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    7x42 FL and 8x42 HT

    After taking 8x32 FL out for several hours yesterday I see what you mean, Aleksandr. I put up a post about it today if you want to read it. Best wishes, Tom
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    7x42 FL and 8x42 HT

    Hi Alexandr, I like your thinking (and words). If it were me I know that with just one binocular any I have would serve me well and I would focus on enjoying the scene and the wildlife with whatever one I had. But given a choice I think I'd take one of these: like you, Zeiss FL but in 7x42...
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    7x42 FL and 8x42 HT

    I know what you mean. I am a great fan of the SLC 8x42; I was lucky to get one this time last year while they were still in production. Regarding Zeiss I love the AK glasses but while the FL 8x32 is very nifty with a good FOV by pre-SF pre-NL standards it doesn't give me the magic of the 7s and...
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    7x42 FL and 8x42 HT

    Interesting and especially so as you have a very nice selection to compare with, Grial. I really like that SLC 8x42 WB and the EL 10x50 Field Pro, having those myself. Out of interest how do you — and your wife — find the little 8x32 FL by comparison: still competitive? Reassuring for me to see...
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    7x42 FL and 8x42 HT

    Is it just my love affair with Zeiss's good old Abbe-König glass or would I be close to the truth thinking that the two binoculars in the title beat just about everything in the 7 and 8 42 class for resolution/contrast/all factors that contribute to visible sharpness? At first sight Swarovski...
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