To: 'Duncan Cape' <>, "" <>
Subject: Binoculars
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:30:08 +0000
Duncan, how close do your current binoculars focus? I'm under the impression 
that it's not uncommon for 10x50 binoculars to have quite a long minimum focus 
distance, perhaps because they're less commonly used by birders.

Peter Shute

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> I purchased 10x50 Leitz binoculars 45 years ago. These have given, and
> continue to give, excellent service. However they have one annoying fault, in
> that they do not focus close enough. Recently at an excellent bird hide at
> Myall Park Botanic Garden nothing at the water source was in focus. I would
> like to obtain some new binoculars similar to the ones I have but with better
> close focus. Could anyone please advise?
> Duncan
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