this week..
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Old Wednesday 26th April 2017, 02:22   #3065
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Zeiss Terra ED 8X42.... $222.15 SHIPPED. Best price I've ever seen for this binocular. It's gray instead of black but who cares? I can't imagine a better binocular for this budget.

Wanted to edit and mention that Midway has several OTHER good binocular buys on their site.
Thanks Chuck for the original heads-up!

Got mine at 57% off retail...what a bargain for a well made 8X42. Optics and ergonomics Much Better than the Gold Ring I had for 6 months in 2015. Hard to believe how fast the focus is (CF to inf. just 3\4 of a turn)! Sweet spot is at least 85% and sharpness and colors are excellent...Nice!

Actually, these Terras compare favorably to my Victory FL 7X42's (except for that wide 450' FOV)!

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Well the Zeiss 10x32 Terra arrived today...Maybe I wont even open the box as I really didn't need them.....just store them in the closet until I die....hopefully that will be 20 or so years from now.. then my heirs will be able to sell them new in the box.... and claim, "see I told you he was crazy"......
Don't make it so easy for them! Why don't you go for "really crazy" and hide them someplace good. Then you'll earn that title!
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Old Wednesday 26th April 2017, 12:59   #3067
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Thanks Chuck for the original heads-up!

Got mine at 57% off retail...what a bargain for a well made 8X42. Optics and ergonomics Much Better than the Gold Ring I had for 6 months in 2015. Hard to believe how fast the focus is (CF to inf. just 3\4 of a turn)! Sweet spot is at least 85% and sharpness and colors are excellent...Nice!

Actually, these Terras compare favorably to my Victory FL 7X42's (except for that wide 450' FOV)!

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You are welcome Ted! I bought a total of THREE. HAHA. I've all ready given one pair away with a Ken Kaufman field guide. The first one is MINE....I paid the most for it. Got one still in the box for.......

It IS a very nice binocular. I actually like the stiff eye cups. I can set them to EXACTLY the position I desire.
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Old Wednesday 26th April 2017, 15:29   #3068
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Chuck; looks like you are trying to claim the Title!!......
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Old Wednesday 26th April 2017, 21:45   #3069
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Found a great bargain for a pair of Leupold 8X32 Mojaves. On sale for $199 at the following:

http://www.cabelas.com/product/hunti...rs/1664888.uts

Already have a pair of these and they are a solid, no fuss performer.
I got the Leupold 8X32 Mojaves. They surprised me how nice they are. Excellent Japanese quality all around and they are solid little suckers for their size. Kind of like baby Gold Rings. The optics are really, really good and the focus is very smooth with perfect tension. I like them better than any of the 8x30's. They have less glare and they are not as finicky for eye placement. Huge sweetspot and good CA control for not having ED glass.The eyecups work smooth with no slop and they have two stops with nice comfortable rubber. The case and strap are ok as are the tethered objective covers and rainguard. The diopter adjustment is on the center column under the focus which is impressive for the price. Overall I don't think you could beat these for a small compact 8x32 binocular for the price.
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Old Thursday 27th April 2017, 03:13   #3070
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I've had the Mojave 8x32 for a few years now, and agree with everything dennis had to say bout it. It is a very nice binocular, and an absolute steal for under $200. It is one of the very few 8x30/32 class binocs I haven't had to monkey with to get proper eye relief/no kidney beaning or blackouts.
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I agree with you jgraider. I tried the Leupold Mojave 8x32 because you said you liked it and Steve's positive review. This is a great deal on a very nice smaller binocular. I tried a lot of the 8x30's and 8x32's and this one seems to be way less finicky than most of them. The eye relief and eye cup length must be right on. Thanks, for the tip.
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Binocular bargains

Yes indeed they are great. Like mine a lot. If I am not mistaken Midway had them like a year ago for $125 or $140 don't recall. Among all the 8x30 binos the Mojave 8x32 fit me perfectly. Also no blackout like I would get with many 8x32.
Off topic, it goes to show that a experienced binoculars company knows HOW to design a binocular, that is why the Mojave are very good. So optics is not the only thing, the known how of the binocular design is just as important.


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The Zeiss Terra 10x32's I ordered from Midway arrived today and after 20 or so minutes went right back in the box to be returned. I found the optics off in that I couldn't get good focus nor did the binoculars seem well collimated. Could have been a poor sample but these were in no way comparable to the optical quality of my Terra 8x42's.
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I had a similar experience with the 8x32s
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well with all the problems being brought up about the 32mm Zeiss Terra bins I had to open my box.....Mine are fine....are they the most comfortable to use....no....but I didn't expect a 10x32 to be a comfortable bin in use....but when everything is set just right and I hold them steady the site picture is top notch....and the extra 2x over the 8x32 terra I have is notable....if you just have to get in just a little closer...I think it was a $170 well spent....
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