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    Best build quality of the three...

    Once you get up to 10 or more pairs of binoculars it's going to take the rest of your life to wear them out! That's one advantage of hoarding :D
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    Best build quality of the three...

    and I've noticed different cases put pressure on the focuser and turn the knob while you're walking around. Will have to keep an eye on this with the Nikon. Again, can't help but notice how much better the diopter adjustment was on my prior 8x42 Premier LXL Nikons - a graduated scale exposed...
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    Best build quality of the three...

    I've checked my 2022 version 7x42 EDG a few times, every time it's right on "0" where I set it....so far, so good.....in general though I agree, I'm not a fan of the modern center-based diopter adjustment, especially when you have to pull something up to access it, I prefer the older dials on...
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    Best build quality of the three...

    But how often does one use the focuser versus setting the diopter? 1000 to 1? I did consider the diopter in my build quality assessment - how is that transparent plastic that Leica uses? Yuck :) Full disclosure though: I've never tried a Kowa...you are dealing with a Nikon fanboy :D...it's...
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    Best build quality of the three...

    How long the binos will last under normal use is "durability" not "build quality" right? The EDG focuser is so much better than the others I would rate the build quality higher for that reason.
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