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  1. Z

    Review: Opticron Verano 8x32

    "Character!" ;)
  2. Z

    Review: Opticron Verano 8x32

    Makes me wonder if use marks on the armor are more likely to appear, in time, where the coarse finish wears smooth in the most handled areas? Not a big deal, however.
  3. Z

    Review: Opticron Verano 8x32

    Yes... I noticed that in your photos - the Verano has sort of a rough, coarse look to it. Less-refined looking. It gives the appearance of not needing to be "babied", like it is made to handle rough and tumble action. Conquest HD 8x32 is that way (ample build, to withstand plenty of use)...
  4. Z

    Review: Opticron Verano 8x32

    x32 binoculars are a particularly favorite format for me. Interesting comparison pics, Steve.... looks like the Verano 32 has noticeably thicker armor (or thicker barrel walls?) and larger eye cups than the Traveler 32. And Opticron moved the focuser a bit farther from the eyepieces, which I...
  5. Z

    Review: Opticron Verano 8x32

    Nice review. I sure don't need any more 8x32 bins, but it's a format that I really love... so the allure of the Verano 8x32, especially at the price, is strong for me! :rolleyes:
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