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#6036852 - 11/18/15 09:24 AM monoculars anyone use em??
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anyone use a monocular over binoculars?
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#6036882 - 11/18/15 09:35 AM Re: monoculars anyone use em?? [Re: daniel1381]
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I just got one and I really like, Less weight and less bulky
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#6036914 - 11/18/15 09:45 AM Re: monoculars anyone use em?? [Re: daniel1381]
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there are a handful who call about these, many opt for binoculars, because they are more comfortable to most. However monoculars have a role in the field.

Zeiss has a great selection of mono's
http://swfa.com/Monoculars-C429.aspx
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#6037013 - 11/18/15 10:29 AM Re: monoculars anyone use em?? [Re: daniel1381]
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I just use my rangefinder, it's 6x.
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#6037650 - 11/18/15 05:20 PM Re: monoculars anyone use em?? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
I just use my rangefinder, it's 6x.

^this. Mine is 8X

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#6038074 - 11/18/15 08:55 PM Re: monoculars anyone use em?? [Re: daniel1381]
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I use a Vortex monocular. It is just so much lighter and more compact than binoculars.
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#6038359 - 11/19/15 06:46 AM Re: monoculars anyone use em?? [Re: daniel1381]
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I use my 8X Swaro range finder.

I've used the Vortex monocular at rifle matches, and it is so inexpensive eveyone should have one!
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#6038647 - 11/19/15 09:32 AM Re: monoculars anyone use em?? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
I just use my rangefinder, it's 6x.


This
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#6038696 - 11/19/15 09:54 AM Re: monoculars anyone use em?? [Re: daniel1381]
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I use a Vortex 10x that's great. Biggest reason I use it is because my eyes have trouble focusing with binos. confused2
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#6039318 - 11/19/15 03:51 PM Re: monoculars anyone use em?? [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
I use my 8X Swaro range finder.

I've used the Vortex monocular at rifle matches, and it is so inexpensive eveyone should have one!


You have posted that before. I recall now talking with you over the phone once and you said you did that frequently.

However mostly you call dope with you SS 5-20X
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#6039320 - 11/19/15 03:52 PM Re: monoculars anyone use em?? [Re: Double Naught Spy]
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Originally Posted By: Double Naught Spy
I use a Vortex monocular. It is just so much lighter and more compact than binoculars.


DNS do or should I say are you using the Recon mono?
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#6047464 - 11/24/15 12:01 PM Re: monoculars anyone use em?? [Re: daniel1381]
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Use them during calving season. Don't know if this qualifies as "in the field"
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#6049107 - 11/25/15 08:09 AM Re: monoculars anyone use em?? [Re: daniel1381]
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Another for the Vortex monocular. I switched 3 years ago and haven't gone back. It's compact and fits around my neck without getting in the way. Only thing better would be a range finder, but I'm almost done with new gear...except maybe an NV scope smile

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#6049730 - 11/25/15 01:38 PM Re: monoculars anyone use em?? [Re: Skylar@SWFA]
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Originally Posted By: Skylar@SWFA
Originally Posted By: Double Naught Spy
I use a Vortex monocular. It is just so much lighter and more compact than binoculars.


DNS do or should I say are you using the Recon mono?


No, I am using the Vortex Solo 8x36.
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#6049770 - 11/25/15 02:05 PM Re: monoculars anyone use em?? [Re: daniel1381]
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been using one for many years.
i've had it so long any writing
on it is long gone years ago.
it'll soon have to be replaced
because this year it started to
fog up and it's not as clear as
it once was.
a monocular is the only way to go
as far as i'm concerned. they're
compact enough that you're more likely
to always have it with you instead of
leaving it lay in the truck or in
the blind or at the house.

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