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The Leica Ultravid 8x42 BL is the leather covered version this review describes.The optics are so sharp that finer and finer detail emerge as one views.I can see the rings of Saturn and moon craters.I can read the date on a coin at minimum focus.The view is like you are there and not looking through an instrument.I have noticed a film on the edge of an inside lens from the front of one barrel.This is disappointing since my expectations were as high as the price.I will keep the binocular… Read Full Review
These binos are just superb, as for that 30 year guarantee, well that says a lot about the quality. Customer service backup is top class. Had a minor problem with my diopter setting but was sorted out by Leica. No other problems to report so don't feel confused about sourcing a set of these binos, you will never look back. Build is solid and handling, stability and comfort is superb. Even in cold weather, they feel strangely warm to the touch. I love these binos and they will not be up for sale… Read Full Review
Good all round but need to use them for a few years to get a true feel for how they perform.... Excellent at the moment though!!… Read Full Review
Written on: by Den0 (1 review written)
The Leica 8 x 42 BNs are first class binoculars - you probably won't find better. I can't fault the item other than having a cheap case and for nearly £700.00 I think they deserve to be protected properly.
However, be careful where you purchase them - Leica don't choose their retailers with much care - Ace Optics at Bath were not much good. Leica just rely on their good name to sell the product and you don't get good specialist advice from this retailer. If you try to contact Leica they… Read Full Review
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