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Binocular opinions? #7175852
05/21/18 07:19 PM
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I have found 2 used binoculars I am interested in buying.

Swaro SLC 10x50wb (non HD)

Zeiss Victory T RF 10x45 with the range 1300yd range finder.


Anyone have any input on these?

Re: Binocular opinions? [Re: Hartca] #7176829
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I don't know much about Zeiss binos but we have 4 pair of Swaro's in our family and they are amazing. You really have to use them to appreciate the quality difference and to appreciate the price.
The one thing I do know is that unless you are hunting in some real long range scenarios the higher power glasses become tough to hold steady for any length of time.
I do know you can't go wrong with Swaro's



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Out of those two, I would buy the Zeiss.


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I was able to put Swaro (SLC 10s, EL 10s), Leica Geo, Zeiss Victory and Vortex Razors all on tripod at the Outdoorsmans in Arizona and watch folks on trails over 2 miles away. Being outside, at distance and looking through them all the Swaro EL 10x42s were hands down the clearest and sharpest.

Since those aren't an option Id go with the SLC 10x50-- but like gaharris said I'd invest in a good tripod and mount to keep em steady- they aren't small.

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I have had that Zeiss since 2012 and have hunted it hard with zero complaints on image or the rangefinder.
Although tempted to try a newer Leica or EL Range, the Zeiss has not given me a reason to stray.

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I would take the Zeiss with the rangefinder. All in one with bino and rangefinder is the best way to go IMO. I looked at Zeiss a few years ago and like how lightweight they were and very clear. That said, I was able to compare Swaro 10x with a rangefinder to my older 10x 42 Leica Geovicds with rangefinder. The Swaro was much clearer and brighter for my eyes. If you can find a store that has both of those binos you listed, I would try to check them out in person.



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