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    Best 10x42 for $500 for me?

    In your opinion what is the best 10x42 for $500? Here are my wants. No aspherical or field flattening lenses, I do not like the globe effect. FOV-normal or wide angle, nothing less than 315 feet @1000 yds. I am not too particular whether it is a single hinge or open bridge design. Do not get...
  2. J

    Is it my eyes?

    I just received a new binocular the other day so I set off to do some comparisons to my other binoculars. I spent about 2 hours in the backyard last evening and compared three binoculars against each other for brightness and clarity until it was dark. My new binocular received is a Steiner...
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    New meopta 12x50 and 15x56 HD

    Just a heads up. The most new Cabela's shooting catalog I just received is listing the new Meopta (cabelas version) meostar HD in a new 12x50 and 15x56. Should be some serious competition to the new Zeiss Conquest HD 15x56 and New Swarovski SLC HD 15x56 . These look interesting as they weigh...
  4. J

    New Habicht who has experience?

    I am considering buying a new 10x40 Habicht to use as my primary 10x but do not have one locally to look through. I know the brightness will be great and the FOV is good enough and I actually like the weight of the rubber armored version for a 10x glass. I am wondering how the glass handles...
  5. J

    Prime HD 10x42 review.

    Picked up a prime 10x yesterday and thought I would post my findings. I was able to compare it to my Zeiss 10x42 Victory FL, 8.5x42 Swarovision and what has become my gold standard to compare mid price optics to-my Leupold cascade series 8x42 porro. Eye cups-I have no problem with the size...