Posts belonging to Category 'By Use'

Help Choosing Large Binoculars for Astronomy

This week’s question comes from Rich, a new BBR Patreon supporter who has always been interested in astronomy and wants to get some binoculars for astronomy and deep-space observation in particular. Please note that I have slightly paraphrased the question as the letters were very long, but have kept what is relevant: Question My name is Rich […]


Binoculars for Hunting & Target Shooting in Low Light

This question comes from Brian, a long-time BBR Patreon supporter looking for improved performance at dusk from their current Vortex Diamondback 10x42 binoculars: Question Hello, I just realized I’ve been subscribed to BBR for a long time but never got around to sending a message. I have a set of Vortex Diamondback 10x42s, but I […]


Small Binoculars & Spotting Scope for Hiking, Backpacking & Bikepacking

Why I chose this particular Compact Binocular & Spotting Scope combination for Backpacking & Bikepacking trips. Also includes alternatives & other advice: Summer is almost upon us here in the Northern hemisphere and due to the ongoing travel restrictions due to the virus, this year we have decided to holiday nearer to home and stay […]


Best 10x Binoculars for Birding & Safaris under 1000 $/£/€

This BBR Patreon supporter question comes from Myriam who is looking to upgrade on her exiting binoculars to get a high-end set to give her better quality and more detailed views of birds as well as all the wildlife whilst on safari in Africa. I have added her question and my reply as a blog post […]


Best Laser Rangefinder Binoculars under $1500 (£/€)

Warren who recently become a BBR Patreon supporter (thanks very much!), is a Canadian based in texas and hunts in both the US and Canada across a substantial range of terrain from the dry southwest to the forests of Newfoundland. On top of this, he is also in the planning phase for a hunting safari […]


Binocular Astronomy: What you can see with 7x50 Binoculars

15x70, 20x80, and even 25x100 binoculars: No doubt, it is certainly exciting using a pair of large, very high powered binoculars for astronomy and indeed you could take it even take it further with a telescope using magnifications of more than 100x permitting you to go ever deeper into space as well as delivering more […]


Best 10x30 Binoculars for Hiking in the Alps

The following BinoWizard question comes from someone looking to get themselves a good quality binocular for hiking in the mountains: Hi Jason, thanks for the awesome work you are doing with your binocular reviews. I am on a look for a pair myself, and I am in a bit of doubt. I want something lightweight, […]


The Best Binoculars for Kayaking & Canoeing

BBR Video Version: Choosing Binoculars for Kayaking & Canoeing Binoculars are for me an essential piece of equipment needed on just about any Kayaking & Canoeing trip and so in this guide, I go through all the features that make for a good or even the best pair of Canoeing / Kayaking Binoculars as well […]


Best Hiking Binoculars under 100?

Why I bought the Vortex Vanquish 10x26 Binoculars: In this article and in the video below, I reveal my thoughts and reasons as to why I chose to buy the Vortex Vanquish 10x26 binoculars for my camping trip and why I think they are one of the best hiking binoculars if your budget is under […]


Best Bug Out Bag Binoculars

Video Version of this Article on the Best Bug Out Bag Binoculars for Survival & Preppers Survival & Prepping Binoculars: Best Binoculars for Bug Out Bags Next in my series on Prepper & Survival Binoculars, in this article, I explore what makes the Best Binoculars for Bug Out Bags, why you need them and why […]