There is also the Steiner Wildlife binoculars, which are "Guaranteed Shock
Proof" although I haven't been game to test just how shock proof they are!!
From: michael hunter <>
Date: Monday, 17 February 2003 01:02
> Can't speak for Swarovski, but my previous Zeiss 10x40s were usable,
>although did need adjustment, after a Toyota rolled and came to rest on
>those bins on the Old Halls Creek Road a few years ago.
> The current Zeiss 10x42s are probably even more rugged, but have't been
>put to quite the same test. They have been dropped on stone and concrete
>many times and the rubber armouring is scratched and abraded from scraping
>on rock faces, but the optics are still perfect. They are heavy, and should
>be worn with a wide neckband to prevent damage to the nerves passing from
>the neck into the shoulder and arm.
>50km west of Sydney Harbour Bridge
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