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  1. Hermann

    New MM4 50 vs part-used Nikon ED50

    In your situation I'd definitely go for the 50mm. Keep it as light as possible if you already have bigger scopes. After all, it's meant to be a lightweight alternative to your bigger scopes whenever you want to/need to keep the weight (and size) down as much as possible. Hermann
  2. Hermann

    New MM4 50 vs part-used Nikon ED50

    The 60mm ED Fieldscopes (not just the ED III/IIIA, the EDII/IIA is also pretty good) are still excellent, even by today's standards. The build quality is second to none IME, and optically there still aren't many scopes as good as the Nikons. Their only weak spot are the narrow zoom eyepieces. I...
  3. Hermann

    New MM4 50 vs part-used Nikon ED50

    Interesting stuff. I think I'll stick to the ED50 for the time being since I've got 60mm and 82mm Fieldscopes as well, and a good set of eyepieces. The optics of the ED50 are pretty good, and I know I'd better not drop it ... ;) A shame Nikon didn't make sure it was as robust as the 60mm scopes...