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#1 Astrohat

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 11:05 PM

What is that brand? These are 10X50?

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 11:31 PM

http://www.company7..../1050fmtsx.html

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 03:23 AM

Given the scant information contained in the question, that appears a remarkable piece of detection work, Stanley!

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 02:32 PM

An incomplete, mystery question deserves a random guess. :lol:

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 04:41 PM

At least you picked a 10x50 which is one of the all-time greats for astronomy, Stan. ;)

That would be my choice too!

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 05:02 PM

I have a pair of those 10x50's too.

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 06:05 PM

Or was it these: Magnacraft ...?

#8 Astrohat

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 03:16 AM

I thought I had attached the photo to message. But yes, it is that one! The seller does not the brand either. He wants $30 for them. Amazon sells them $30 as well.

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 03:20 AM

http://toronto.en.cr...3767174810.html

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 03:37 AM

A 10x50, with ruby coated lenses, that "zooms in and out"?

I would suggest $30 would be better spent on something different, be it binoculars, burgers or bacon.

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 06:59 AM

I will need a lot of burgers and bacon for my trip to Canada to pick up- >$1000 for food, motels, gasoline ;
but who can resist a pair of zoom, ruby coated binoculars?

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#12 Astrohat

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 11:17 AM

I actually ordered the 7x50 Nikon Action.

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 02:59 PM

BTW, Astrohat

Welcome to Cloudy Nights!

FYI about z00m binoculars:

Here's a link to the Big Binoculars website, aka Oberwerk. Kevin Busarow's article explains simply why we don't care for zoom binoculars.

Just Say No to Zoom Binoculars

You did far better getting the Nikon 7x50 Action. I'm sure it will be a great help when your telescope arrives.

Clear skies to you.

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 04:21 PM

Run Away!

#15 Astrohat

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 04:31 PM

Spotting a deep-space object can be very difficult and frustrating with a telescope. Using binoculars will show you exactly where it is, and they you can find it more easily with the telescope. As well, I like the fact to be able to grab the binoculars for a brief skywatching like watching the ISS or unexpected sky event like an UFO.

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 04:32 PM

Or was it these: Magnacraft ...?


How did you know if I did not attach the photo of the binos?

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 05:53 PM

Binos are always usefull and fun. My suggestion to 'run away' only referred to the pair in the pic you posted. There are plenty of lower cost better choices than you can be directed to.You will need to up the budget a bit but not alot. Good luck!

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 06:08 PM

BTW,
There is a pair of jason 'statesman' 7x50 in S&S right now for 40 bucks. Back when I collected binos I had several of the 'statesman line'. They were very decent,made in japan, with nice construction and nice 'lower cost' optics. I can almost bet they are far better than the ones you posted a pic of. I dont know that seller but he is no stranger to this site.Might be worth a pm on your part.






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