Best Bino's

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by mikeym1a, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. mikeym1a

    mikeym1a Active Member

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    I've been thinking a lot about what type of Binoculars to purchase. I've been considering the Vortex Razor HD or the Leica geovid. I still dont have my mind made up and am open to other suggestions. I am only interested in high quality lenses though, so suggestions need to be in that category. I would like to be able to count the tines at 1000yds in the evening if needed. Thanks.
     
  2. cwinner

    cwinner Well-Known Member

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    Add the swarovski line to your list.................they are top notch.
     

  3. jehu

    jehu Well-Known Member

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    +1000 for Swarovski!! The 12X50EL's are amazing glass.
     
  4. Hunter2678

    Hunter2678 Well-Known Member

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    Vortex isnt in the same ballpark as Leica, Swaros, Zeiss, etc. I'd go for the best after hearing what you wanna be able to do with them.
     
  5. 300 ultra

    300 ultra Well-Known Member

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    I have Swarovski's and just bought a pair of Geovids and they are both excellent glass. But in my opinion the Swarovski glass is better. my 2 cents
     
  6. mikeym1a

    mikeym1a Active Member

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    Is there a certain model of swarovski glass that you guys like? I've got no experience with that brand.
     
  7. 300 ultra

    300 ultra Well-Known Member

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    I have the SLC 10 X 42. There's a pair on here for sale right now for a great price. But the guy never posts pictures so they sit on here for a long time.
     
  8. marinetowgunner

    marinetowgunner Well-Known Member

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    The Leica Geovids can be had at unbelievable deals right now. Best buy right now in the high end market.

    Leica Binoculars
     
  9. danj

    danj Well-Known Member

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    +1 for the swaro's. I use the 15x 56 and they are great!!. The new 12x50 HD EL's are supposed to really be the clearest and best glass on the market .
     
  10. walkinhorseman

    walkinhorseman Active Member

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    Started with Leica, moved on to Zeiss, and now have Swarovski SLC. Swarovski glass is my first choice.
     
  11. mikeym1a

    mikeym1a Active Member

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    Wow, ok it looks like the Swarovski is the choice. Do any of you guys actually tell you wife how much you are spending on these items?
     
  12. walkinhorseman

    walkinhorseman Active Member

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    No problem for me. My wife just bought a collecters Model 94 and can't go past a gun counter without buying a shotgun. NO, SHE's NOT FOR SALE!
     
  13. 300 ultra

    300 ultra Well-Known Member

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    hell no!!!!!!
     
  14. kudu

    kudu Active Member

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    Another vote for the Swarovski EL 10 x 42. I have no need to look into another piece of glass. Great warranty- If there is an issue they will fix it.
    My wife bought mine for me for Christmas!!!