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#5507324 - 12/29/14 07:58 PM ? Best Deer hunting binoculars
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need recommendations - under $1000, good low light visibility


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#5509671 - 12/30/14 08:58 PM Re: ? Best Deer hunting binoculars [Re: pkhunter]
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Used Zeiss, Leica, or Swaro.

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#5509695 - 12/30/14 09:04 PM Re: ? Best Deer hunting binoculars [Re: 603Country]
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Originally Posted By: 603Country
Used Zeiss, Leica, or Swaro.


Sound advice.
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#5509703 - 12/30/14 09:07 PM Re: ? Best Deer hunting binoculars [Re: pkhunter]
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Sample list has these:

http://www.samplelist.com/Steiner-8x44-Peregrine-XP-Binocular-DEMO-B-P65046.aspx

Never have handled their binoculars, but they do make nice rifle scopes.
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#5509967 - 12/31/14 01:39 AM Re: ? Best Deer hunting binoculars [Re: pkhunter]
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Best I have owned Kahles 8X42, best I have used Swaro.

Currently using Vortex Viper 10X42 HD, not what the Swaro or Kahles were but good for the $.
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#5510020 - 12/31/14 06:24 AM Re: ? Best Deer hunting binoculars [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: 603Country
Used Zeiss, Leica, or Swaro.


Sound advice.


+2. I would do this, and would also include the Nikon EDG as being equal to the euros above. If the OP MUST have a new bino, consider Meopta.
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#5511517 - 12/31/14 07:09 PM Re: ? Best Deer hunting binoculars [Re: pkhunter]
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I bought a couple of pairs of Docter Optic binos ( 7x50, 8x56 ) for comparatively reasonable money. They are both heavy, but the optics are exceptional.
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#5512142 - 12/31/14 10:56 PM Re: ? Best Deer hunting binoculars [Re: pkhunter]
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10x42 khales have been go to for several years. Good glass and hold up well to use and abuse
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