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Postby osman657 on Sun Apr 15, 2012 6:58 am

hi
have an question to you ...i want to purchase a binoc i'm just a beginner and dont want spend a lot of money...i see the Celestron skymaster 20x80 and Bresser special astro 20x80 with tripod... What you thing about this 2 binocs wich one you should choose if you was a beginner...
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Re: binoculars

Postby Jne_K on Sun Apr 15, 2012 12:31 pm

Pretty comparable binoculars, but you will need a tripod with either one to use them, effectively. Celestron gets you a better warranty, though.
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Re: binoculars

Postby jefflewis on Thu May 03, 2012 1:08 am

What are some good entry level binoculars for birdwatching???
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Re: binoculars

Postby Jne_K on Thu May 03, 2012 6:53 am

Best bang for your optical buck in birding binoculars will be in the $150 range for a porro prism and $250 for a roof prism.

Try the Nikon AE 8x40 for a porro or the Nikon Monarch 3 or the Vortex Diamondback for a roof. Those will get you started, nicely.
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