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    around 2hundy binos

    Any recommendations on low price binos. Can you get a decent one for around 200 that are good in low light? any help appreciated

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    I've got a set of 8x32 vortex Diamondbacks, bloody good quality for the money. I have a pair of Leica's that cost 10 times that but definitely aren't 10 times better. I think they run about $320 new so you can probably get them for just a touch over $200 second hand.

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    Leupold Yosemites. in 8x30 should fit the bill nicely for around $200. I have them and also some Vortex diamondback 10x42's that are around $380. Both pretty good value/performance for the money.

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    Are the Leopold Yosemite any good in low light

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    @GWH

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    Quote Originally Posted by FatLabrador View Post
    Are the Leopold Yosemite any good in low light
    I find them pretty good. Obviously not as good as 3 thousand dollar euro glass, but you'll be impressed with them for the price tag I reckon.



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    Quote Originally Posted by FatLabrador View Post
    Any recommendations on low price binos. Can you get a decent one for around 200 that are good in low light? any help appreciated
    Go second hand for sure a. bushnell 8x42 or leupold

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    Steiner safaris from topgear.co.nz in Albany pretty good.

    Both Northdude and I bought a pair - really like how it stacks the images and makes stuff on the bush edges and in the bush stand out rather than a flat magnified image... I got the bigger version and magnification but Duncan's were still awesome in the smaller form factor.

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    I have a pair of Burris Colorado's in 8 x 42. They have better optics than the Yosemite's when compared side by side ... to my uneducated eyes.

    No dings marks or scratches, you can have them with a Badlands bino harness for $275. They have a 10 yr warranty and have 7 yrs left to run.
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    Can also have my new Bushnells for $100. Very good and clear.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny View Post
    Can also have my new Bushnells for $100. Very good and clear.


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    What's the details on them

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    Quote Originally Posted by FatLabrador View Post
    Are the Leopold Yosemite any good in low light
    used these for the last 6+ years always found the animals at dawn and dusk theyre definately worth looking into. also i find the 8x better for finding animals on the closer faces etc but you can still see them easily well over 1km away too.

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    It was a close call for me between the Bushnell "bone collector" and the Sightron SII and the sightrons won out at around the $180 mark. I am very happy with them but I am sure I would have alos been happy with the Bushnells. The Sightrons were Porro and the Bushnells were roof prisim.

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    do ya think this would be any good ? https://www.aliexpress.com/store/pro...394501726.html

 

 

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