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Need help on type of binoculars to purchase

Postby James on Wed Dec 15, 2004 6:23 pm

What type of binoculars could I give Dad so that he can look out of his appartment, view the Manhattan skyline 20 miles away or bird watch or whatever: must be on a tripod, good quality. I was looking at the Oberwerk 22x100 Giant Binoculars: are these a good choice for this kind of viewing, or should I look at another type?????

Postby on Sat Dec 18, 2004 12:48 pm


For that kind of distance, your needs might be better served with a spotting scope which will be offer more magnification, be easier to handle and require less support. Here is a great combination:

LOMO Astele 70zm,
B&L Advanced Titanium Tripod,
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