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cacklercrazy
10-09-2012, 09:26 AM
I'm looking for a good spotter for hunting that isn"t to heavy. Like to keep the price under 1500 if possible, but weight and quality are the most important.

Bitterroot Bulls
10-09-2012, 09:28 AM
I wholeheartedly recommend the Nikon ED50 for those uses. It is well under your price range as well.

Shaun
10-09-2012, 10:09 AM
I wholeheartedly recommend the Nikon ED50 for those uses. It is well under your price range as well.

Agreed. Thats what I use

hardstalk
10-09-2012, 11:35 AM
Here is a great write up that may help. No affiliation

http://opticsthoughts.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=89:compact-spotters&catid=6:spotting-scope-reviews&Itemid=6

Muleys 24/7
10-09-2012, 08:53 PM
I'm happy as can be with my Nikon ed 50;)

Ikeepitcold
10-09-2012, 08:54 PM
Great advise. Go Nikon

cacklercrazy
10-09-2012, 10:40 PM
thanks for the help.

twp1224
10-11-2012, 02:19 PM
Ditto on the Nikon ED50

mcseal2
10-12-2012, 05:22 PM
+1 more for the ED50

dying to kill
10-22-2012, 08:50 PM
no joke nikon makes a good spotting scope?? the last nikon i bought was a 1200 yrd rangefinder that wouldnt range the broad side of a barn at 800, i sent that junk back!!

hardstalk
10-22-2012, 09:25 PM
Just like most manufacturers there are the price points and the alphas. Some lack in areas where others shine. The price point of the ed50 alone puts it in a league of its own. And justifiably so.

clacklin009
10-22-2012, 11:47 PM
I have the ED50 but for your budget you should consider the big brother 20-60 X 60 ED Fieldscope. Of course it is bigger, a downfall, but will perform better.

digger11
10-23-2012, 10:57 PM
I have the minox ,and I like it alot