The Quest: Find the Best Night Vision Hunting Scope

You may be familiar with a scene from the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail in which the troupe is asked several questions before they are allowed to cross a bridge. One of the questions is this: What is your quest? None of them answer, “To find the best night vision hunting scope,” but since that’s our “holy grail” here, it’s the question we’ll ask and try to answer.

It’s not an easy question to answer right off the bat because there is a lot of information to understand and to sort out before we can come to a possible solution in answer to the question. We’ll take the time to do so though, so that in the end we should have a reasonable selection of night vision hunting scopes that could claim the honor of “best”, even if we can’t narrow the field down to just one. Continue reading “The Quest: Find the Best Night Vision Hunting Scope”

Hunting? Birding? 4 Steiner Predator Binoculars to Try

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When you go hunting or bird watching, wouldn’t it be great if you could take something along that made spotting the animals easier? I don’t just mean larger but actually easier to see. Steiner Predator binoculars are just what we’ve been looking for.

Steiner makes several Predators as part of their Hunters line. Each of them has technology that makes using them out in the wild, where many mammals and birds are browns, blacks, and grays, exactly the optic device you want. Continue reading “Hunting? Birding? 4 Steiner Predator Binoculars to Try”

Pentax Binoculars: The Very Best of Pentax

When I think of the brand name Pentax, I usually think of cameras first. But I realize that, if they make good cameras and camera lenses, they probably make other good products that use lenses too – like Pentax binoculars.

Pentax ZD 8x43 WP binoculars
Pentax ZD 8×43 WP binoculars

Pentax makes nearly a dozen different lines of binoculars. Some of them are very inexpensive, but I’m going to examine the higher quality lines here.

Let’s look then at the very best of Pentax. We’ll especially note those with the widest field of view (FOV), the lightest weight, and which pairs you should consider for hunting, bird watching, and astronomy. Continue reading “Pentax Binoculars: The Very Best of Pentax”

Steiner Binoculars: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

You may already know that Steiner is a prominent name in binoculars. This German binoculars maker has been in the optics business since 1947. Steiner binoculars come in a wide range of sizes, weights, magnifications, and price points.

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