Military Binoculars

Discussion in 'Equipment Discussions' started by AlexBaldwin07, Jul 16, 2007.

  1. AlexBaldwin07

    AlexBaldwin07 Active Member

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    Im going to purchase some Military Binoculars, but im kinda on a budget try to spend a reasonable amount. About have any suggestion of choice of product i should go with or maybe any experience with any military binoculars in general?
     

  2. AndrewD2007

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    Military Binoculars, i heard they were really expensive so in that case you might have to go with a off brand or not well known brand of binoculars. I will check into some good brands to see if there any high quality binos that slip into good price range.
     

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    I think he said mid budget thats pretty high. I was looking at some military binoculars the other day and i saw a good brand Centurion Systems. They were in reasonable price and my hunting bud (owner of local shop) couldnt stop talking about how much of a deal it was.
     
  5. IES

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    I've no experience with military binocs in general, but you pay a very "reasonable amount" for the glass you get in my opinion:

    http://www.snipershide.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=208670&page=1&fpart=1

    I've the 7x30 "rubber armored" and the 8x30IR he sells. Good eye relief on the 7x30 armored.

    Don(USSR) is a good guy to do business with and sells these Russian binocs a couple of times a year as he gets shipments in.

    My .02
     
  6. ericstokes250

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    I looked at binoculars on line recently and had the impression a lot of US military guys personally buy the Steiner "military/marine" range. these are at good price i.e US160 for 8X30's. The acutal US military I think buys the next level up with special range finding plex which would irritate me.

    I almost bought the military/marine those as I did not like dragging me Leicas in the dirt when I hunt, but ended up getting the same in the "nighthunter" range as I likethe wrap around eyecups and do a lot of my shooting on dusk when I want maximum light transmission