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Bausch & Lomb Premier HDR (1 Viewer)


Inspector Gadget
Does anyone have any first-hand experience with the Bausch & Lomb Premier HDR (15-45x65) spotting scope?

I know it’s a bit old, but how it compare with some of the other budget (sub $500) spotting scopes on the current market?

I’ve owned both B&L and Bushnell Elite 15-45x60 scopes in the past and they were OK, except for the really short eye relief at higher magnifications. Does the Premier have this same problem?

I’ve been using a Bushnell Elite 20-60x80 ED scope for years, but I’m interested in getting something a little smaller as a travel scope, but I’ve been a little disappointed by the various 50mm scopes I’ve tried.

Bill Atwood

Registered User
United States
Have nothing to offer on the B&L scope. If that doesn't work out I recommend the Opticron MM4 60mm GA ED with 15-45x HDF zoom. The combo is currently available for $800.

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