Date: 5/3/18 6:52 am
From: Ann Pettigrew <rook185...>
Subject: Re: Binocular recommendation
Wow! They are one of my favorites!

Ann C. Pettigrew, V.M.D.
York, PA
<rook185...>

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> On May 2, 2018, at 1:47 PM, Gerald Kruth <00000005ead0dac6-dmarc-request...> wrote:
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> Leica has had my wife's bins for THREE MONTHS claiming they can't get replacement parts through customs.
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> jk
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Deuane Hoffman <deuane.hoffman...>
> To: PABIRDS <PABIRDS...>
> Sent: Wed, May 2, 2018 1:22 am
> Subject: Re: [PABIRDS] Binocular recommendation
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> I second the choice of the Opticron Savanna....they make a 6 or 8 x
> 30.....both are very good dollar for dollar. Quite possibly one of the best
> binoculars out there....dollar for dollar!
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> I have a pair of the 8x30 and use them often...despite the fact I own a
> pair of Swarovski ELs!
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> IMHO....in regards to Dave DeReamus's recommendations....I don't know
> anything about the Bushnell Legacy bins....but as far as the Nikon Auculon
> I'd steer clear....while they may be decent optically they have terrible
> eye relief and this can be a huge problem.
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> Good luck in your selection!
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> Take care and Good Birding,
> Deuane Hoffman
> Harrisburg, PA
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>> On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 1:48 PM, Dave DeReamus <becard...> wrote:
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>> Sherri and all,
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>> Here are two known-name bins that were best-rated under $100. The
>> wide-angle feature is good for someone who isn't used to binoculars and
>> might have trouble aiming bins on a target.
>> The links are to the items on B&H Photo, which I have used many times.
>> They have a great customer rating. Hope this helps.
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>> Bushnell Legacy 8x42 Wide-Angle:
>> https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/421386-REG/Bushnell_1
>> 20842_8x42_Legacy_WP_Binocular.html
>> I have a pair of Bushnell's that are pretty close to these that I use as a
>> secondary pair when my better ones aren't handy.
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>> Nikon Aculon A211 8x42 Wide-Angle:
>> https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/910765-REG/nikon_8245
>> _8x42_aculon_a211.html
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>> Take care and Good birding,
>> Dave DeReamus
>> becard -at- rcn.com
>> Blog: http://becard.blogspot.com
>> Eastern PA Birding: http://users.rcn.com/becard/home.html
>> Google Photo Albums: https://get.google.com/albumar
>> chive/109457857807399603170?source=pwa
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>> -----Original Message----- From: Sherri LaBar
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 12:31 PM
>> To: <PABIRDS...>
>> Subject: [PABIRDS] Binocular recommendation
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>> My sister is finally wanting to spring for her own pair of binoculars,
>> but only wants to spend $100. She knows she can't get much for that,
>> but that's the budget. Can someone recommend anything that won't be
>> too disappointing? She can identify a few birds and isn't interested
>> in becoming a better birder, just using for curiosity, and probably to
>> try to describe things to me so I can identify them!
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>> I haven't bought bins in many years and am out of the loop. Reply
>> offline if you have suggestions, and thanks!
>>
>> sherri
>> North Bangor, PA
>> <sherri.labar...>
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> Take care,
> Deuane Hoffman
> Harrisburg, PA
> <corvuscorax...>
 
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