Excerpt: Optically as close to perfect as there is. Spectacular low light performance. Swarovski accessories and customer service are second to none. Especially on the angled models the rotation ring and lock are priceless, the only problem is that with the Swarovski view through case you cannot rotate the...
Excerpt: The scope and 20-60 eyepiece are awesome tools for birding and similar. Super-sharp images edge to edge, great low-light performance, extremely solid yet weight is reasonable. The 101 tripod seems fine, although I'm not impressed with the 101 fluid head.
Pros: Bright Eyepiece, Strong Magnification, Super sharp optics
Excerpt: I am very pleased with the quality of this scope. Excellent clarity! I am also pleased with the ease of use. The 20X60 eyepiece makes finding things a breeze. I am pleased that I got the angled scope in that it can easily be used by persons of different heights without resetting it...
Excerpt: I have to the chance to view several high end brands of spotting scopes at the same time and at same target which was several lines of type at different sizes. The different was very clear to me then on the quality of this scope over the others. Down side is it is on the high end of the price tag.
Summary: This scope is SO much nicer than others on the market that cost less! Do not be tempted by low price if there is any way you can afford to get one of these. The payoff comes when ambient light levels are low (e.g.
Cons: I noticed some roughness in the zoom mechanism at first, but after a month or so it has gone away.