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Old Wednesday 1st October 2008, 19:31   #10
Steve C
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If the picture of the Eaglet on the adorama link is correct, that is not the CFT version. Swift always used the pictured fold down eyecups untill the new CFT version. That is when they began to use twist up eyecups.

Also below Swift Eaglet on the objective barrel it clearly states CFT prisms. The CFT is bold and would show in that photo.

They do not use ED glass. The Eaglet was developed for and still sold mainly to Law Enforcement Agencies (used by SWAT teams a lot apparrently) and is built to the same original bid specifications which have not changed since the binocular was introduced. They were able to use CFT coatings because the change was OK'd by contract negotiations. Turns out that monkeying around with eye pieces and fov would cause hasssles with their contract.

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