Date: 5/13/24 4:02 pm
From: Christopher Hill (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: Re: recent opinions on mid range binocs for birding?
To the original poster, you can also send your Nikons back to the company for repair. They're very good about that. Though you'd be without binocs until they got back.

Chris Hill
Conway, SC

> On May 13, 2024, at 5:38 PM, Bernie Carr <carolinabirds...> wrote:
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> Vortex has a lifetime guarantee. I have used the Diamondbacks and they are a decent binocular. We had a pair of Celestron binoculars, many years ago. They were not that great. Perhaps, they have improved. Good luck with whatever you choose.
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> Bernie Carr
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> On May 13, 2024 3:08 PM, "Herbert, Teri Lynn" <carolinabirds...> wrote:
> My Nikon Monarchs broke this weekend (lens eye cup) and I read this is quite common. They are only 13 years old, so am very disappointed. I can always use my dad’s 1940s binoculars, which still are great! but they are a bit heavy…
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> I’ve read reviews and narrowed it down to
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> Celestron Trailseeker ED
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> and
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> Vortex Diamondback HD.
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> What are your opinions and have either of these gotten broken for you? I need something that will last 20 years…(probably more than my age allows, but am planning on a long life, haha).
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> You can reply just to me if desired, not to the list.
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> Thank you all very much!!
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> Teri Lynn
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