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Old 18-09-09, 08:35 AM
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Are you looking to buy a pair of Bushnell Birding Binoculars and want to know more about them? Ask you question here.

Do you own a pair of Bushnell Binoculars? If so why not post a review.
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Old 22-09-09, 07:30 PM
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Saw these on offer at Jessops.Anyone know if they are are good ? Bushnell 12 x 42 AW Binoculars

I have a pair of Bushnells already but these are 10x32 and not too clever in overcast conditions.

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I'm not overly keen on anything over 10x magnification due to increased shake due to higher magnification, for general bird watching I would go for a pair of 8x42's which will give good light gathering qualities. In saying that I don't have personal experience with these binoculars so wouldn't like to do them an injustice by saying too much against them. I always feel where possible it's best to try before you buy

Hope this is of some help

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We.ve got 3 pairs of Bushnell binoculars, 2 pairs of their 'Birding' series 8 x 42 which we are very pleased with, and a pair of 10 x 42 to keep in the car.
The 10 x 42 are marginal for me as they are too susceptible to shaking, though the optics are very good. I think I would find 12 x 42 unusable with my shakey hands.
Would dearly like some image stabilised bins, but they are out of my price range I'm afraid!
My new camera has image stabilised lenses and I can't believe the difference it has made.
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Old 24-09-09, 07:22 PM
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Thanx for the answers. I think that I should get 8x42 at some point.
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I'm not overly keen on anything over 10x magnification due to increased shake due to higher magnification.
How about the Canon Image Stabilising Binoculars? Do they get over this issue?
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Old 16-10-09, 06:59 PM
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I've finally bought a pair of H2O 10x42. Not too expensive and better than my previous ones. Much more robust feeling and image quality is good enough for now.
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I have just purchased a pair of Bushell 12 x 42 for 54.00 at Jessops they were on offer at 59.00 but they were the last ones in the shop so managed to get another 5.00 knocked off for shop spoiled (no marks on the glass or body) will be trying them out at Sandwell Valley RSPB this thursday 14/06/2012 if anyone wants to meet up for a day of birding I will be at the reserve from 7.45am
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