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How Far Can You See with Binoculars and Spotting Scopes?

Man, this is a hard question to answer! It has tons and tons of answers. Frankly, it is too open-ended to answer realistically for...
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Spotting Scope Vs Binoculars – Which One Is Better For YOU?

In the world of observation optics, two kinds reign supreme. These are binoculars and spotting scopes. Both are magnified optics, and both give you...
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What is Eye Relief and How It Works?

 If you have browsed or perused any type of optic, you may have noticed one of the specs is called eye relief. Eye relief can be...
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Optics 101: Light Transmission Explained!

Regardless of what kind of optic you have -- a spotting scope, a rangefinder, a pair of binoculars, or a rifle scope, there may...
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Optics 101: Anti-Reflective Lens Coatings

We live in a time where optics are clearer than they have ever been before. You can see farther and better in low light conditions, allowing you...

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