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lightweight binos

Postby ellison on Wed Dec 07, 2005 6:43 pm

Hi-
I am looking for reliable easy to use waterproof binoculars for an Alaskan cruise, some hiking and birdwatching and all purpose use. I am petite so I need something lightweight. I wear glasses. I am looking to pay about $300. Any suggestions?
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Postby opticsplanet.com on Wed Dec 07, 2005 7:24 pm

Hi

In a standard 8x binocular, I like the Swift Audubon 828HHS, http://www.opticsplanet.com/swift-8-5x4 ... ulars.html for its excellent optics and its nice handling. Though not quite as good optically, the smaller Pentax DCF MP 8x28, http://www.opticsplanet.com/pentax-8x28 ... proof.html is even nicer handling.
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