Date: 9/11/17 4:58 pm
From: Joseph Kennedy <josephkennedy36...>
Subject: [texbirds] Re: Where to buy binoculars
There are several web sites that rate binoculars in various price ranges.
You can take that to Amazon and there are good evaluations etc.
On Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 5:21 PM, Jim Sinclair <jim.sinclair...>
wrote:

> Heh! I had just sent the same recommendation privately!
> On Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 5:12 PM, Carol <culi...> wrote:
>
> > I've had luck with B&H photo and video or adorama.
> >
> > > On Sep 11, 2017, at 5:09 PM, Jane F Tillman <jtillman...>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > I'd appreciate your help in giving suggestions on where new birders can
> > > shop to get entry level binoculars - say in the $300 to $500 range.
> > > My usual advice has been to point them to binocular reviews and then to
> > > Eagle Optics, or to visit a birding festival where they can try them
> out.
> > > Other suggestions have been Cabela's, REI or specialty bird product
> > stores
> > > but I never felt that those retailers' selections were comprehensive
> > > enough. Now that Eagle Optics has changed directions and will no longer
> > be
> > > in online retail, what to do? See their story here
> > > https://www.eagleoptics.com/
> > >
> > > Has anyone had experience with Optics4Birding?
> > > http://www.optics4birding.com/
> > > It looks like they have an excellent selection.
> > >
> > > Thanks for your help.
> > > Jane Tillman
> > > Austin
> > >
> > > P.S. Blue-gray Gnatcatchers are on the move in Austin. It is nice to
> have
> > > such an apparently successful charismatic bird.
> > >
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