New Vanguard Endeavor ED II Binoculars Announced

About Vanguard With headquarters located in Guangdong, China, Vanguard is a fairly new player as they were founded in 1986 but are already a truly global corporation with main outlets located in Whitmore Lake, Michigan USA, Luxembourg, Europe and Tokyo, Japan. Vanguard are known for producing good quality products at exceptional value for money. More […]


Compact Vanguard Orros Binoculars

Before testing and then writing my review on the Vanguard Orros 10x25 binoculars, as research and in preparation, I wrote this overview of the Vanguard Orros binoculars, taking a close look at their features and specifications, just to see what we can deduce: Vanguard Orros Binoculars In this post I will be concentrating on the […]


Discount + Rebate on Vanguard ED Binoculars at Eagle Optics

Eagle Optics (EO) are offering an additional 20% discount on any Vanguard Endeavor ED or 42mm Spirit ED binocular purchased from them. I say additional because this is on-top of the already excellent $50 mail-in rebate that you get from Vanguard! You can read more about the $50 Rebate on Vanguard ED Binoculars here. Best […]


Which Binoculars?

Advice on how to choose between binoculars I received an email today from someone who is having some difficulty in deciding which binocular to get. They have narrowed their shortlist down to two pairs which is great, but still wanted some advice from me as to which one between the two they should go for: […]


£40 Cashback on Vanguard Binoculars

I tend to find and see far more rebates and cashback offers in the US, than when compared to the UK (especially where binoculars are concerned), so it is always great to see a manufacturer offering an incentive to buy their binoculars in the UK. A short while back I wrote about the US offer […]


8x42 vs 8.5x45 Binoculars

The generally “accepted standard” and probably the most commonly made and sold configuration of all full sized binoculars is 8X42 – that is binoculars with an 8x magnification and with 42mm diameter objective lenses. There are many good reasons for this, but is this set-up right for everyone or would something a little different be […]


Best Value, Best-selling 10x42’s on Amazon

A few weeks ago I wrote an article about the Best-selling Binoculars on Amazon.com (USA) and basically came to the conclusion that the the majority of people buying binoculars from Amazon in the US are choosing very cheap pairs (under $150) with fairly high magnifications. Across the Pond If you take a look at the […]


New: Vanguard Spirit XF Binoculars

Vanguard Spirit XF Binoculars Based on Vanguard’s top of the range Endeavor ED Binoculars, the Spirit XF binoculars have a number of the Endeavor’s features and a few of their components and coatings, but all at a budget-friendly price. The Body What is instantly noticeable about the Spirit XF is their distinctive open-bridge design, which […]


Vanguard 8x42 Spirit ED Binoculars on Safari

I recently wrote about me taking a pair of Luna Optics Night vision binoculars with me on safari that worked incredibly well. But as well as these, I also obviously took a pair of “standard day-time” binoculars with on that trip as well. My usual choice and my general advice for a good pair of […]


Bird Photo Contest: Win Vanguard Endeavor ED’s

If like me, you enjoy taking photos of birds as well as looking at them through your binoculars, then here is your chance to get a little recognition for all your “hard” work, as well as getting the chance win a pair of top of the range Vanguard Binoculars. The Bird Photo Competition WeLoveBirds.org is […]