what binos are you using?

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by handwerk, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. handwerk

    handwerk Well-Known Member

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    When it comes to western hunting for elk, mule deer and antelope what binos are you putting to use?
     
  2. Michael Eichele

    Michael Eichele Well-Known Member

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    Swaro 10x42 EL's.

    The brightness, clarity, resolution, detail and contrast in colors of the EL's is purely amazing.

    BTW, welcome to the site.

    M
     

  3. mudbug

    mudbug Well-Known Member

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    First, Welcome!!!

    I antelope hunt every year in Wyoming and use Leupold Golden Ring 10x42's.
     
  4. sp6x6

    sp6x6 Well-Known Member

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    bowhunt I carry Lieca 25x7 pocket, rest of the time Swaro 10x32 el w/dblr.
     
  5. Bobcape

    Bobcape Well-Known Member

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    Swaro - 8 X 30 WB.

    Light and bright. Always have them with me.

    Bob
     
  6. Willys46

    Willys46 Well-Known Member

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    Man you guys run some great glass! I still have not convinced my wife I need Swaro 10X42's. But I will have a pair!!

    In the mean time I have used the Leupold Wind rivers 10X42 for the last 5 years. Eyes get tired after a while, I statred putting them on a tripod when galssing and that helps.

    My Brother just got the Vortex, i think dimanod backs. THey are much sharper and clearer than my leupolds. He paid around $350. I ythink they are a great value at this price point.


    Willys
     
  7. Bobcape

    Bobcape Well-Known Member

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    I got my Swaro's back in 1989. I think I paid about $750 back then. I sent them in about a year ago for an issue I was having and for any upgrades. They ended up replacing the binos and sent me a brand new pair. They were about 4 months shy of 20 years old. You have to love service like that! Get a pair from a good company and you'll have them for life.

    Bob
     
  8. morhuntin

    morhuntin Well-Known Member

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    brunton epochs 7.5x42
     
  9. kcebcj

    kcebcj Well-Known Member

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    Ernst Leitz 7X35 Trinovid
     
  10. drenner43

    drenner43 Well-Known Member

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    Just got a new pair of Leica Geovid 8x42s
     
  11. MSLRHunter

    MSLRHunter Well-Known Member

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    I have the Swarovski 10X42 EL's and they are the best I have ever seen. I have put them side to side with Zeiss, Leica, etc and in my opinion they are the clearest.
     
  12. woods

    woods Well-Known Member

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    Leica Geovids 10x42

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    Now I don't have to want better binoc's cause there ain't none!
     
  13. desertflier

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    Swarovski or Leica, depending on specifics of terrain and game.
     
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  14. dewiseman

    dewiseman Well-Known Member

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    I have a set of SWARO 10x42 SCL's. I love them but SWFA has a set of MINOX HG 10x43 on sale for $599.95 normally around $900. If you can check out these MINOX's you may be very happy with them. They are very good glass, close or equal to my SWARO's.