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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/24/2011 at 18:31
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I am currently using 10x42's and im looking to buy a new pair. I have decided on either Vortex Daimondback 10x50's or 12x50's. (I want to stay under $300).  They both weigh the same and are the same length. 

My question is, I want the extra power of the 12x50's but will i be sacrificing to much field of view? I hunt in the high deserts of NM. 

I will mainly use a tripod for them but i will do some free hand glassing also.

has anyone else dealt with this issue?

Thanks,

Jordan




Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)     Back to Top Direct Link To This Post Posted: February/25/2011 at 21:52
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Well, the fov difference in those models is 43 feet.  That is not a whole lot, and off a tripod, the 12x would give you a little more resolution.  
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