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Thread: I need a pair of Binoculars, advice wanted please

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dundee View Post
    What does someone earn these days on a weekly wage?
    I COULD tell you, but you might cry.....

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    Bout the same dundee.

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    Quote Originally Posted by veitnamcam View Post
    Bout the same dundee.

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    On youth rates wouldn't be much more, difference is back then you could survive on that money and have beer money left over.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerbs View Post
    Whats the eye relief like with these?
    Do I have to smush then into my eyeballs like the Yukon spotting scope, or are they a little more comfortable than that? I wasn't disappointed with the spotting scopes optics so I hope the binos are as good
    Could be quite keen in a few days
    The Yukon Futurus 8x40 have good eye relief, nice clear edge to edge image, rubber armoured aluminium chassis makes them pretty tough. I'll give a set to VietnamCam to take a look at on the forum hunt if he is keen, then you won't need to take my word for it.

    We also give a 15% discount to forum members, and a 10 day satisfaction money back guarentee. What more do I need to do?...
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    Hi @GMH72. I have a pair of Olymups 10 x 25 WP2 waterproof binoculars that are surplus to requirements.
    They are brand new in box with case and strap. Light weight and the optics seem very good.
    RRP in NZ is $249 but you can have them for $120. PM me if you are interested.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dundee View Post
    I purchased a 'Jason' 10x25 on my first weekly wage for $225. I never spent a cent on any booze petrol or anything that week it was my whole weekly wage back in 1989. Still got them today and they are light and easy to stuff under your shirt when bush bashing.
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    Bought a pair of those about the same time and they finally gave up about a year ago. Great little binos though.
    I was beginning to find that as my eyesight worsened (with age) the auto focus didn't seem as good. Funny that???
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shearer View Post
    Hi @GMH72. I have a pair of Olymups 10 x 25 WP2 waterproof binoculars that are surplus to requirements.
    They are brand new in box with case and strap. Light weight and the optics seem very good.
    RRP in NZ is $249 but you can have them for $120. PM me if you are interested.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shearer View Post
    Hi @GMH72. I have a pair of Olymups 10 x 25 WP2 waterproof binoculars that are surplus to requirements.
    They are brand new in box with case and strap. Light weight and the optics seem very good.
    RRP in NZ is $249 but you can have them for $120. PM me if you are interested.
    Thanks Shearer, having a look a some others binos this week so will see what happens after I have checked them out. Cheers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GMH72 View Post
    Thanks Shearer, having a look a some others binos this week so will see what happens after I have checked them out. Cheers.
    So how are you getting on here? I have been on the lookout to. At the mo looking at the Bushnell Legend, Leupold Cascade or Acadia now the Vortex... either 10x42 or 8x42??? I seem to bounce all over the place on this subject and not really gain any traction... Its good to hear what others are using in NZ especially.

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    mostly tops 10x other stuff 8x

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    ive got a cheap pair of bushnells they have done the job ok for me if I need a better look at something I use my scope

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    What is the warrantee on leupold cascades? Lifetime like the scopes?

    I see there are a pair on trade me for $150 but the diopter is not working.
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    Hi guys, I ended up getting a second hand pair of the Bushnell Legends 8x42. They are great to look through, nice to hold, maybe a little heavy but would have to compare them side by side to really see if they are that much heavier than something of a similar size. I think they are a few years old, the new ones weigh less. Very happy with the purchase.
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