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    Looking for advice on 6X

    I have found a nice used Vortex Raptor 6.5x 32 with no marks on the lenses or body. The only negative, and it is really trivial, is a slight noise from turning the focus wheel. To my eyes, the image is as good as my old Pentax 8x42 and a new Vortex Diamondback 8x42 that I was able to compare it...
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    Looking for advice on 6X

    Thank you for your responses. I saw the positive review cited above and several others that were enthusiastic about the BD II. However, I also saw reviews that remarked on extreme “moustache” distortion, rolling ball effect, glare, astigmatism, “star burst” lines because of visible roof edges...
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    Looking for advice on 6X

    I've been reading here for a couple of years but this is my first post. I need some advice. As I've grown older, it has become difficult to hold my 8X42 binocular steady. I have looked through a 6.5x32 Vortex and think a lower power will help me. There are no local dealers to let me try out...