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Minox HG 8x33 BR Waterproof Binocular 62163 is currently on sale with fast shipping.
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Minox HG 8x33 BR Waterproof Binocular 62163 Reviews - Reviews from 1 to 1 out of 1
A great pair of binoculars!
5 / 5
Easy To Set Up:
5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Value for your money:
5 / 5
(verified customer) from Chicago, IL on
Jun 23, 2009
Pros:Mechanical build, optics, eye relief, ergonomics Cons: Little bit of aberration near the edges Would recommend: yes
I have been using these binoculars for birding, and they have been wonderful. After years of cheapie binoculars that don't focus and give the viewer a headache, glass like this is a revelation. I think my girlfriend summed it up nicely when I handed her this pair to look at a warbler and she said, "Wow, this is so easy it's stupid!" There is next to no fuss in using these - you point it and see what's there.
The mechanical build reminds me of why I constantly gravitate toward German-made gadgets - it is rugged and confident, with silky smooth and appropriately stiff adjustments. The optics give a very bright, crisp image, especially near the center. The eye relief is adequate for use with eyeglasses. Getting and keeping a focus, and making the diopter adjustment, is next to effortless; I like how one needs to pull the diopter ring to adjust it and push it back in to lock in the adjustment. It greatly reduces the probability of messing up the diopter adjustment in use. The magnesium body ...
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