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Purchased Zeiss Conquest HD 8x42 binoculars

Posted Tuesday 5th February 2013 at 13:53 by MrBitsy
Had the Hakes for a month and was really enjoying the view from them. I went to Titchwell Marsh RSPB and decided to review the binoculars in the shop to see how much I would need to spend to beat the Hawkes.

I tried many models up to the top end Swarovski. I personally saw no improvement until I tried the Zeiss Conquest 8x42 HD. Contrast, Brightness, colours and resolution were all improved. The Swarovski were nicer still, but not 1000 nicer!
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Have you been using the Hawkes Frontier 8x43? Been humming and haaing. Off to try some tomorrow and would appreciate some feedback.

There's a big price difference
Posted Monday 29th July 2013 at 15:01 by northernloon northernloon is offline
 
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