Nikon 8x42 vs 8.5x56??

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by robbor, Oct 23, 2007.

  1. robbor

    robbor Well-Known Member

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    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
     
  2. Jon Jackoviak

    Jon Jackoviak Well-Known Member

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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.