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  1. Richard D

    Is Leica Ultravid 8x42 BR still a decent bino?

    Yes owning the 7x50 SLC neu in green/black and the 15x56 SLCs in dinosaur skin the visual difference isn't great, to the point that with the bridge to the back I've picked up the wrong ones. I'm sure if the Kahles were solid brown they'd sell better - the brown itself is inoffensive, but that...
  2. Richard D

    Is Leica Ultravid 8x42 BR still a decent bino?

    That's more than a new currrent model... I suppose it reflects demand...
  3. Richard D

    Is Leica Ultravid 8x42 BR still a decent bino?

    At a decent price I'd be tempted :)
  4. Richard D

    Is Leica Ultravid 8x42 BR still a decent bino?

    They're not easy to find - optically the newer version performs at least as well (and still available as Kahles), but does have a longer close focus distance if that is a big issue.
  5. Richard D

    Is Leica Ultravid 8x42 BR still a decent bino?

    No yellowish cast to my eyes, I'd say it's pretty neutral - pre HDs aren't quite as neutral. I prefer the SLC's over the Ultravids but it's very much how you weigh personal preferences, the Ultravids are still good performers. I'd try and find a pair you can try before jumping. If rolling ball...
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