Down to two binocular choises

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by Greg Duerr, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. Greg Duerr

    Greg Duerr Well-Known Member

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    With all I have read and this sight and others I have come down to two binoculars to choose from and need your help and opinions

    Vortex Razor 10x43 HD's or the 10x50 HD's

    The Cabelas Euro 10x42 HD's


    At first I was set on the Swarovski's EL's but cant not see spending $1500 more ...................Crap for that price difference I could but a brand new Cooper Rifle.............

    So what would it be if it was you
     
  2. SidecarFlip

    SidecarFlip Well-Known Member

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    Probably Vortex, but maybe not. I'd have to first article both and then decide.

    One thing I'd add right away are the retractable rubber eye cups that wrap around the side of your eye. Makle a big differennce in excluding stray light and make glassing much easier.
     

  3. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    I figured a pair of the 4x15 AI's would be your pick...:D

    Jeff
     
  4. mtnwrunner

    mtnwrunner Well-Known Member

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    Now, THAT is funny stuff!:D I just spewed some Pendleton whisky when I read that and that is a total waste..............

    Randy
     
  5. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Just a few shots of Tennessee Honey here.:cool:

    Jeff
     
  6. mtnwrunner

    mtnwrunner Well-Known Member

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    Well, there could be a market for a 4 x 15. Good field of view at 100. I'll call vortex and let'em know there is some interest.

    Randy
     
  7. Sully2

    Sully2 Well-Known Member

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    I'll put my 10 x 40 Zeiss against them any day of the week
     
  8. Dr. Vette

    Dr. Vette Well-Known Member

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    Cabelas Euro HD - or the Meopta equivalent.

    I bought the Meoptas last year, and in side-by-side field testing it beats the Zeiss and gets close to the Swaro. Excellent glass.
     
  9. Greg Duerr

    Greg Duerr Well-Known Member

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    Zeiss 10x42 HD's Its the warrenty I like with the Razor's

    Hey Jeff I found a used Cooper in the .300 Win. Mag. Ackley Improved

    I feel better in knowing tha I can run a 215gr Berger @ 3200FPS, just makes me feel better.

    Honey Jack, I drank to much of that one night and now.............Cant get near the stuff had to go back to Wild Turkey. And Wild Trukey always taste better in a tin cup outside of my wall tent, around a camp fire on a cold clear Nevada night.
     
  10. webs

    webs Well-Known Member

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    Last year Meopta Meostar HD's won Bino's of the Year by Outdoor Life. Take it for what it is worth but they beat out all the high end at about half the price.
     
  11. Greg Duerr

    Greg Duerr Well-Known Member

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    Those are the same Bino's that Cabela's sells Called the Euro's??
     
  12. Makaira

    Makaira Well-Known Member

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    Check out the Brunton Epoch- Camo fire had them for $799 yesterday.Maybe not Swaroski but they have been good to us.
     
  13. Browninglover1

    Browninglover1 Well-Known Member

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    They have the Euros and the Euro HDs that correspond with Meoptas Meostar and Meostar HD. The HDs are worth the money in my opinion; I owned the Euros and loved them, but the Euro HDs were noticeably better to me.
     
  14. tulku

    tulku Well-Known Member

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    Greg , Ive also heard that the Cabelas Eoro's are made by Meopta and that they are superb ..... but don't know for sure.