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Swaro binos
Any field advice or anything else to consider would be much appreciated!
I haven't experienced any good optics beyond my older Yosemite's and I'm sick of lugging them around and not using them - ...

Started Nov 18th, 2020 at 10:34pm by rugered1
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New Swarovski EL Range binoculars
Was interested in these and found this review.
Justin Z. 1 month ago
A strong word of caution to anyone considering purchasing the range finder combo from Swarovski - the...

Started Feb 27th, 2021 at 12:17pm by Hookah
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Unboxing and review of the SIG SAUER BDX COMBO // Mounted on my Howa 1500 6.5 Cr
For those that are interested I have put together a review on the Sig Sauer BDX combo.
The scope and range finder combo consists of the Kilo 1400BDX range finder and Sierra 3BDX 4.5 - 14 x 50mm r...

Started Feb 20th, 2021 at 8:55pm by MENZIES
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Swarovski BTX
Has anyone tried the Swaro BTX for Tahr/chammy?

Started Feb 11th, 2021 at 7:27pm by Elgjeger
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Newbie: Suggestions for first binoculars?
Getting into hunting. In past have done multisport and adventure racing but with another *0 birthday ticking by I'm getting slower so thought it'll be a good way to keep fit. Will be mostly around Can...

Started Jan 10th, 2019 at 7:04pm by uk_exile
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Leupold VX Freedom
Iíve just bought one and the reviews online seem positive
Anyone have any first hand experience with them ?

Started Jan 10th, 2021 at 4:42pm by frogfeatures
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Zeiss Conquest and Leica Trinovid Binoculars Wellington Region
Hi all
I'm looking at upgrading my binoculars and I've narrowed my choice to Leica Trinovids and Zeiss Conquests (based on my budget).
I've managed to try the Trinovids briefly in a shop, b...

Started Oct 15th, 2020 at 12:14pm by TK
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Explanation of how more expensive scopes work
Hi there, this might be a silly question but..
I have always only hunted with your basic 3-9x40 scopes on my rifles and if I have needed to take a shot out to 250-300m I always have a mental remi...

Started Jun 10th, 2020 at 10:15pm by 2506hunter
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March scopes/using for Spotting?
Hi there
This is a bit of a different thought process it may be mad but here I go
I am about to buy a swaro spotting scope but am struggling with the idea of carrying it around plus tripod. ...

Started Jun 13th, 2019 at 8:57pm by wake
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Spotting scope vs Camera
Tossing up between buying a new spotting scope or committing to buying a decent camera set up. wondering if anyone has some advice and any recommendations.

Started Apr 30th, 2020 at 5:18pm by crowboy19
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