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Bushnell PowerView 10x50 WA Porro Prism Binoculars
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Bushnell Powerview 10x50 WA binocular

by Legacy Reviewer, from United States, KY Written on November 15, 2013
Not much to dislike. Excellent quality, outstanding value for the price.

What I liked:
- Multi coated optics and Bk7 prisms (borosilicate crown glass) result in a very clear, sharp image. The large 50mm objectives gather light well even in low-light level conditions. Have used them for moon- and star-gazing, birdwatching and general outdoor use. In all circumstances they have performed exceptionally well.

- Image quality. In my opinion, is equal to the Steiner binos I was issued when deployed to Anbar Province and Baghdad, Iraq on a US Army Military Transition Team (MiTT) mission in 2006-2007 - a Steiner 8x30 porro-prism bino with a mil-scale reticle which sell for $600 to 800.00 + on the the civilian market. These Bushnells also compare favorably with some of the expensive Nikon, Zeiss, Zeiss/Jena, Leica and Hensoldt/Wetzlar binos I have had the opportunity to use during a 24 year career in the US Army. However, I do NOT believe that, for most use, the increase in image quality in those far more expensive binos justifies paying 10 to 20 times the cost of these Bushnells.

- Toggle lever focus system. Bushnell calls it "InstaFocus", works well, I have found it precise enough for small focus adjustments once you have gotten used to it. Particulary useful for tracking moving objects such as ground vehicles, aircraft in flight and people moving across terrain at varying distances. I have also found it works exceptionally well for tracking moving animals in th...
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review for Bushnell PowerView WA 10x50 Porro Prism BK7 Binocular - Camo

by Legacy Reviewer, from United States, CA Written on September 1, 2012
very nice binocular for the money. Comes with a soft storage bag with sling. also comes with binocular sling and lens covers. ...
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