Thread: Kahles helia 42
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Old Friday 8th February 2019, 03:54   #19
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Originally Posted by Steve C View Post
This Helia 42 looks to be a dead ringer for the Leupold BX-5 Santiam series. The BX-5 is an excellent binocular.

Another thing to keep in mind is that (unless recently changed) EU law stated that only 10% of the work needs be done in the parent country for it to be perfectly legal to carry the "Made in Germany" (or wherever) label. This has been brought up here several times before.

If I were prone to betting, I'd lay my money on Kamakura.
Very similar indeed!

https://www.leupold.com/binoculars/h...tiam-hd-8x42mm


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