Welcome to the Optics Oasis

It won’t happen until April of 2025, but at that time the Optics Oasis will cease to exist at this location.
I have moved almost all of it to this new site:


Feel free to go there now to see what it looks like.

The Best Spotting Scope under $X

There are a lot of spotting scopes in the market. I mean, a lot! So, to find the best spotting scope under X amount of dollars takes a lot of time and effort. This review should…

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The Best 8×42 Binoculars for Every Price Range

Binoculars of the 8×42 size could arguably be considered the standard size for this optical instrument. The best 8×42 binoculars, therefore, are also arguably the most sought-after binos of all. Yes, you could just as easily…

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Vortex Binoculars – A Wide Range of Choices

I wrote about Vortex binoculars once before, but the Diamondback model discussed in that article really isn’t the same as the one for sale these days. In fact, that’s how several Vortex binoculars models have changed…

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