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Anyone own some leupold binoculars?

Thread in 'Gear Reviews' started by NorthGA_Recon, Nov 5, 2018.

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    I’ve been looking for a new pair of binoculars, mainly going to be used for hunting. There’s so many choices out there it’s crazy. So far I like the leupold BX4 and the Nikon Monarch 7. Anyone have any experience with either one? Or maybe another option? Price point $500. Thanks for any input.
     
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    I have the Leupold 10x50 wind river mesa , excellent
    I purchased a pair of Nikon Monarch 3 10x42 , they are very clear , but they have very poor lens caps.
     
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    Look at the steiner xc series, I have the 8x32
     
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    got a pair of Bushnells deer havent complained at all.
     
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    I've been extremely happy with my Leupold Rogue for under $100.
    I believe they were $89 at Academy.

    FWIW...I've traveled quite a bit with these binos. Out west in the Rockies several trips, to the beach numerous times, most recently on an Alaska inside passage cruise. I've used them hunting, boating, at ranges, and bird watching.
    They live in one of my two adventure bikes panniers or tank bags and have been subjected to 30,000+ miles of riding (ie...shock/vibration/temp variations, etc) and are as crystal clear as the day I bought them.
    I like their compact size and light weight. For my needs I can't imagine a better all 'round pair of binos for the price.
     
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    i had the rogue, they seized up and i traded up to the acadia bx2
     
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    Interesting. Seized up how? Pivot? Focus?
    The Acadia's just didn't feel right in my hands for some reason.
     
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