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Looking for some input on the following binos:

Zeiss Terra HD
Leupold BX-4 HD
Meopta Optika HD

Anyone who has experience with these or has compared them, please chime in. Or, if you have another $550 or less suggestions, feel free to throw it out there. I recently sold my Burris Signature HDs and I’m looking to replace them. Thanks in advance!

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I sure would like a pair of GPO passion’s

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This is a great site for a detailed review of bino performance and has a huge library of reviews.

https://www.allbinos.com/

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Originally Posted by cooperfan
I sure would like a pair of GPO passion’s

We have a great inventory of both new and open box demo's


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Originally Posted by gr8fuldoug
Originally Posted by cooperfan
I sure would like a pair of GPO passion’s

We have a great inventory of both new and open box demo's

Doug what is the difference between the passion ED 10x42 for $600 and passion HD 10x42 for $1000+? I see the latter seems to be bigger in physical size, but just curious what causes the big price difference. Thanks!

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Originally Posted by shelton573
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Originally Posted by cooperfan
I sure would like a pair of GPO passion’s

We have a great inventory of both new and open box demo's

Doug what is the difference between the passion ED 10x42 for $600 and passion HD 10x42 for $1000+? I see the latter seems to be bigger in physical size, but just curious what causes the big price difference. Thanks!

What Passion HD is $600?


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Originally Posted by gr8fuldoug
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I sure would like a pair of GPO passion’s

We have a great inventory of both new and open box demo's

Doug what is the difference between the passion ED 10x42 for $600 and passion HD 10x42 for $1000+? I see the latter seems to be bigger in physical size, but just curious what causes the big price difference. Thanks!

What Passion HD is $600?

I typed it incorrectly and edited it. I meant to put ED on the $600 one. Just trying to figure out the difference.

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shelton- am curious. Are you expecting those original three you mention to be superior to the Burris you sold?


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shelton- am curious. Are you expecting those original three you mention to be superior to the Burris you sold?

Not sure, just curious what people think about them. For some reason the Burris binoculars seemed to have a fish eye effect no matter how I adjusted them. The guy I sold them to loved them. I just never cared for em. When I’d compare them to my diamondback binos, they weren’t visually visually any better to me. That’s to my eyes, I’m not saying one is better or worse for anyone else.

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Originally Posted by shelton573
Originally Posted by gr8fuldoug
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Originally Posted by gr8fuldoug
Originally Posted by cooperfan
I sure would like a pair of GPO passion’s

We have a great inventory of both new and open box demo's

Doug what is the difference between the passion ED 10x42 for $600 and passion HD 10x42 for $1000+? I see the latter seems to be bigger in physical size, but just curious what causes the big price difference. Thanks!

What Passion HD is $600?

I typed it incorrectly and edited it. I meant to put ED on the $600 one. Just trying to figure out the difference.

The Passion ED is a good quality binocular, think a Meopta Meopro. COO - China

The Passion HD is a great quality binocular, think Meopta Meostar. COO- Japan


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I’ve seen some Zeiss Conquest 10x42 sell just recently on the rockslide forum for around $600 which is a crazy low price.

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I got these and they were brighter and sharper than the Vortex Razor 10x42.


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After many years of hunting with 8 and 9x23 Nikon pocket binos, including all of my Dall and Bighorn sheep hunting, I finally bought a pair of 10x42 Nikon Monarchs and I am 100% satisfied with their clarity and sharpness.


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I ended up talking to Doug and went with a the GPO passion ED. Should be here tomorrow. Thanks for all the replies

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Hard to go wrong dealing with Doug IMO...


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I'd put the Athlon Midas binoculars in the same range as the BX-4 and Optikas or close to them. They are a phenomenal deal. I've never used the Terras.

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Originally Posted by shelton573
I ended up talking to Doug and went with a the GPO passion ED. Should be here tomorrow. Thanks for all the replies


I have the GPO 10x50 RF Rangeguide binoculars. I think you will be happy with your GPO's.

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Originally Posted by nimrodtracy
I got these and they were brighter and sharper than the Vortex Razor 10x42.


https://www.amazon.com/Celestron-Tr...etw=g&hvqmt=e&hvrand=15&th=1


I just got those as well and have been extremely pleased with the view. For $260 on amazon its a no brainer if one is looking for a 10x42 format for small $. Punches way about that price point IMO.


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update- been using them more this spring in nice weather. Lots of looking into trees with clear blue sky backlighting and also into darker wooded areas birding.

VERY pleased, a great deal for sub300. If anyone is shopping for a solid 10x on short money these are impressive imo


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Quit giving in inch by inch then looking back to lament the mile behind ya and wonder how to preserve those few feet left in front of ya. They'll never stop until they're stopped. That's a fact.
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