Without hesitation, I can confidently say the new Eagle Optics Ranger ED is the best Ranger binocular ever made. For those familiar with the previous ED model that weighed 27.4 ounces, I'm pleased to report we've gone back to the polycarbonate body design of the super-popular Platinum Class and SRT series to get the weight back down to 23.6 ounces. But we didn't stop there. In addition to dielectric prism coatings and extra-low dispersion glass, other enhancements include an improved knurled focus knob, locking diopter ring, better eyecups, and a cool new armor design. Combine all of this with the added benefit of a lifetime no-fault warranty and you've got the best binocular for birding in its price class! The 8x42 sells for $329.99, which is what I recommend for birding, but there’s also an 8x32, 10x42, and 10x50.
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