Another entry-level optic, this extremely compact, 21-ounce spotter features an aluminum-alloy chassis and a 45-degree angled eyepiece that houses both the focus and magnification controls. Vesta is a new line by Vanguard that’s being marketed to beginner hunters and birders. This scope ships with a tabletop tripod and carry bag. Testers gave it high marks for value but lower marks for durability, image quality, and construction, and they questioned its field-worthiness. “Like the light weight, but feels plasticky,” wrote one.