Category Archives: Barr & Stroud Binoculars Reviews

Barr and Stroud Sahara 8×25 vs 10×25 binoculars comparison

I had the chance today to test the subtle differences between the Barr and Stroud Sahara 8×25 and 10×25 binoculars. For starters they came in a different design of box. The 10x came in a largely white box with the … Continue reading

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Barr and Stroud Series-5 binoculars. New for 2013

New for 2013 is the Barr and Stroud Series-5 binoculars. Available in 8×42 and 10×42. Both variants come  with ED or non ED glass. Other features include fully multi-coated optics, phase corrected BaK-4 prisms and nitrogen waterproofing to 1.5m. Both … Continue reading

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Barr & Stroud 8×42 Sierra Binoculars. What customers think

At Northern Optics retail outlet at Barton’s Waters Edge Visitors centre, a customer was looking for a quality pair of general use binoculars in the £100 – £150 range. After trying several pairs, they opted for the Barr and Stroud … Continue reading

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Barr and Stroud Sierra 8×42 Binoculars Review

After testing Barr and Stroud Sierra 8×32 and 10×50 binoculars, I was looking forwards to trying out the mid sized 8×42. First thing that was brought to my attention was the twist eye cups. The eye relief is long, but I … Continue reading

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Barr and Stroud Sierra 10×50 Binoculars Review

To test the Sierra 10x50s to the best of their capabilities I purposely waited till dusk. With the Sun having set, I looked in to the shadows of the nearby trees and shrubs. Despite the low light, I could see … Continue reading

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Barr and Stroud Sierra 8×32 Binoculars Review

Straight out the box for the first time, the Barr & Stroud Sierra 8×32 binoculars feel like quality. The Rubber protective covering looks and feels great. Just like the Barr and Stroud Series 4 binoculars, the twist out cups are solid yet … Continue reading

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Barr & Stroud 8×42 Series 4 Binoculars review

Optical excellence in a pair of binoculars , with build quality to match. The series 4 range gives almost ED glass results in terms of brightness, contrast and colours , at a fraction of the price. The pair I tested … Continue reading

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