Hunting the West involves locating your animal by burning boot rubber and using great optics. Glassing is one of the key components to successfully locating game. I am priveledged to announce I am teaming up with MINOX Sport Optics by joing the MINOX Adventure Team. I am in excellent company with other team members like Mark at Sole Adventure, Dustin at High Country Bowhunter, and Randall at HuntersFix.com.
I recently purchased a pair of MINOX BV 10x42 Binoculars. I had the pair delivered and received excellent service from the company.
The binoculars have a 6.5 degree field of view and a close focus of just over a metre. With the 10x42 specification this is excellent for bird watching and butterflies. The image, even on dull days, is bright and the colour is very natural. There is some very occasional chromatic aberration but I can live with that! They are waterproof in line with most quality brands today.
After more than 50 days at sea in the heart of the Arctic, we were able to cross the Northwest Passage. My family and I had already crossed it from the west to the east. This time we were crossing it from the east to the west, as Roald Amundsen did 50 years ago. During the expedition, we discovered several species of lichens. Some of them were older than 1,000 years.
Minox upgraded the lineup of its high level binoculars. Right now the series HG (High Grade) comprises of six models. The main innovation is in the field of view (FOV), which is now 15% larger than in the previous models.
Searching for compact binoculars, I made multiple trips to three different sporting goods stores and tried out nine different models from seven different companies. Taking into account size and portability, optics, build quality, and price, MINOX was the clear winner! Mr. Alan H. is also the finest customer service rep I have ever dealt with!