Zeiss Victory RF Series Binoculars Review

Zeiss Victory RF 8x45 rangefinder binoculars
Zeiss Victory RF 8×45 rangefinder binoculars

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Zeiss makes 4 models of rangefinder binoculars in their Victory RF series. In this review, I’ll look at each of them, mainly so you can see the similarities and differences from one model to the next.

If you already know you want one of these top notch Victory RF binoculars, you can click one of the links below to check the pricing on Amazon.

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Swarovski EL Range 8×42 W B Rangefinder Binoculars Review

Swarovski 8x42 EL Range rangefinder binoculars
Swarovski 8×42 EL Range rangefinder binoculars

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With Swarovski, it’s usually all about the glass. That is, Swarovski is known for optics with exceptionally good lenses and prisms. Are the Swarovski EL Range 8×42 W B rangefinder binoculars any different?

I’ll take a look at them with you in this review to try to answer that question and more. Continue reading “Swarovski EL Range 8×42 W B Rangefinder Binoculars Review”

Bushnell Fusion 1 Mile ARC Rangefinder Binoculars Review

Bushnell Fusion 8x32 rangefinder binoculars
Bushnell Fusion 8×32 rangefinder binoculars

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The Bushnell Fusion 1 Mile ARC rangefinder binoculars makes a pretty bold claim about itself right in its name. If you say that you can range to 1 mile, you better be able to back that up with some real world proof.

Let’s take a look at these Bushnell Fusion rangefinders and see if there’s proof in the pudding or not. Continue reading “Bushnell Fusion 1 Mile ARC Rangefinder Binoculars Review”

Leica Geovid “Edition 2017” HD-B: Are the New Any Different from the Old?

Geovid Forest Green model
Geovid Forest Green model

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Leica Geovid rangefinder binoculars have been around for some time. New this year (2017) are the Leica Geovid “Edition 2017” models.

Are these two new rangefinders – 8×42 and 10×42 – really any different from the 6 other models that Leica makes?

Let’s take a look at the details to see why Leica made the “Edition 2017” rangefinder binoculars.

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Top Rangefinder Binoculars for 2017 Overview and Review

Zeiss Victory 10x45 RF Binoculars
Zeiss Victory 10×45 RF Binoculars

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Rangefinder binoculars are a great hybrid tool that combines the slightly more common monocular rangefinder with the classic binocular. Many companies manufacture rangefinder binoculars.

I’ll look at some of the more popular rangefinder binoculars in this overview and review article. If you already think you know which brand and model you would prefer, you can click on the appropriate link in the list just below. Continue reading “Top Rangefinder Binoculars for 2017 Overview and Review”

Steiner Navigator Pro Binoculars: Commanders for the Masses

Steiner Navigator Pro 7x50c
Steiner Navigator Pro 7x50c

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You say you love the features and specifications of the Steiner Commander series binoculars but can’t afford the price? I’ve got good news for you. The Steiner Navigator Pro series is virtually identical at a fraction of the cost.

You are probably wondering how that is possible. The main difference between the two series is that the Commanders are built to military specifications while the Navigators are not. If that doesn’t matter to you, one of the four Navigator Pro models is probably what you are looking for. Continue reading “Steiner Navigator Pro Binoculars: Commanders for the Masses”

Zeiss Victory PRF Review: Good German Engineering…From Japan?

Zeiss Victory PRF laser rangefinder
Zeiss Victory PRF laser rangefinder

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The Zeiss Victory PRF (Pocket RangeFinder) is made by the German company Carl Zeiss, but according to information I found, it is actually put together in Japan. That’s probably not a bad thing. I suppose it saves on the cost of this still-pricey rangefinder.

Don’t just look at the source and the price, though. Take a look at what you actually get from this award winning (Outdoor Life “Editor’s Choice”) optical device by reading this review. Continue reading “Zeiss Victory PRF Review: Good German Engineering…From Japan?”

Steiner Commander Binoculars Review: Come Home to the Sea

Steiner Commander 7x50 XP Global
Steiner Commander 7×50 XP Global

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You might not be familiar with the Come Home to the Sea reference in the title of this Steiner Commander binoculars review. If that’s so, let me introduce you to a wonderful piece of music by Mannheim Steamroller. (You probably know them from some of their Christmas tunes.)

Steiner Commander binoculars are intended for use on that open sea. Let me show you why they are especially suited to that environment. Continue reading “Steiner Commander Binoculars Review: Come Home to the Sea”

Nikon RifleHunter 1000 Review: Getting What You’re Promised?

Nikon RifleHunter 1000 rangefinder
Nikon RifleHunter 1000 rangefinder

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If you are looking for a multipurpose rangefinder made by a classic manufacturer, look no further than the Nikon RifleHunter 1000 rangefinder.

With the number 1000 in its name, you would expect that you can range up to 1000 yards with the RifleHunter. Let’s see if you really get what that number seems to promise. Continue reading “Nikon RifleHunter 1000 Review: Getting What You’re Promised?”

Steiner Safari UltraSharp Compact Binoculars Review

Safari 8x22
Safari 8×22

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If you are looking for a pair of compact binoculars with the Steiner reputation, you should learn more about the Steiner Safari UltraSharp compact binoculars.

Currently Steiner makes the Safari UltraSharp binoculars in two sizes – 8×22 and 10×26. (Other sizes you may still see have officially been discontinued.)

I’ll take a look at both of these compact binoculars in this review since they are so similar. Continue reading “Steiner Safari UltraSharp Compact Binoculars Review”