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spotting scope price point

Postby Guest on Tue Apr 24, 2012 11:51 pm

At what price point are there diminisioning returns?
i've read here that the Celestron Ultima 80 is quite for for scopes up to $600.
I ask because I've been drooling at the thought of a Kowa 66. But a $580 body and a $385 eyepiece
is way more then I can afford. Plus, there are so many too choose from from so many quality manufacturers.

Re: spotting scope price point

Postby Jne_K on Wed Apr 25, 2012 6:14 am


You begin to see excellent performance throughout the magnification range - that is no significant loss of image quality between 20x and 60x - somewhere between $800 to $1000. If you can squeeze the budget for the Kowa, you will never regret it.
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