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Canon IS,without IS.

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#26 Steve Napier

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Posted 19 June 2006 - 08:35 AM

Actualy,tripod is incorrect,obseving posts sunk into the ground,pillars would be more accurate.
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Posted 19 June 2006 - 09:12 AM

A 15x50 or 18x50 are a LOT more portable than a 70/80mm glass.


Only if you are dragging a tripod around for the 70mm Nikons. The Canons are no light weights.

Im sure the 18x50 IS is a LOT cheaper than say the 18x Nikon.


Yes about 25% with the $100 Canon rebate in effect.

Portability is a big factor for me also.


Don't understand this comment, Steve. If you are just moving the binos from one post to another. Don't see that the Canons are so much easier to carry in a case. And if its a case like my 10x42s, it a poor case as well.

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#28 Steve Napier

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Posted 19 June 2006 - 09:22 AM

What dont you understand Les?
Hurry,I only have 8mins left today at library.
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Posted 19 June 2006 - 09:25 AM

Why do you think the Canons would be more portable than the nikons if a tripod is not being used?

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Posted 20 June 2006 - 03:14 AM

Les,I have a small Tupperware box that I keep my binoculars in and transport.
The big 70mm glasses won"t fit in there.
I will NOT use any other box than this.
It also keeps the binoculars very fresh.
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Posted 20 June 2006 - 09:03 AM

It also keeps the binoculars very fresh.


... and tasty as well. You have completely answered my question. Thanks.

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Posted 21 June 2006 - 04:02 AM

And tasty... :lol:

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Posted 22 June 2006 - 12:01 AM

The optical quality of the Canon binoculars is outstanding; it is the image stabilization that allows them to work at higher magnification than a simple hand held system would permit. I have a pair of the 15x50 IS Canons. Complete satisfaction, I will add. :jump:

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Posted 22 June 2006 - 03:40 AM

Hi Rodger,

Absolutely. I do as well, and I ditto your comments. I also have the 10x30 IS, which I would put in the same league.

Best regards,
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