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I believe I have settled on the Meopta Meostar 10x42 binoculars.  I am wondering how the objective lens is tethered to the binoculars.  I have seen images showing a thread attached to the body while others show a removable flap design.  The websites I have seen only describe the covered as "tethered" but provide no clue as to how they are attached.  Does anyone know what the current tether design is for the objective lens?

Tethered by string:

Flap design:
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I have the Cabelas Euro model of the Meostar.  Mine are more like your second link, except they fit around the outside of the barrel instead of the inside.

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Call SWFA I bet they could give you a for sure answer.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: July/22/2011 at 16:00
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Please refrain from posting links to competitors' websites, especially since all of the pictures you are pointing to are sourced from Meopta's website.


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Sorry about that.  I will try contacting SWFA to find out for sure.
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Hello,
 
Currently (and as of the past six months or so) the objective lens covers for Meostar B1 42mm binoculars feature a tethered objective lens cap, like the Meostar B1 32mm line.
 
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Surujh, I see the Ca-belas line has been upgraded with new glass. Can we expect these changes in the Meopta line?
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good ?  kind of surprised to see euro hd  before the  meostar line  gets it. looks like price jump also.
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Hi,
 
Yes, the Meostar B1 10x42 will follow with HD optics after the release of the Cabela's 10x42 Euro HD.  First projections have them coming out from production in January.
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Thanks good news Surujh, will the rest of the B1 line follow suit?
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wow maybe that means we will see discontinued prices on the B1 10x42 in near future.Wink that would be good....
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Hi,
 
I don't think the entire line will follow-suit, but the next logical model would be the 8x42 with HD, simply because of the ease of adapting the mechanics/optics parameters.
 
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