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Celestron 71404 TrailSeeker 8x42mm Roof Binoculars with Dielectric-Coated Lens, BaK-4 Prism Glass, Lightweight Magnesium Alloy Body and Soft Carry Case, Black

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It is modern and classy without being too futuristic and I feel makes the binocular look far more expensive than it actually is which is always a good thing.

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It's then possible to attach the small straps on either side of the TrailSeeker 8x42 to a clip on each side of the harness. The Celestron TrailSeeker 8x42 is a good choice for anyone wanting to go stargazing, but they’re particularly well suited to anyone wanting to travel to dark skies. The same rubber-armour coating is available to offer fantastic protection and prevent any water damage.However, as I had not tested a binocular from Celestron in quite a while and because of the extremely generous support that I receive from Racheal and others like her through Patreon, I decided to go one step further and contact Celestron on her behalf to see if I could arrange to have a pair sent out to me to test. This is good to see as this is an area on a binocular that often gets damaged when dropped, but to save costs many instruments will have plastic housings, which are cheaper to make, but nowhere near as impact resistant.

Celestron TrailSeeker ED 8x42 Binoculars Review Celestron TrailSeeker ED 8x42 Binoculars Review

The manufacturer-stated field of view of 426 feet at 1000 yards is one of the best in its class, however, in testing conditions we recorded a measurement of 373 feet. The use of roof prisms generally means a more streamlined design and ultimately a more durable product that’s compact and lightweight.The function of the twist-up mechanism is very good as it lacks any free play, or looseness that I often find. Firstly because you are seeing a "bigger picture" it makes it much easier to quickly locate what you want to observe, which if it is small (like a bird) really helps.

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