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Swarobright vs non-Swarobright

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Swarobright vs non-Swarobright

Postby Capp35 on Sat Apr 18, 2009 9:28 pm

I found a mint pair of older Swarovski SLC 10x42. I believe they are the non-Swarobright because the glass has a purple hue. They want $800
The cheapest used Swarobright or NEU glasses that are mint (that I have found) are between $1150 -$1200.

Does the new coating really make that much difference for recreation/hunting? Is itrally worth the extra $400?

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Re: Swarobright vs non-Swarobright

Postby Jne_K on Mon Apr 20, 2009 6:58 am


It will make a few percentage points of difference in terms of light transmission, but will not be night and day, no. Be careful shopping used, though, since you do not get warranty and there are some scams on the internet and E-bay regarding Swarovski binos.
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