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#1 perogi99

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Posted 09 May 2019 - 12:41 PM

I'm very curious if anyone recognizes the binoculars that the North Korean leader has been using recently to observer the military drills.

 

here is a photo and a link to the article.

 

https://www.cbsnews....tes-2019-05-09/

 

 

 

 

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#2 tmichaelbanks

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Posted 09 May 2019 - 01:02 PM

Nikon 7x50 ProStars?


 

#3 spacemunkee

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Posted 09 May 2019 - 01:07 PM

Why... do you want an autographed pair? 

 

Is this Dennis Rodman!  lol.gif

 

Sorry.. couldn't resist. 


 

#4 tmichaelbanks

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Posted 09 May 2019 - 01:08 PM

Hm...maybe not.  The red rings may be too close to the end of the objectives and you can see a reflection of his fingers on the barrel surfaces.  Photos from Adorama show the red rings centered more or less on the objective cell and have a pebbly surface, not smooth.


 

#5 junomike

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Posted 09 May 2019 - 01:09 PM

Looks like Prostars but how come some look short and some look long?


 

#6 PEterW

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Posted 09 May 2019 - 01:21 PM

Good for “bird watching”?!
 

#7 jpbutler

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Posted 09 May 2019 - 01:36 PM

I wanna know his tailor.

 

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#8 Rich V.

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Posted 09 May 2019 - 01:57 PM

70mm Nikons; can't tell if they're 10x or 18x,  though.

 

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Posted 09 May 2019 - 02:14 PM

Been there, done this already...

 

https://www.cloudyni...missile-launch/

 

I'm very certain it is a Nikon 10x70 SP (Astroluxe 10x70.)


Edited by SMark, 09 May 2019 - 02:19 PM.

 

#10 Alex_V

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Posted 09 May 2019 - 02:53 PM

I found more photos (on official N. Korean site), it is definitely long one, 10 or 18x70

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#11 Alex_V

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Posted 09 May 2019 - 02:54 PM

...and another one

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#12 mccarthymark

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Posted 09 May 2019 - 03:17 PM

might not be the particular model, but Nikon has binoculars with the red stripe around / near the objective

 

https://www.allbinos...50IF_SP_WP.html


 

#13 SMark

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Posted 09 May 2019 - 03:21 PM

The eyepieces give it away. Without a doubt it is... https://www.cloudyni...e/#entry4703803


 

#14 Erik Bakker

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Posted 10 May 2019 - 02:06 AM

With the OP's question answered, this thread has been locked. 

 

Thank you.


 


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