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Unread 04-27-2008, 06:09 PM
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20x80 binoculars/best prices?

i would like to purchase some 20x80 binoculars with bak4 prizms.where might i find a decent price for a set?jason
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    I dont know where but I would advise against that kind of binoculars for hunting.-< they will be hard to hold and offer a much lower field of view than a 8 x or 10 x whihc in my opinion is enough. If you want to observe an animal at LR and need more magnification, get a spotting scope.
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    Google is your friend.

    Link--> 20x80 binoculars with bak4 prisms - Google Search
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    I dont know where but I would advise against that kind of binoculars for hunting.-< they will be hard to hold and offer a much lower field of view than a 8 x or 10 x whihc in my opinion is enough. If you want to observe an animal at long range and need more magnification, get a spotting scope.
    alg,

    They do have their place. You need a tripod or a window mount, but glassing long distances (as in miles) they are pretty nice. Keeping one eye closed for hours (or days) on end looking through a spotting scope gets old. Fast. And as 30-06 said they have an 80mm objective end so field of view is the same as a pair of 10x40's. I used a pair a friend of mine has and was pretty impressed.

    30-06 this wouldn't be a cheap route, but you can also get a bracket to attach two spotting scopes together if you need even more magnification or clarity.

    And Dick, how are you always everywhere all at once?
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    This is a set of 25x "binocs" I like to use.

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    That's pretty close to what i was thinking of. Here's another example SWFA 20x65 Big Eye Spotter System
    when cost is not an issue of course
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    That's pretty close to what i was thinking of. Here's another example SWFA 20x65 Big Eye Spotter System
    when cost is not an issue of course
    That is a really nice setup but heck, the cost of mine just about pays the tax and shipping on the Swaros.
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