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Got two binos for sale. Prices includes shipping. 1st is a set of Zeiss Conquest HDs. 10x42. Used. Comes with a Rick Young bino strap and Bino Slicker cover. $900OBO 2nd is a set of Leupold BX-4 Pro Guide HD. 10x42. New in box, Doesn’t even have the plastic off. $600 firm.
I bought a pair of the Maven C.1 10x42s for a trip out west. While I will be honest and say that I am not the most experienced when it comes to high end bino glass, I found them to be fit the bill for everything I needed them for. They are incredibly clear. Multiple guys in the group were comparing them to a pair of the lower end Zeiss glass and were also picking them. For what it is worth to ya!
I'll start by saying I don't own high end bino's. Steiner and Brunton are my good ones. But if size and weight are not an issue IMHO get the biggest objective available and no more than 10x. I think I have written this before but glass in general is so much better today than years ago that everyone's glass is good. I have done multiple personal evaluations of binos and rifle scopes that I know have better glass than others but I often cannot tell the difference. But bigger objectives and more power always wins (almost). I have a buddy who has a pair of 10x Tasco's with 50mm objectives. I am NOT suggesting these. But when I put my lower powered small objective better binos in comparison the cheap binos always seem better. So I would start with 50mm objective and 8 or 10x and then find the best glass you can afford. Just one guy's experience.