Monthly archives: May, 2014

Rapid Release Binocular Tripod Adapter Review

As a life long mule deer hunter and a guy who loves to spend days with my eyes buried in my binos; I’m a little embarrassed how long it took me to realized the benefits of putting my binos on a tripod.  I always assumed resting my elbows on my knees offered a stable enough view for…



Best of the Best 65mm Spotting Scope Review

Best of the Best 65mm Spotting Scope Review- by Jason Wright

If you’ve ever hunted mule deer out west, you understand the importance of a quality spotting scope.  A quality spotter can save you miles of hiking and literally change the way you hunt.  But none of that matters if you leave the scope at the…



Zeiss Diascope 15-56x65mm Spotting Scope Review

Zeiss Diascope 65 FL

 

After scouring the internet for a decent review of the Diascope 65 and finding nothing, we were excited to get out and put it to the test.  There are 3 eyepiece options: 15-45x, 15-56x, and a fixed 30x.  We chose the 15-56x because it offered the best zoom range and…



Leica APO-Televid 65 mm Spotting Scope


Leica APO-Televid 65

Leica is known for having some of the best optics in the business but for the most part they aren’t heavily marketed to hunters like some of the other major brands.  Swaro is definitely the leader (at least from a marketing perspective among hunters) so we were excited to put…



Swarovski ATX 25-60x65mm Spotting Scope review

Swarovski ATX 25-60x 65

The new Swarovski ATX modular system is a revolutionary new idea in spotting scopes.  This system integrates the eyepiece and prism into one unit and then offers 3 objective sizes of 65, 85, and 95mm.  This allows you to buy different objective lenses for different applications, whether for lightweight backpacking with…



Vortex Razor HD 65mm Spotting Scope Review

Vortex Razor HD 65

After the huge success of the 85mm Razor HD, Vortex came out with the smaller Vortex Razor HD 65mm in 2013 as well as a 50mm version. The 65mm is a great lightweight alternative for those looking to cut weight without sacrificing too much in optical performance. The Razor…