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    What price range gets most for your money?

    Interesting. I never heard that before. In my opinion the bigger the better when it comes to exit pupil.
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    What price range gets most for your money?

    Don't underestimate the value of a 7 mm exit pupil for eye placement comfort and in addition a lot of distortion passes the field stop never reaching your eyes because of that big exit pupil, so they have a view unmatched by even a 42 mm because of lack of aberrations.
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    What price range gets most for your money?

    I had a thread on that Phenomenon. It was called "Once You try Alpha You Can Never Go Backa." Look it up.
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    What price range gets most for your money?

    No, death of the roof prism, part one. Dennis M.
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    What price range gets most for your money?

    I wouldn't spend more than a $1000 for an alpha roof anymore. Just get a big 10x50 or 7x50 porro, and it will outperform almost any roof even the alphas for a lot less money. A 50 mm objective is going to pull in 60% more light than a "wimpy" 32 mm or 96% more light than a "baby" 25 mm...
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