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Wide angle, long eye relief binos for under $200???


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Does anyone know of a good pair of 8x42 or 10x50 binoculars with a wide field of view (at least 65 degrees) and long eye relief (at least 18mm of USABLE eye relief) for astigmatic eyes?  I've been using 8x42 Meade Safari Pro porro prism binos for over 20 years that fit this description, but I have had no luck finding a modern replacement for under $200.  I'm aware there is a Nikon WX line for over $6000, but that's a bit ridiculous for what I need.  I don't care if there is some edge degradation or false color at the edges since I tend to look only in the center.  I'm also good with porro prisms.  Weight is not a concern.  I was able to snag a NOS pair of 8x42 Meade Safari Pros for about $75 recently.  The focus action is a bit loose, but otherwise it's in great condition.

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I recently bought as a present for a helpful neighbour a pair of Nikon Prostaff 3s 8x42. I specifically chose them for their wide FoV and when I tried them out I could use them easily: I require long eye relief and use specs when using them. I’m used to Leicas, having 3 pairs, and these were not disappointing at all in comparison.

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