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VIEW FROM THE BLUFF

Postby harlin@ cox.net on Wed Jun 22, 2005 6:32 pm

I live on a bluff in Pensacola, Florida. The view is great of water traffic and birds in flight over Escambia Bay. It would be great if I could sit on my front porch and get a better view of the world on and around the bay.
What binoculars or scope would you recommend ?
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Postby opticsplanet.com on Fri Jun 24, 2005 8:12 am

Hi

A good spotting scope on a tripod will be the most effective and most versatile. For home use, it need not be waterproof or especially rugeed. You may also wish to use it for some astronomy.

A scope that uses standard 1.25" astronomy eyepieces will give you a tremendous range of magnification potential, should you opt ot do some astronomy.

Our most popular scopes for your application are the Meade ETX-90, http://www.opticsplanet.com/meade-etx90ss.html or Celestron C-90 spotting scope, http://www.opticsplanet.com/celestron-c ... scope.html. mounted on a good camera tripod such as the Bogen 3175N kit, http://www.opticsplanet.com/bogen-manfr ... d-kit.html
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