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Best Bino for $500
« on: October 30, 2020, 07:39:01 PM »
Looking for anyones firsthand experience. So many things on the market right now.  What are your guys opinion.  Looking for a versatile pair of Bino's. probably going with the 10x42. Thanks

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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2020, 08:11:06 PM »
Got my son a pair of Meopta 12x50ís.  Wow are they sharp!   My Swaro 10x42ís are jealous - but much lighter. 

But These are double your budget. 

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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2020, 08:17:41 PM »
Leupold BX-4 onsale at Cabelas for $399.

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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2020, 08:32:58 PM »
Hard to beat the vortex HD's, I've been very pleased!

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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2020, 09:06:12 PM »
The wife and I bought the future son in law the vortex HDís, they are nice.  I donít care for their rangefinders, but good glass on the binos.
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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2020, 09:12:37 PM »
We just picked up a pair of leupold alpines. Think they were 300 for a early Xmas present and man they are nice Iím super impressed for the money. I have 2 pair of the Mojave a 10 and 12x pair and I love them think they are right around 5/600?
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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2020, 09:38:41 PM »
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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2020, 10:40:25 PM »
Buy a used pair of $1000 glass.  :twocents:

Look in the classified here, rokslide etc.
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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #8 on: October 31, 2020, 01:01:58 AM »
Buy a used pair of $1000 glass.  :twocents:

Look in the classified here, rokslide etc.

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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2020, 02:11:02 AM »
If you're willing to spend a little more than 500, I can sell my Vortex Razor HD 10 x 42. Glass is in great condition, plus you got that awesome unconditional warranty.

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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #10 on: November 03, 2020, 08:15:41 PM »
Maven c series binos. Great glass for the price. Iíve had $300-$1000 pairs and these are as good as any. You can get them on amazon too


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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #11 on: November 04, 2020, 09:03:19 PM »
So many options out there these days, after spending weeks reading reviews and getting different opinions, I have it narrowed down to the Maven C1 10x42 which are $350,  or the Zeiss-Terra 10x42 which are $499.  Still can't decide.

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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #12 on: November 09, 2020, 05:49:59 PM »
Ordered a pair of Maven C1 10x42

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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #13 on: November 09, 2020, 05:55:26 PM »
Snake, those look like a fine choice. Congrats on your new glass!
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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #14 on: November 09, 2020, 06:47:14 PM »
Here ya go, you wonít be disappointed. Itís all I carry for binos nowadays, and, theyíre not huge and bulky.

https://www.amazon.com/Zeiss-Terra-10x42-Binoculars-Black/dp/B01MR86J8Q/ref=mp_s_a_1_3?dchild=1&hvadid=3210065455&hvbmt=be&hvdev=m&hvqmt=e&keywords=zeiss+terra+ed+10x42&qid=1604118925&sr=8-3&tag=hydusmmsn-20
these are pretty good.  Also check out the sig Zulu line.  I have the 7s wife has the 5s both pretty nice for the price

 


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