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Live Hunt: Backcountry Optics

Live Hunt: Backcountry Optics

Live Hunt host, Aron Snyder, reviews some of the best glass and spotting gear on the market.
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from weiqu123 wrote 3 years 1 week ago

to the cancellationAt 14:00 on the 10th, armed police officers arrived

Yingjiang squadron Yingjiang Yu Kam company building collapsed under the debris to rescue them"Q: What would happen in a government shutdown?A: Based on

previous shutdowns,

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from Aron Snyder wrote 3 years 6 weeks ago

I have gotten a few E mails about the Outdoorsman tripod system, so I will answer them on the blog.

It will be great if you guys will post all your questions on here as well so everyone can learn from them.

The trigger head on the Outdoorsman is interchangeable with any tripod and the quick detach blocks can be bought individually as well. At this point i have a block attached to my camera, bin's and spotter, but when I bring the higher power bino's, I will attach the 15's to the block and put the 10's around my neck. We will have a video up soon about this subject.

Thanks for all the questions and comments!

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from Aron Snyder wrote 3 years 6 weeks ago

If you take a look at my scouting gallery, it should give you a good idea of the type of different situations that I use my optics in.

It will all come down to personal preference in the end.

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from Aron Snyder wrote 3 years 6 weeks ago

I never use less then a 10 power binoculars, but that has a lot to do with how and where I hunt. I spend a lot of time behind my optics and when I'm glassing large basins above tree line I really like the extra magnification of the 10's and 12's.

When glassing in dark timber and "sneak hunting", 8 powers are very handy! They don't weigh as much and you are not really needing the extra magnification like you do when glassing basins and valleys.

I actually pack 15 powers when I know that I will be behind the bino's and spotter all day, but I will attach the 15's to a tripod and swap back and forth between the spotter and 15's.

I do know a lot of hunters that prefer 8's, but for me it's gotta be 10x or more.

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from Smitty wrote 3 years 6 weeks ago

Aron--

Do you have a preference for 8X or 10X binoculars for general glassing? Personally, I like 8X's because they're a lot easier to glass with in windy conditions when the image in higher power models can be jumping all over the place. What's your preference?

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from Aron Snyder wrote 3 years 6 weeks ago

Yep, the Outdoorsman is a great add to my backcountry arsenal!

The Zeiss RF's and Dialyt are something to take a look at as well. The range finder on the Zeiss is second to none.

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from Zaudke wrote 3 years 6 weeks ago

I agree, without good optics you end up with a massive migraine. The outdoorsman tripod looks rock solid. I love the locking positions that allow you to set up on un-even terrain. Good read.

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from Aron Snyder wrote 3 years 6 weeks ago

Yep, the Outdoorsman is a great add to my backcountry arsenal!

The Zeiss RF's and Dialyt are something to take a look at as well. The range finder on the Zeiss is second to none.

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from Aron Snyder wrote 3 years 6 weeks ago

If you take a look at my scouting gallery, it should give you a good idea of the type of different situations that I use my optics in.

It will all come down to personal preference in the end.

+1 Good Comment? | | Report
from Zaudke wrote 3 years 6 weeks ago

I agree, without good optics you end up with a massive migraine. The outdoorsman tripod looks rock solid. I love the locking positions that allow you to set up on un-even terrain. Good read.

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from Smitty wrote 3 years 6 weeks ago

Aron--

Do you have a preference for 8X or 10X binoculars for general glassing? Personally, I like 8X's because they're a lot easier to glass with in windy conditions when the image in higher power models can be jumping all over the place. What's your preference?

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from Aron Snyder wrote 3 years 6 weeks ago

I never use less then a 10 power binoculars, but that has a lot to do with how and where I hunt. I spend a lot of time behind my optics and when I'm glassing large basins above tree line I really like the extra magnification of the 10's and 12's.

When glassing in dark timber and "sneak hunting", 8 powers are very handy! They don't weigh as much and you are not really needing the extra magnification like you do when glassing basins and valleys.

I actually pack 15 powers when I know that I will be behind the bino's and spotter all day, but I will attach the 15's to a tripod and swap back and forth between the spotter and 15's.

I do know a lot of hunters that prefer 8's, but for me it's gotta be 10x or more.

-1 Good Comment? | | Report
from Aron Snyder wrote 3 years 6 weeks ago

I have gotten a few E mails about the Outdoorsman tripod system, so I will answer them on the blog.

It will be great if you guys will post all your questions on here as well so everyone can learn from them.

The trigger head on the Outdoorsman is interchangeable with any tripod and the quick detach blocks can be bought individually as well. At this point i have a block attached to my camera, bin's and spotter, but when I bring the higher power bino's, I will attach the 15's to the block and put the 10's around my neck. We will have a video up soon about this subject.

Thanks for all the questions and comments!

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from weiqu123 wrote 3 years 1 week ago

to the cancellationAt 14:00 on the 10th, armed police officers arrived

Yingjiang squadron Yingjiang Yu Kam company building collapsed under the debris to rescue them"Q: What would happen in a government shutdown?A: Based on

previous shutdowns,

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