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    hmmm...any idea on quality (razor?) and price?

    Whats the deal with the kaibab? I have seen a couple for sale locally and have been slightly interested. Is that bino supposed to be of the razor quality or less? With the used asking prices I would assume it would be in the upper realm.

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    How many binos do you own?

    The 20x56 will be kaibabs. Waiting to see them before judging the quality. Available spring 2014.

    Hard to say where the kaibab stands in the line up. I know they were one of the first competitors on the market trying to compete with the alpha guys
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    Hardstalk,

    I'm looking at the Viper hd. If you are talking about the Kaibab's, I'm just going to be using the 15x mostly for truck glass. The Kaibab's are more than I want to spend and I am too nervous to leave my European glass in the truck cab.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DryFlyGuy View Post
    Hardstalk,

    I'm looking at the Viper hd. If you are talking about the Kaibab's, I'm just going to be using the 15x mostly for truck glass. The Kaibab's are more than I want to spend and I am too nervous to leave my European glass in the truck cab.
    Understandable! Ive been using the viper 10x42 all season this year. great bang for the buck imo
    http://www.solooutdoor.com/ Contact me for used optic specials!

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    Here is some awesome glass I wouldn't mind splurging on:

    Celestron SkyMaster Giant 15x70 Binoculars with Tripod Adapter..perfect for long range glassing

    http://www.amazon.com/Celestron-SkyM...rds=binoculars

    Bushnell Powerview Compact Folding Roof Prism Binoculars….lightweight and easy to carry

    http://www.amazon.com/Bushnell-Power...rds=binoculars

    Bushnell Falcon 7X35 Binoculars With Case….world class

    http://www.amazon.com/Bushnell-Falco...rds=binoculars

    Basrka 10X25 Compact Waterproof Binocular…nice and small

    http://www.eastmans.com/forum/showth...nos-do-you-own

    Tasco Essentials 10x50 Binocular

    http://www.amazon.com/Tasco-Essentia...rds=binoculars

    Educational Insights Geosafari Binoculars With Compass…in case you get lost

    http://www.amazon.com/Educational-In...rds=binoculars
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    Id imagine a few of those are alot like wearing the drunk goggles!
    http://www.solooutdoor.com/ Contact me for used optic specials!

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    Binoculars

    Vortex Viper 10 x 42

    Bushnell Legend Ultra HD 10 x 42

    Alpen Apex 8 x 32

    Vortex Solo 10 x 36 monocular

    Vortex Solo 8 x 36 monocular

    Pentax ? 10 x 25

    Spotting Scopes

    Vortex Viper 20-60 x 80

    Nikon ED 13-30 x 50

    Alpen 20 x 50

    I feel I have an option for any activity. There are 2 more I'm working toward, a 65mm spotter, and a 50mm bino.
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    Binoculars:

    Leica Geovid BRF 10x42

    Zeiss Classic C 10x40 (2 pairs-1 for truck)

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    Swarovski ATX 25-60x65mm

    Nikon ED50 13-30x50mm (backpacking)
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    I have 6 pair of 10x42s and 3 spotters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Umpqua Hunter View Post
    Here is some awesome glass I wouldn't mind splurging on:

    Celestron SkyMaster Giant 15x70 Binoculars with Tripod Adapter..perfect for long range glassing

    http://www.amazon.com/Celestron-SkyM...rds=binoculars

    Bushnell Powerview Compact Folding Roof Prism Binoculars….lightweight and easy to carry

    http://www.amazon.com/Bushnell-Power...rds=binoculars

    Bushnell Falcon 7X35 Binoculars With Case….world class

    http://www.amazon.com/Bushnell-Falco...rds=binoculars

    Basrka 10X25 Compact Waterproof Binocular…nice and small

    http://www.eastmans.com/forum/showth...nos-do-you-own

    Tasco Essentials 10x50 Binocular

    http://www.amazon.com/Tasco-Essentia...rds=binoculars

    Educational Insights Geosafari Binoculars With Compass…in case you get lost

    http://www.amazon.com/Educational-In...rds=binoculars

    I am getting the Geosafari binos!! Love the compass lol!! And at $8.99 my wife can't complain! Great suggestion UH

 

 

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