- Sep 10, 2021
Trying to buy a new bino this year. Debating on what to get. Trying to stay under 1500$ what’s everyone’s opinion?
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Call Cameraland NY or Euro Optics and tell them what you are wanting to do and how much you can spend.
Do not send them an email. They can often do better deals over the phone. Or Gohunt and talk to Cody.
Don't email, then they will give you the minimum advertised price.
Have you heard anything on the new maven b1.2?Of the 3 you mentioned it's Zeiss or Leica. You can find Swaros in that price range too depending on model and size. I wouldn't consider Vortex when spending that kind of money. They'll lose about half their value in a year or two and during that time you'll probably send them in for a warranty job.
Sure you can just get a pair of used SLC's, ive seen them on here for $1300-$1400I wish I just can’t afford them lol
I’ve read a lot of reviews saying the Zeiss conquest are just as good but I havnt seen the slcs first hand. Would be open to getting them thoSure you can just get a pair of used SLC's, ive seen them on here for $1300-$1400
Edit: here is a link for one now https://www.rokslide.com/forums/threads/swarovski-slc-10x42.274573/#post-2702539
I was also looking at the b1.2 wonder how they stack up against the Zeiss. I’ve looked threw a set on Zeiss conquest hds and they were pretty awesome but was in a store with good lighting. Definitely like a wide fov and low light capabilityI have the maven B.2 11x45, I love them. For the price I dont think that there is anything close, but they are not swaros. I have no complaints with them.
I think you would be happy with the mavens, they are built in Lander, WY and customer service has been great. If you could find a good deal on SLCs that would be the only other things I would look at.
Based in Lander, Wyoming.Mavens are Japanese
I knew they are Japanese glass, but based out of Lander is what I meant. If I'm not mistaken GPO is built in Japan and "inspected" in Germany, and they claim "German Precision Optics" - Whole different level of shady if you ask me. I have been happy with the Mavens, especially compared to the price range of other Japanese glass. (Vortex Razor UHD especially) I know the GPO's are are in the ballpark price wise, just not a fan of their claim to fame.There are German companies (Kahles, GPO, and a few others) that do the same bullshit.
Often all it takes is to put something simple on the product to call it American.