Summary: I would absolutely and whole-heartedly recommend these binoculars, except for one small but critical weakness - the rivets that hold the neckstrap to the glasses. These broke off after only a few months of use, and did so suddenly, dropping my glasses on hard ground and distorting the alignment of...
Pros: clear, sharp, comfortable, light
Cons: neckstrap rivets flimsy to the point of not functioning
Summary: I love Swift binoculars and my last pair lasted >15 years. I am an ornithologist and I use my binocs every day. I used this pair to study shorebirds and I was initially very impressed but within 2 weeks the pin that attaches the neck strap fell out, dumping the binocs into the sand.
Pros: relatively light, clear, easy focus
Cons: pin for neckstrap fell out - poorly manufactured
Summary: i use these babys for hunting and fishing, there CRAZY....i could count the spots on a turkeys head lol, overall a great peice of work, truly amazing..durable, reliable, and just crazy....a must