Posts belonging to Category 'Buyers Guides'

Avoid These Biggest Mistakes Newbies Make When Choosing Binoculars

Over the many years that I have now been involved with optics and in particular binoculars, I have learnt a great deal and perhaps it has got to the point where I take a lot of “what I know” for granted, especially the basics and assume that these are obvious and that everyone knows them […]

Christmas Shopping Guide 2016: Binoculars, Spotting Scopes & Accessories

Buyers Guides: Binoculars for Christmas 2016 It is always a slight dilemma for me as to when I should put up my Christmas buyers guide as not only am I notoriously a last minute Xmas shopper, but I have always been the one to complain that everything to do with Christmas, especially the advertising keeps […]

Best Low Cost Binoculars for Xmas

Part 1: Best Cheap Binoculars for Xmas 2016 In this first part of my Binoculars for Christmas series, I am focusing on the cheaper end of the market, including low cost optics, covering a price range of between $60 in the US or £60 in the UK up to a maximum of $150 / £150 […]

Best Mid Range Binoculars for Christmas

Part 2: Best Mid Range Binoculars for Xmas 2016 This is the second part in my series of buyers guides to the Best Binoculars for Christmas, here I am focusing on what is probably the largest and most competitive class: Mid Range binoculars covering prices from $150 in the US or £150 in the UK […]

Best Mid-High End Binoculars for Xmas

Part 3: Best Mid-High Range Binoculars for Xmas 2016 Here in part three of my Xmas buyers guides, I take a look at what I feel are the best deals on the best Mid-High End binoculars for Christmas ($300 – $500 in the US or £300 – £500 in the UK) that I have tested […]

Cheap Binoculars – Is a Roof or Porro Prism Best?

I received an excellent question form someone looking to get a pair of low cost or cheap binoculars and they were wondering as to if they should get a pair of porro or roof prisms: Question: I am now retired and my wife and I travel a bit in our state of Wisconsin, USA mainly […]

20 Most Popular Binoculars Amongst BBR Readers

As part of my general website analysis and as a great way for me to keep abreast of any trends within the industry, every once in a while I take a close look as to which are the highest selling and therefor the most popular binoculars with BBR readers. Whilst carrying out this research this […]

Choosing Binoculars for Different Uses

Below is question that I received about the best binoculars for different uses, I thought my answer may be useful to others and so have posted it: Question: OK, I hunt. I watch birds. I go to football games. About the only thing I would anticipate NOT using Binoculars for is a safari. I am […]

Best Hunting Binoculars Under $600 / £ / €

The quiestion I recently recieved here at BBR is from someone who has already clearly done loads of research and is looking to shorten down their short list of the best binoculars for hunting to make the final decision: Question: I’ve got a budget at about €600 for buying a pair of binoculars that I […]

Best Premium Binoculars for Xmas

Part 4: The Very Best Premium Binoculars for Xmas In the final part of my Xmas buyers guides, we are looking at some of the very best, premium grade binoculars on the market that cost over $500 / £500. When you are looking at this end of the market, you are pretty much guaranteed to […]