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    Opticron 8x24 Traveller BGA vs Leica Trinovid 8x20 BCA

    Hi! I’m on the lookout for a durable pocket bino for birding/animal spotting/landscapes when hiking, travelling, cayaking, climbing - basically everyday adventuring. I’ve tried out Zeiss VP - great in every way except for size and price - and Kowa SV II 8x25 - decent but looking for a little...
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    4 Compacts Briefly Reviewed, Vintage Vs. Modern Head to Head

    Preamble While I know some dislike them (to quote allbinos.com: "a real pair of binoculars starts from 28-30 mm objective diameter"), I enjoy compact binoculars. While I can readily acknowledge their optical drawbacks, I am of the opinion that the best pair of binoculars is the one you have with...
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    Question about Zeiss Terra 8x25

    Hi everyone, I've been doing research the past weeks about compact binoculars (this forum has been of great help!), and it seems that for my budget the Zeiss Terra ED 8x25 is the best choice. Now I found a good second-hand deal of a hardly used pair, made in Japan. However, since the previous...