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Recent content by lburt

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    Razor 50mm ED vs Opticron MM4 & Razor eyecup design

    I'm comparing the Razor with the Opticron for a walkabout very compact scope. We're used to 32mm binos, so feel that the 50mm size will be just fine. Various reports online have the two roughly equal for image quality. The Razor is Chinese, the Opticron Japanese manufacture. Opticron has...
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    50MM ED Spotting Scope Choices

    Thanks for the feedback so far, which reinforces the Opticron choice over the Vortex (or the Hawke ED I just learned about). I'm thinking to go with the MM4 50mm and the 12-36 SDL zoom eyepiece. Perhaps get the fixed HDF 13X later if the SDL at low power doesn't work well for hand held use...
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    50MM ED Spotting Scope Choices

    Oops, Opticron is 2.5 meters.
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    50MM ED Spotting Scope Choices

    We'll also want to try some digiscoping with an Iphone and there the angled seems like it would have the advantage.
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    50MM ED Spotting Scope Choices

    We're ready to add a small spotting scope to our binoculars. Leaning toward 50mm with ED glass as we highly value light weight and small size. We have been accustomed to 32mm objectives so we think 50mm will be good as long as it's very high quality. Close focus also very important as we often...