Posts belonging to Category 'Questions Answered'

Long-Range Binoculars for Viewing Ships with Monovision

The following question comes from Anita, a BBR Patreon who is looking to get the best binoculars to view ships with. They need to be high-powered long-range binoculars and as she has monovision there is an additional element/complication to keep in mind. I have added our exchange here on the BBR website as I feel […]

Binoculars for Watching Golf  – Advice & Recommendations

In this article, the advice and recommendations on choosing binoculars for watching golf come from the response to a question that I received from a patron supporter. I have included it here on the BBR website as I thought that it may be of use to others: Question: Firstly may I say that I think […]

Colour Fringing on Hawke Binoculars

Hi Jason, I have been using your website while looking for a new pair of binoculars, and of course, I noticed the section about the Patreon offer to help with finding a pair of binoculars. Now I am unsure how much background I should give – so hopefully what I say will explain what I am […]

Old vs New: Vortex Viper HD 8x42 binoculars (sku VPR-4208-HD) versus current model (SKU V200)

Bonjour from Paris, I just subscribed to your Patreon page. Hopefully, you will be able to help me with this question: I decided to buy binoculars to use for hiking and bird watching. After reviewing a lot of information on your website and a lot of others, I decided to buy on Amazon the Vortex Viper HD […]

Vortex Diamondback HD 10x42 vs Athlon Midas G2 10x42 Binoculars

Below is a quick response to this question I received in the comments section of a video on the BBR Youtube Channel: Question: Vortex Diamondback HD 10x42 or Athlon Midas G2 10x42 Binoculars? Both the Vortex Diamondback HD 10x42 and Athlon Midas G2 are popular binocular models known for their optical performance and value for […]

Are GPO and GECO the same binoculars?

This interesting question was sent to me yesterday: I’m looking at buying some Geco 10x32 with ED glass. I have been told they are just a rebranded GPO from the seller in New Zealand. Do you know if this is true? I have searched heaps all over the internet and can’t find anything. Thanks, Dusty […]

Binoculars for Birding & Hiking in the Mountains

Question Thank you for all of the content that you put out. It has been very helpful to me in learning more about binoculars, how they work, and what I should be looking for. With that being said, I don’t have access to the right stores or the time to test out various binoculars, and […]

GPO vs Maven vs Zeiss vs Leica Binoculars for wildlife viewing

I want to thank you for the incredible amount of time and information you provide on YouTube and your website, it has helped me immensely already in narrowing down my choices. Question I am researching in order to purchase my first pair of binoculars. I am a member of a discount site for first responders […]

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, […]

Best 10x50 Binoculars for Astronomy

I recently received this BinoWizard question from a reader looking to acquire a pair of mid sized binoculars for star gazing: Question: BinoWizard – After perusing your excellent site I’d like to solicit your advice on a pair of binoculars for star gazing. Objective: In preparation to spec out and purchase a telescope for me […]