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Binobib

Binobib Protective Binocular Cover Case
Manufacturer
Devtron Scopecoat

Item details

The BINOBIB Protective Cover is designed to "stay on" while the binoculars are in use or in storage. These can be used to replace both your case and eliminate the ocular and objective caps.

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Recommended
Yes
Price
25$
Pros
  • No lens caps to flip or case to use
Cons
  • Might interfere with focus knob
This is a product that I saw on Birdwatcher's digest and was immediately intrigued. My Binobib came quickly in the mail and was sized to fit my Vortex Viper 8x32s. The stretchy neoprene and nylon case slips over the body with a circular sleeve and hardly adds more than an ounce.

Since the oculars are covered by the top half of the cover, you don't need caps to protect them from the rain. When actively using them, the case flips over the front of the binos to loosely cover the oculars from rain and anything falling into them. When you are ready to use the binos they flip back so that the body of the case is between you and your body, pretty much out of the way.

When you are ready to cover them completely for the day, the base stretches over the objectives the fit is pretty snug.

It's a really great concept that may not play that well depending on how you binoculars are and how you like having a case literally less than an inch from your face/nose. The first thing I noticed when I looked through my Vipers with the case on was that the top part of the case was fractions of an inch from my nose so that my own breath was detectable but it was out of the way and using the binoculars was not at all a problem.

If your hinge is loose, there may be enough sleeve tension to close the binoculars. If your style of bino has a large focus wheel, you might initially find the sleeve interfering with the knob after you "unfold" the case for active use, but the sleeve can be pulled down and away from the focus wheel when in active use mode.

The other thing is that if you have an open-bridge style of bino, you might find that the sleeve of this case might close off some of the open styling.

But here's what I really like: adds protection and allows the optics to breathe. The neoprene is not too thick but definitely would make me feel like it added some padding when the binos are snug inside the case.

I also like that I don't have to worry about any lens caps from either end and that the case itself will protect from rain. It's not waterproof, but water resistant.

I got mine in Natural Gear Camo (a tan and mottled combo) because I thought that black would absorb heat and the many other colors did not appeal to me but if you wanted it in leopard or hot pink or international orange, go for it! :t:

Customer service was good and friendly and it is made by an American company based out of Phoenix, AZ.

Here's a video showing how it is used.
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