Originally Posted by black crow
I ran into my friend on the trail and we talked a little. She seems pretty set on 42mm. On her trip she said she used an old Eagle Optics 8x42 way more than her Kowa 8x32. She said the Kowa is an underperformer for her. I think she'll likely be on for that Zeiss Victory.
If she's set on a 10X42....no reason to not look at a Swarovski SV 10X42. Probably 1.5 ounces difference in weight.