Excerpt: Not nearly as heavy as some other reviews suggested, these binoculars felt right from the moment I got them out of the box. Bright, good eye relief, nice optics. The less than perfect: the focusing ring could be a little bigger and smoother, but I have big strong hands, so I got used to it.
Pros: Quality Lenses, Strong Construction, Waterproof, Works Well With Glasses
Excerpt: I bought a second set of these and now have 2 pair. I wanted a separate pair for each of us (wife) when we travel. Using the compass and reticle I can call out precise coordinates so my wife can quickly view what I am looking at.
Pros: Close Focus, Quality Lenses, Strong Construction
Excerpt: Optically, these are fantastic binoculars. Chrystal clear with no glare, etc. Perfect for out on the water. My only gripes are that they are on the large/heavy side (which explains the excellent optical quality) and that the battery cover is virtually impossible to get screwed in w/o stripping.
Excerpt: I've owned quite a few different binoculars over the years and these are hands down the best I've used. I bought these primarily for the 50mm aperture for stargazing, but on a recent trip to Costa Rica and Panama they were very useful for wildlife and sightseeing, especially because of the...
Pros: Quality Lenses, Strong Construction, Works Well With Glasses