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Scope Talks Review: Kowa SV42-8 Binoculars (Part 2)

September 30, 2014



Spec’s aside, how did the Kowas field test? In a nutshell, very well indeed. But there’s a “but” I have to tack onto that summary.

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Scope Talks Review: Kowa SV42-8 Binoculars (Part 1)

September 19, 2014

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The optics are fully multicoated and phase coated for

maximum light throughput and contrast.

I’ve reviewed a lot of gear over the years, and I’ve learned two important lessons. First, nothing is ever perfect. No matter who makes it and how much it costs, if you look hard enough you’ll find things to criticize. Second, the better a piece of equipment is, the pickier the review seems. That’s simply because when a manufacturer gets all the big-picture stuff right, all that remains are the little niggles.

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