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    REI XR 8 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars

    An excellent value, the REI XR 8 x 42 binoculars are compact and lightweight enough to go just about anywhere and deliver outstanding imaging. See details

    • $189.95

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    An excellent value, the REI XR 8 x 42 binoculars are compact and lightweight enough to go just about anywhere and deliver outstanding imaging.

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    An excellent value, the REI XR 8 x 42 binoculars are compact and lightweight enough to go just about anywhere and deliver outstanding imaging.

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    An excellent value, the REI XR 8 x 42 binoculars are compact and lightweight enough to go just about anywhere and deliver outstanding imaging.

    • Fully multicoated lenses using anti-reflective coatings provide superb light transmission, even in low light
    • BaK4 prisms match the optical system to enhance image quality, brightness and resolution to discern fine detail at long distances
    • Roof-prism style is less bulky and more compact than traditional or porro prism styles, making it much easier to hold and carry
    • Long eye relief enhances viewing comfort by reducing eye strain regardless of whether user is wearing eyeglasses or not
    • Twist up/down eyecups make it easy for eyeglass wearers to enjoy a full field of view
    • Shockproof, rubberized aluminum body construction for rugged use in the field; water- and fog-proof thanks to sealed O-rings and nitrogen filling
    • Excellent close focus ability allows user to enjoy a sharp view of images at a short distance
    • Includes carry case, neck strap, lens cleaning cloth and instructions for usage
    • Great for bird watching, travel, sports spectating and nearly any outdoor adventure


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    REI XR 8 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars Specs
    Best use
    Fully multicoated
    Rubber coating
    7 degrees
    56 degrees
    367 feet
    4.25 feet
    5.2 millimeters
    20 millimeters
    5 x 4.9 x 2 inches
    1 lb. 8 oz.
    Binocular size
    Lens coating
    Added protection
    Weather resistant
    Real angle of view
    Apparent angle of view
    Field of view
    Minimum focus
    Relative brightness
    Exit pupil
    Eye relief
    Image stabilization

    REI XR 8 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars

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    REI XR 8 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 5.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great optics for hiking/birding I originally found a pair of these at a REI garage sale. The eye cup rings were broke, but I was able to glue them back together. However the optics were great. That was two years ago, and now these have become my primary binoculars for the field (over a new pair of REI 8 x 32 waterproof binos). When we take them into the field with other people, they are always surprised how clear and large the images are. My wife and I bought a pair for her parents Costa Rica trip and they loved them.
    Date published: 2014-04-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Clarity I use these for just about everything - from hunting to observing other fishermen on the Columbia River to watching elk come out of the trees while out camping. They are light enough not to cause any extra burden in the pack and are very well suited for glasses (which I have). My wife, who is quite petite, appreciates the fact that they quickly adjust to her physical features for viewing comfort.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great glass for the money Great binos for scouting wildlife and hunting. Image is very clear and sharp, and allows you to pick out small details at range. The focus is simple to operate. They are solid and have a quality feel to them. I have used mine regularly, and shared them with my young children and they are still in great shape. I had considered a pair that cost 2 1/2 X the REI pair, but saved the $ and have been happy.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Meets all expectations These were a gift from me to my wife for her birdwatching hobby. She likes them very much, and far more than the Bushnell 10x50's she had used previously. Lighter, brighter, closer focus.
    Date published: 2014-03-26
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Very good binoculars but, Good optics and easy to adjust. Front lens covers flap around in the wind and the carry strap is too narrow. I think you will find it uncomfortable, which leads to my main objection, the weight. I really under estimated how heavy these are to carry on a typical hike. I used them twice and took them back to swap for a smaller set, the Nikon Trail Blazer unit. So, good glasses but just too heavy for my use. Nothing wrong with the quality.
    Date published: 2014-04-15

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