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    EL 8.5x42 Mk1 vs new kids on the block

    Hi, I am a newbie on this forum and trying to find my way to buy a good pair of all round binos that will last my lifetime. (42 now, so another 40 years if lucky) I have the opportunity to buy a set of EL 8.5x42 Mk 1 (2002) for £675. Optically they are perfect condition, but the outer cover...
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    Opticron DBA VHD+ vs BGA VHD - and also Viking ED Pro

    Hi there, Has anyone any experience with comparing the DBA and BGA VHD in 8x42? How do they compare to each other and maybe something like the Viking ED-Pro by Kamakura Thanks
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    Eyeskey Diamond ED 8x42

    i have ordered a set of these on Amazon Eyeskey Diamond ED They look good on paper at least, especially the FoV. Has anyone else tried them? About this item High performance - ED glass for superior color reproduction, superior quality Phase Corrected BaK4 prisms with Dielectric Coating...
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    Viking ED Pro vs Hawke Frontier ED-X

    Hi there, I have the option to buy a set of 8x42 in the region of £300-£350 The 2 models that I am focusing in on are the Viking ED Pro and the Hawke Frontier ED-X. On paper they look similar in specs and cost. Does anyone have any experience with them? Or even a better alternative. For...