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Spotting Scope Review

Updated on August 29, 2013

Great for Hunters and Bird Watchers, AND for Exploring Great Views!

This lens is here to help you find your perfect spotting scope, no matter what your budget or needs.

There are so many types for all different purposes, so below we give an insight into the most popular models including technical details, user reviews, videos, and other interesting tidbits!

Enjoy your stay and we hope you find your ideal optics.

By Guest Writer, Eli Tollefson

Image Credit: USFWS Headquarters at Flickr.com under a Creative Commons Licence

VIDEO: Great for Hunters and Bird Watchers, AND for Exploring Great Views! - When you want something that is definitely more powerful than binoculars...

BARSKA Blackhawk 20-60x60 Waterproof Straight Spotting Scope w/ Tripod, Soft Carry Case & Premium Hard Case
BARSKA Blackhawk 20-60x60 Waterproof Straight Spotting Scope w/ Tripod, Soft Carry Case & Premium Hard Case

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"Excellent optics for the price...

"This scope is worth every penny, I was very concerned buying a "cheaper" spotting scope but after...." Continue Reading the Reviews

 

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ALPEN 20-60x60 w/45 deg eyepiece Waterproof Fogproof Spotting Scope
ALPEN 20-60x60 w/45 deg eyepiece Waterproof Fogproof Spotting Scope

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"Great scope for the money...

"I purchased this scope to use to see the targets at a rifle match. I am in the Marine Corps and the scopes that were provided were old and often cloudy. The Alpen scope was crystal clear and it was the envy of the other competitors..." Continue Reading the Reviews

 

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Celestron 52252 100mm Ultima Zoom Spotting Scope
Celestron 52252 100mm Ultima Zoom Spotting Scope

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"Excellent scope, especially for the price...

"We have used this scope so far to spy on birds, and to take looks at the moon. It feels very...." Continue Reading the Reviews

 

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BARSKA 20-60x60 Waterproof Straight Spotting Scope with Tripod
BARSKA 20-60x60 Waterproof Straight Spotting Scope with Tripod

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"Good value...

"Bought this during an amazon lightning deal for $60. For that price, it's better than you should...." Continue Reading the Reviews

 

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BARSKA Colorado Waterproof Spotting Scope
BARSKA Colorado Waterproof Spotting Scope

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"Way Beyond my Expectations...

"I have found this Scope to be in a class by itself. I really had few anticipations about it being...." Continue Reading the Reviews

 

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BARSKA Blackhawk 20-60x60 Angled Spotting Scope with Tripod, Soft Carrying Case And Premium Hard Case
BARSKA Blackhawk 20-60x60 Angled Spotting Scope with Tripod, Soft Carrying Case And Premium Hard Case

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"Seeing Clearly...

"Great product at a great price! I was looking for something for range use for pistols as well as...." Continue Reading the Reviews

 

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Celestron 52229 60mm Refractor Zoom Spotting Scope
Celestron 52229 60mm Refractor Zoom Spotting Scope

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"Best spent money...

"I recently purchased this spotting scope. The first I was skeptic when I did see that $45.00 low price. But...." Continue Reading the Reviews

 

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ALPEN 20x50 Compact Waterproof Fogproof Spotting Scope
ALPEN 20x50 Compact Waterproof Fogproof Spotting Scope

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"A very good compact monocular..."

"Alpen 20x50 Waterproof Mini-Spotting Scope is a very good compact and very affordable...." Continue Reading the Reviews

 

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NOTE about Reviews on this Page:

The quotes above are from real users and owners of the product in question. These reviews were originally posted on Amazon.com where they can be viewed by clicking the blue underlined link accompanying each product.

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      jmchaconne 3 years ago

      It's on my wish list for bird watching at the sea. Nice lens!