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Spotting scopes that offer the same value proposition as the Monarch HG bins? (1 Viewer)

muxo

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The Monarch HG's punch above their weight and I've read many people compare them favorable to far more expensive glass from Zeiss and Swarovski.

Are there spotting scopes that offer the same value proposition as the MHG bins? Perhaps Nikon's own Monarch Fieldscope?

I've been eying the MONARCH FIELDSCOPE 60ED-S WITH MEP-16-48x (I'm leaning towards the straight for easy of packing and the 60mm objective for compactness and weight), but I'm curious how much I miss out in terms of quality compared to more expensive offerings from Zeiss.
 

henry link

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I reviewed the 82mm Monarch Fieldscope here.


Within the limitations of its smaller aperture a good copy of the 60mm Monarch should do just as well as the 82mm.
 

muxo

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I reviewed the 82mm Monarch Fieldscope here.


Within the limitations of its smaller aperture a good copy of the 60mm Monarch should do just as well as the 82mm.

Fantastic review, pleasantly surprised. Thank you for bringing the review to my attention as it answers most of my questions.
 

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