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The Binoculars Market in the 2020s

Various market analysts try to predict what the binoculars market will look like over the next several (usually 5 to 7) years. The data collected below is just a bit dated (no pun intended) as it…

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Sigweis case

Sigweis Night Vision Binoculars Review

Disclaimer: I received the binoculars and accessories pictured in the article below gratis in exchange for this review. Review of the Sigweis Night Vision Binoculars I have to start with another disclaimer, of sorts. I had…

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Pinty 4-in-1 rifle scope - Pinty combo scopes

Pinty Combo Scopes Review

Sometimes it’s nice to have options. Pinty combo scopes give shooters several options from which they can choose. The four models we’ll look at here each have a rifle scope, a reflex sight, and a laser…

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Pinty Red Green Reflex Scope

Pinty Red Green Reflex Scope Review

Disclaimers: Pinty provided the scope, pictured below, free of charge in exchange for this review. I do not own a gun of any type, so I could not test the zeroing or any other gun-related features…

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Zeiss SFL 8x40 binoculars

Zeiss SFL 8×40 Binoculars and 10×40 Binoculars

In mid-2022, Zeiss produced a lightweight version of their SmartFocus (SF) binoculars. They called them the Zeiss SFL 8×40 binoculars and the Zeiss SFL 10×40 binoculars. In case you haven’t deciphered the acronym yet, SFL stands…

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Leica 2400-R rangefinder

Leica 2400-R CRF RangeMaster Review

The Leica 2400-R RangeMaster CRF is Leica’s update of the older 1600-R (now discontinued) rangefinder. In fact, if it weren’t for the 2400 number on the casing, you might not be able to tell the difference…

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