Date: 9/11/17 9:36 am
From: Chuck Berman <cberman129...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...>
Subject: Re: IBET Eagle Optics
I also am really saddened. They held my hand through four pairs of
binoculars and a spotting scope.
There is a message on their website how the online competition has affected
their business.
Chuck Berman
Oak Park

On Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 10:30 AM Pat Durkin <pat.durkin...>
[ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...> wrote:

> Hello IBETers,
> Eagle Optics is closing at the end of the year.
> Does anyone know why?
> What alternate sources are there for shopping for a full range of optics?
> The selection of optics and the superb staff assistance I have received
> from Eagle Optics over decades has been greatly appreciated by myself and
> many other birders. Located in the middle of Wisconsin, the store was close
> enough for a day trip. One could take the optics outside and make an
> informed hands on choice.
> As Himself would tweet - Sad.
> Patricia Durkin
> Chicago

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