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#2515438 - 09/10/11 07:46 AM Spotting scopes.......
Bottom Hunter
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My wife and I have already began planning our next trip to the Yellowstone area and we just got back Friday....lol. We enjoyed it that much.

I am looking to buy a good spotting scope. Any suggestions on quality vs price.....

any and all advice will be very appreciated.

Watching a grizzly eating a downed bison through a spotting scope was so very cool. If I only had my own and not using someone's that was there at the time, would have made it even more cool...

I intend to have one before we go back.....

thanks very much.
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#2525750 - 09/17/11 05:34 PM Re: Spotting scopes....... [Re: Bottom Hunter]
Pic IN the Casa
TurdFarmer2.0
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Go look at some at BPS, Cabelas or whatever and then buy the one you like at opticsplanet.com or binoculars.com. Much cheaper.
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#2529468 - 09/20/11 08:46 AM Re: Spotting scopes....... [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
DOC1187
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barska pretty good for the price
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#2539467 - 09/26/11 03:49 PM Re: Spotting scopes....... [Re: DOC1187]
Voldeerfan
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Also, if you take a lot of pictures, consider one that will take an adapter for a SLR camera body and use the spotting scope as a lens. That will be my next set up to go with when we upgrade cameras.
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