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#1 25585

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Posted 28 November 2021 - 01:57 PM

What are your <10× binoculars?

 

Mine are; 

 

6x20, 7.5x42, 8x42, 7x50, 8x56 & 9x63. Generally my most used category.


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Posted 28 November 2021 - 02:03 PM

A "junior" no more here,

but my "Senior Frequent Observer Lounge" are:

7x42, 8.5x42, 7x50, 8x56

 

Clear skies,

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#3 Erik Bakker

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Posted 28 November 2021 - 02:07 PM

Over the decades, my <10x instruments have evolved to 7x15 reversed porro, 7x50 porro and 8x42 roof binoculars. Love them all three. They each have their individual unique strengths and optimum uses.


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Posted 28 November 2021 - 02:14 PM

6x24 Hensoldt, 8x30 Steiner and a 7x35 "Revue" made by Kamakura Koki.
The Hensoldt is excellent as is the Kamakura, the Steiner not so much unfortunately - edge sharpness is lousy but not that bad at the nightsky despite this fact. I'm thinking about adding a 8x42 to the stable.
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#5 theskywatcher

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Posted 28 November 2021 - 02:20 PM

I have the Oberwerk Sport 8x42 ED.  I had read many good things about it here on Cloudy Nights and I am happy to also recommend them.

 

I also use a couple of 8x monoculars to help me find things to look at with my big binos.


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Posted 28 November 2021 - 02:41 PM

Just playing with a new Svbony 8x32 ED. Surprisingly good for daytime and astro use. Definitely a keeper.


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Posted 29 November 2021 - 05:30 AM

My junior items are the Zeiss Deltrintem 8x30 which is used a lot and two 7x40 that by no means would qualify as junior due to their weights: the military Zeiss Checkpoint Charlie 7x40 and the hunting bino Zeiss 7x40 BGA

 

The Zeiss 8x20 left the collection some time ago...

 

Carlos


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Posted 29 November 2021 - 06:48 AM

Two 8x42's (one is a spare ) and a 8.5 x21 Papilio . My spare 8x42 gets used when I am afraid to take my good 8x42 to events that may involve rough handling and or alcohol .



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Posted 30 November 2021 - 03:42 PM

Just 2 now. My Oberwerk LW 8x56 for views of the night sky and my old 8x23 Nikon Venturer for day hikes. Both are great! watching.gif



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Posted 30 November 2021 - 04:11 PM

I use my Maven 7x45, Kowa 6.5, and Vortex 8x42's the most in that category.



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Posted 30 November 2021 - 04:28 PM

Swarovski SWC 8x50's

Rochester NY B&L 6x30's - my only porro's (soon to change).


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#12 Erik Bakker

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Posted 30 November 2021 - 05:32 PM

The Swarovski 8x50 are wonderful, wish they still made 8x50’s.



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Posted 30 November 2021 - 05:55 PM

The Swarovski 8x50 are wonderful, wish they still made 8x50’s.

Yes - I've wondered why also.



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Posted 30 November 2021 - 06:03 PM

Thinking it might be good to have a jumbo division in the junior league...

 

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Bushnell Rangemaster 7x35. Haven't weighed them yet. Definitely jumbo, though. grin.gif

 

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Posted 30 November 2021 - 06:18 PM

I recognise those from the Vintage and Classic binos thread!

 

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