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Tract 12.5x50 #15661976 01/15/21
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I gotta say the hype is real. For 640 bucks I cant see how you could get a better binocular. I really wanted the 10x50's but didn't want to wait so opted for the 12's.

I think my next purchase wi be their spotter.

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Re: Tract 12.5x50 [Re: Jackson_Handy] #15662695 01/16/21
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I spent a lot of time with the Tract Toric binocular last fall and was very impressed

have zero intrest in their spotter as it only comes angled

Re: Tract 12.5x50 [Re: Jackson_Handy] #15663164 01/16/21
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I have been very impressed also. Have the 12.5's which replaced my Swaro 15x SLC's and also the 8x which compare very favorably to my Zeiss Classics.


I am continually astounded at how quickly people make up their minds on little evidence or none at all.
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Re: Tract 12.5x50 [Re: Blacktailer] #15663245 01/16/21
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Originally Posted by Blacktailer
I have been very impressed also. Have the 12.5's which replaced my Swaro 15x SLC's and also the 8x which compare very favorably to my Zeiss Classics.

I’d try a 15x bino and a 50mm straight spotter, if they ever offer them.

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I love my TractToric 12.5X50's



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Re: Tract 12.5x50 [Re: Jordan Smith] #15664095 01/16/21
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Originally Posted by Jordan Smith

I’d try a 15x bino and a 50mm straight spotter, if they ever offer them.


This^^^ × 10

Right along with a 6x scope

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Re: Tract 12.5x50 [Re: Jackson_Handy] #15664465 01/16/21
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I have the 10x42 and made my monarch 7s look like entry level. Love my tracts


All of them do something better than the 30-06, but none of them do everything as well.
Re: Tract 12.5x50 [Re: Jackson_Handy] #15664521 01/16/21
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I’ve got the 8, 10 and 12.5. Impressed with all. Compared to tier 1 glass, the lower power Tracts perform better because of light gathering. All of the Tracts are the best buy I’ve ever found. IMO, you’ve got to spend 2.5x the money to better them. My 10s and 12.5 were on sale/or were demos which is how I rationalized the expenditures....:)

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Originally Posted by boatanchor
I spent a lot of time with the Tract Toric binocular last fall and was very impressed

have zero intrest in their spotter as it only comes angled


Yeah, IMO angled is awesome on the bench or firing line (High power) but sucks balls in the field hunting.

Re: Tract 12.5x50 [Re: Jackson_Handy] #15664965 01/16/21
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I own both angled and straight spotting scopes. They both have their place. On a windy ridge where you’re trying to stay low, I’d pick the angled every time. For a window mount, a straight every time. For many things they both work well enough. Using the aiming window, aligning the lens becomes second nature after using a while. Just my .02.

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Originally Posted by elkaddict
I own both angled and straight spotting scopes. They both have their place. On a windy ridge where you’re trying to stay low, I’d pick the angled every time. For a window mount, a straight every time. For many things they both work well enough. Using the aiming window, aligning the lens becomes second nature after using a while. Just my .02.


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Re: Tract 12.5x50 [Re: Jackson_Handy] #15704344 01/25/21
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Well I can say now that these binoculars are the real deal. Just got done with an aoudad hunt and they were great. I spotted every aoudad first out of the three of us. They were great.


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