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Binoculars Zeiss or Swarovski?

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Unread 02-03-2007, 09:19 AM
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Binoculars Zeiss or Swarovski?

I'm looking at buying a pair of swarovski SL 10x50 or the zeiss 10x40T ABK witch one are better for hunting?
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    Re: Binoculars Zeiss or Swarovski?

    Scince everyone's eyes are differant, the best is a subjective term. Best thing to do is go to a pro shop that carries them both and let YOUR eyes tell you what is the best. I am a swaro fan, but because my eyes love em. Some others will get along with the ziess better.
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    Re: Binoculars Zeiss or Swarovski?

    Neither - look at the Leicas.
    They make the brightest clearest binocs IMHO.
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    Re: Binoculars Zeiss or Swarovski?

    Plus 1 the leicas
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    Re: Binoculars Zeiss or Swarovski?

    I have used both for hunting.The Swarovski are a little better in low light,and a little less glare when glassing near the sun.But this comes at a cost,around 750.00 more in price,and 11oz in wieght.The Zeiss in my humble opinion are a better pair of binoculars for hunting.The two reasons are price and size.
    If price is not object,and you also need a range finder,I would look at the 10+42 Leica Geovid Laser rangefinding Binocular.These are a very nice setup.(There on my wish list)
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    Re: Binoculars Zeiss or Swarovski?

    Price is a object thats why I'm looking at a older pair of swarovski binoculars and the zeiss are new but the swarovski are a little more.
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