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#1 Apracticalguy

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Posted 07 May 2005 - 12:23 AM

Anyone familar with William optics/binos/scopes good./dad/indifferent...? Comments please....take a look an tell me what you think....

http://www.william-optics.com/

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#2 Apracticalguy

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Posted 07 May 2005 - 12:28 AM

Please move to Binoculars...my mistake...Thanks....

#3 Erik D

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Posted 07 May 2005 - 06:09 AM

WO 80-100mm ED scopes and 2 in Mirror diagnols have an excellent reputation among those who do not wish to pay TV prices. I have met Wiliam Yang twice at the past two NEAF shows and I think WO is well positoned as a high quality, mid priced APO scope supplier...... You may want to take a look at the NEAF 2005 report by CN admin TT last month for more details.

WO APO binoculars(42mm) and 8X25mm compact looks nearly identical to the Burgess Optical binos. I would not be surprised if they are made in the same factory in China:

http://burgessoptical.com/

I bougt the BO 8X25 Vireo a few month back when they were on sale at High Point for $29. It's listed as having 8.2 deg FOV but I have not verified it myself. Resolution is excellent for a tiny 25mm.(I compared it to my Eagle Optics Ranger 8X32 and Pentax DCF MP 8X28 both with phase coating and cost $$$ more) The Nikon Sportstar IV 8X25 looks like the same bino as the BO Vireo:

http://www.adorama.c...cular&item_no=5

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#4 Joe Ogiba

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Posted 07 May 2005 - 08:37 AM

I have the WO Fluorite Triplet 80/480 APO and the WO 2" prism 45° diagonal along with the WO 2" SCT diagonal and the quality is top notch.

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#5 Rusty

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Posted 08 May 2005 - 08:28 PM

I have the WO Megrez II 80mm ED Triplet APO, and I'm astounded by the quality, especially at the price. I also have a WO Crayford (in addition to the one on the Megrez II) and two WO diagonals. Everything WO turns out is a credit to the company.


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