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Nikon 8x42 vs 8.5x56??

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Old 10-23-2007, 12:20 AM
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Nikon 8x42 vs 8.5x56??

Im in the mood for new binocs and have yet to run across the 8.5x56s . Has anybody compared these 2 or use the 8.5x56 in the field? Thanks Rob
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Old 10-23-2007, 05:34 AM
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I personally would take the 8x42's for the only reason the size. The 8.5x56 are very big and heavy binoculars.
Jon Jackoviak
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