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    back packing spotter

    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.

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    I wholeheartedly recommend the Nikon ED50 for those uses. It is well under your price range as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bitterroot Bulls View Post
    I wholeheartedly recommend the Nikon ED50 for those uses. It is well under your price range as well.
    Agreed. Thats what I use

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    Here is a great write up that may help. No affiliation

    http://opticsthoughts.com/index.php?...views&Itemid=6
    http://www.solooutdoor.com/ Contact me for used optic specials!

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    I'm happy as can be with my Nikon ed 50
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    Great advise. Go Nikon

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    thanks for the help.

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    Ditto on the Nikon ED50

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    +1 more for the ED50

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    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!!

 

 

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