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#6520149 - 10/31/16 03:04 PM Best Bino's under $200
SouthTXhunter07 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 11/21/13
Posts: 168
Loc: South TX, Carrizo Springs
I searched the forum and was shocked not to see a bino review discussion. Well here we go, what's the best binoculars for hunting for the money? I'd like to stay under $200. I'm hoping to get reviews from yall that have tested a couple out and not just the pair you bought.

Gracias!
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#6520299 - 10/31/16 04:26 PM Re: Best Bino's under $200 [Re: SouthTXhunter07]
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Registered: 10/11/13
Posts: 1560
Loc: Temple...Hunt in Freestone Co.
My Nikon Prostaff 7s 10x42s are clear to my eyes. My wife got me the camo ones for Christmas one year so they are a hair over $200 at $219. The regular 7s is slightly cheaper but not sure of the differences if any at all. The lenses have a slightly different tint to them from pictures online.

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#6520347 - 10/31/16 04:52 PM Re: Best Bino's under $200 [Re: SouthTXhunter07]
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Registered: 08/27/12
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I love my Celestrons. Inexpensive, and are very clear to me.
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#6520600 - 10/31/16 07:17 PM Re: Best Bino's under $200 [Re: SouthTXhunter07]
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Registered: 07/03/12
Posts: 4879
Loc: Central Texas
Nikons are a good choice. Good glass, though they aren't the sturdiest of binocs. Just don't beat em up and they'll last forever.

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#6520982 - 10/31/16 10:21 PM Re: Best Bino's under $200 [Re: SouthTXhunter07]
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Registered: 12/05/06
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I see so many that are 10x. I would prefer and 8x. I hate to buy foreign glass but even Luepold is selling foreign made in the compact glass.
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#6521001 - 10/31/16 10:37 PM Re: Best Bino's under $200 [Re: SouthTXhunter07]
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Registered: 03/15/12
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check out the Redfield 10x42's. Redfield is made by Luepold, I really like the pair I have.

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#6521006 - 10/31/16 10:40 PM Re: Best Bino's under $200 [Re: SouthTXhunter07]
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I have two pairs of Nikon's (not sure the models) but think one are monarchs. One pair I bought because mine got busted and I was in Kansas, the other pair is for when I take the kids or family with me. Both are great glasses and under $200.
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#6521022 - 10/31/16 10:49 PM Re: Best Bino's under $200 [Re: Buzzard Breath]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzard Breath
check out the Redfield 10x42's. Redfield is made by Luepold, I really like the pair I have.

Made in China. I may have to buy a foreign pair but I'm holding out . . .
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#6521269 - 11/01/16 08:35 AM Re: Best Bino's under $200 [Re: SouthTXhunter07]
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Registered: 06/14/15
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Nikon prostaff or vortex
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#6521317 - 11/01/16 09:04 AM Re: Best Bino's under $200 [Re: SouthTXhunter07]
Jgraider Offline
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Registered: 06/13/15
Posts: 267
Loc: West Texas
Most any bino with a price tag of $200 or less will be Chinese, no matter what brand is on it.

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#6521319 - 11/01/16 09:06 AM Re: Best Bino's under $200 [Re: SouthTXhunter07]
ImTheReasonDovesMourn Offline
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Registered: 08/04/12
Posts: 975
Loc: Greenville, TX
Wait for the Black Friday sale at Amazon. I got a pair of Steiners last year for $50. They're awesome.
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#6522985 - 11/02/16 06:43 AM Re: Best Bino's under $200 [Re: SouthTXhunter07]
Buzzard Breath Offline
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Registered: 03/15/12
Posts: 243
$10 at Gizmo.com:

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#6523155 - 11/02/16 08:26 AM Re: Best Bino's under $200 [Re: SouthTXhunter07]
SouthTXhunter07 Offline
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Registered: 11/21/13
Posts: 168
Loc: South TX, Carrizo Springs
so is there a huge difference/preference in porro vs roof prism? I'm seeing the higher end binos are roof prism.
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#6523216 - 11/02/16 08:56 AM Re: Best Bino's under $200 [Re: Buzzard Breath]
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Registered: 11/11/07
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Loc: Wise Co.
Originally Posted By: Buzzard Breath
$10 at Gizmo.com:


I bet those will put beer goggles to shame!
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#6523427 - 11/02/16 10:46 AM Re: Best Bino's under $200 [Re: SouthTXhunter07]
SouthTXhunter07 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 11/21/13
Posts: 168
Loc: South TX, Carrizo Springs
after lots of research, I'm going with the Vortex Diamondbacks 10x42 for $177 on Amazon. thanks again guys.
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