Recommend me a spotting scope

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Frank Spiller
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Recommend me a spotting scope

Postby Frank Spiller » Wed Nov 09, 2022 10:00 pm

Hi, I am a newbie. I am looking for a spotting scope. Can someone recommend me a spotting scope? My budget is around $500.Thanks
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Re: Recommend me a spotting scope

Postby Nakilad » Sun Nov 13, 2022 7:46 pm

There's a Konuspot 100 on Trademe right now for $450 buy now. Closes soon. I'm no expert on scopes but I reckon a second hand Konus is going to be better than anything new with that budget. I have a Konuspot 80 and it's been a perfectly adequate entry level scope.
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