Spotting Scopes 101: Magnification and Objective Lenses – What do the numbers mean?

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Do the numbers in spotting scopes hunt and scare you? It may look like doing math all over again but trust me, it’s easier than you think! The numbers talk about the magnification power of the spotting scopes and the size of the objective lens. Let’s take this slowly, shall we? There are always two […]

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Spotting Scope VS. Telescope: What to Use?


If you want to view objects on land, get a spotting scope. Spotting scopes give a more detailed, brighter image. They’re even perfect for birdwatching and are more portable because they’re like small telescopes you can fit in a bag. If you’re always on the move, it’s wiser to get yourself a spotting scope than […]

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Spotting Scope VS. Binoculars: What to Use?

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Confused? Don’t worry, we got you covered. Spotting scopes are like mini telescopes you can bring around with you. Compared to binoculars, they have larger apertures and therefore give a brighter and sharper image in a low light situation. They are for viewing faraway animals and are helpful when you want to go glassing during […]

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When Is The Best Season To Go Birdwatching?


You just got yourself a spotting scope as a Christmas present, and you’re excited to finally go out and use it, but it’s all snowy outside, and for you, it may seem like you have to wait til summer before you can start birding. But that’s not the case. There is never a bad time […]

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5 Tips To Become A Spotting Scope Master


More and more people get their hands on spotting scopes, and it’s a lovely trend. It’s a fantastic piece of equipment that can be used for birding, hunting, landscape viewing and so much more. But as always there’s a learning curve. In this blog post, we’re going to give you 5 tips on how to […]

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