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    Binoculars

    I am looking of a good set of binoculars to start off with. Not too expensive
    but a good set that will last

    Any suggestions?

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    Define 'not too expensive'

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    Depends on your budget but take a look at Steiner or Nikon binoculars, both have good glass for the money.

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    I would say $200-350, that is a rough estimate.

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    That's not going to get you a 'good set' of binos unfortunately. 10 times that amount will get you something nice.

    Keep saving, it's worth it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Proudkiwi View Post
    That's not going to get you a 'good set' of binos unfortunately. 10 times that amount will get you something nice.

    Keep saving, it's worth it.

    But a 4 or 5 hundred dollar set will find him plenty of deer in the mean time

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    I've got a set of Olympus binos .
    Rule 7: Avoid alcohol and drugs when handling firearms

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    Whops sent before if finished , anywho I am going to flick them on tard me . Well used condition but still very clear view $100 is what I think they should be worth they retailed for around $600 $700
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    Dont waste you $300. I got a $250 pair of leupolds they were shit. Then i was talked into getting a pair of $400 dollar minox by a salesman, they ended up being shit too. A mate and i were lookn for tahr he had a pair of leupod cascades and i had my minox i couldnt see them even with him pointing them out. So spend $500 min cascades are good.

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    I like my cascades. The 2grand plus binos are better but not 4x better.

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    My Zen-Rays (ED2) were $300 and are fantastic, that was a half price bargain though.

    These ones should be under your $350 budget with shipping and exchange rate:

    Zen Ray - CameraLand NY

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    Get a pair of leupold yosemity 8x30s the are just as good as some of the expensive ones

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    i have seen the cascades and a mate has got a pair which are good, I might wait and save up for a pair of those.

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    I had a set of Leupold Yosemity's, lost them in the scrub one day. I couldn't afford much, so got some Bushnell H2O's 8x42 roof mount.- about $240

    They seem ok. I've found mobs of Tahr, Chamois and hare with them. They work well, and it wont be the end of the world of I lose or smash them.

 

 

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