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Offline WapitiTalk1

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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #15 on: November 09, 2020, 06:48:58 PM »
Here ya go, you won’t be disappointed. It’s all I carry for binos nowadays, and, they’re 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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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #16 on: November 09, 2020, 07:11:00 PM »
Thanks. I should have asked earlier, but I didn't even think of it.  Any recommendations for a bino harness? I have never owned one.  I do a lot of hiking and shed hunting, so looking for something I can get up to my face for quick glances.

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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #17 on: November 09, 2020, 07:17:07 PM »
There is a recent thread about bino harnesses. You will find every opinion possible but short answer from the other thread FHF, Alaska Guide Creations and Outdoor Vision. 

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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #18 on: November 09, 2020, 07:20:37 PM »
Snake, did you get an elk this year?  I ask because an Alaska Guide Creation bino harness is one of the prizes for the 2020 elk photo contest over on WapitiTalk  ;)
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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #19 on: November 09, 2020, 07:28:11 PM »
Snake, did you get an elk this year?  I ask because an Alaska Guide Creation bino harness is one of the prizes for the 2020 elk photo contest over on WapitiTalk  ;)
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Technically no I did not, There is a good chance I scared a few to death stumbling around the brush in N. Idaho! I called in about 20 of them under 150 yards but couldn't get a shot.
I have a buddy that takes about 30 seconds to get his Binos out of his harness and it drives me nuts! I will look in to the harness suggestions, thanks guys.

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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #20 on: November 09, 2020, 10:13:36 PM »
Here ya go, you won’t be disappointed. It’s all I carry for binos nowadays, and, they’re 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

So, when you say: "Here ya go," do you mean: "Here, you go," or "Here, I am sending you these Zeiss binoculars because you are a nice guy," or "Here, Merry Christmas."

Thanks, man.  I needed better glass. 
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Re: Best Bino for $500
« Reply #21 on: December 18, 2020, 05:40:10 PM »
So after using the Mavens for a while, they is hardly any difference between them and the vortex diamondbacks.  I would say they are dead even in clarity and quality.

 


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