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    Help wanted with shortening my shortlist of 8x32 binoculars for < 300 € (Vanguard, Nikon, Opticron, Bresser)

    For an open bridged model the now discontinued Opticron Verano HD 8x32 looks like a robust option : https://www.birdforum.net/threads/opticron-verano-hd-8x32-or-the-opticron-traver-ed-8x32.393230/ A used one available now at LCEGroup for about same price as a new Nikon M7 8x30.
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    Help wanted with shortening my shortlist of 8x32 binoculars for < 300 € (Vanguard, Nikon, Opticron, Bresser)

    Well Frank it's looking good if the budget Celestron DX 10x42 is nearly there for eye relief and has an acceptably sized sweet spot(?) The Nikon M7 may well be in the running after all. And there's no need to lengthen your list with used flat field designs or ones with compromised FOV :) I just...
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    Help wanted with shortening my shortlist of 8x32 binoculars for < 300 € (Vanguard, Nikon, Opticron, Bresser)

    I guess the binocular is the most likely culprit for the issue with the drop in resolution as you look to edges of field but assume you've checked your spectacles and eye combo isn't an issue there. Also if haven't done so might be worth checking whether in the situation where the blurriness...
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