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Carson Raven

Postby Nate on Thu Sep 02, 2010 5:47 pm

I don't see the Carson Raven 8x26 binoculars listed on this site, but I'm hoping someone has experience with them anyway. I have a decent pair of 8x42 binos, but would like a handy knock-around pair for the glove box or jacket pocket. Would these be a reasonable choice?
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Re: Carson Raven

Postby Jne_K on Fri Sep 03, 2010 9:01 am

Hi

Haven't looked at that particular 8x26, but, yes, any 8x26 would serve you well for that purpose. I carry an old 7x26 is my glove compartment.
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Re: Carson Raven

Postby Nate on Thu Sep 09, 2010 3:50 pm

Thanks Jane,

I got them and, for the small size and price, am satisfied with the optical quality. Another issue came up though when I got them. The binoculars have loops for a thin neck strap, but a strap was not included. Could you tell me where I could buy one?
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Re: Carson Raven

Postby Jne_K on Fri Sep 10, 2010 11:41 am

I would first try Carson - they may have neglected to box a strap. Knowing those folks, they'd probably get you one even if it wasn't supposed to be included. Really nice people.

Otherwise, you can use a generic strap, as long as the straps are thin enough to fit through the strap loop on your bino. The Nikon Compact would probably work
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Re: Carson Raven

Postby Nate on Tue Oct 05, 2010 2:35 am

I forgot to post this earlier, but I just wanted to say that you were right, Jane. I contacted Carson and had a free strap within a few days. Thanks for the advice.
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Re: Carson Raven

Postby Jne_K on Tue Oct 05, 2010 1:56 pm

You are very welcome. Have always had good results when working with the folks at Carson.
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