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Hawke Frontier ED 8×43 binoculars. How to test for chromatic aberration

A customer who bought a set of Hawke Frontier ED 8×43 binoculars from the Northern Optics weekend display at the Waters` edge visitor centre, Lincolnshire asked what ED stood for in the description. I explained that with normal binoculars not all colours come to … Continue reading

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Hawke Nature-Trek 15x50mm monocular review #35201

The higher magnification of the Hawke Nature-Trek 15×50 monocular makes it ideal for long distance subjects such as Plane , Ship spotting as well as distant terrestrial targets. With such high power, holding steady will be an issue. But this … Continue reading

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Hawke Endurance 8×32 ED. Northern Optics blog 12.11.17

A customer came to the Northern Optics weekend outlet looking to buy a set of high quality mid sized binoculars with very good eye relief. A number of 8×25 and 10×25 options were tried. One of which was ideal, with … Continue reading

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Hawke Sapphire 8×25 ED binoculars review

The Hawke Sapphire ED 8×25 binoculars offer big performance results from a compact set. Features include ED glass with Dielectric coated BaK-4 prisms and water repellent glass. It is difficult to believe how bright the image is from the small … Continue reading

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How to fix a pair of Hawke Endurance PC 10×25 , 8×25 binoculars

Over time you may find one of the barrels on your Hawke Endurance PC 8×25 and 10×25 binoculars has come lose. There is a very easy fix. Simple prise the top cover off with a screw driver to reveal a … Continue reading

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Hawke Premier 12×25 vs Visionary Wetland 8×25 binoculars review

OK, 12×25 vs 8×25 compact binoculars is not an exact like for like comparison, but for different reasons two customers on the same day picked one then the other at the Northern Optics weekend display when we was present with our … Continue reading

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Hawke Frontier ED 8×42 , Endurance PC 8×25 customer purchases 26.2.17

At the Northern Optics outlet this weekend , a couple of Hawke binoculars were on customer shopping lists. Firstly a gentleman was looking for a top quality 8×42 set of binoculars in the £200 – £250 range. He instantly enjoyed … Continue reading

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Hawke Endurance 12-36×50 spotting scope. Best compact travel scope award

The Hawke Endurance 12-36×50 spotting scope is a great example, as with many of the latest spotting scopes, you do not need a large aperture to get a bright image. Fully multi-coated optics with Dielectric BaK-4 prism gives outstanding performance … Continue reading

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Hawke Premier 12×25 binoculars review. HA4135

The Hawke Premier 12×25 binoculars are perfect for mid to long distance viewing, on paper, so though I,d try a set. This particular model was the HA4135 green model. The outer box shows a full colour image of the binoculars … Continue reading

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Hawke Frontier 8×43 ED. 38300 Customer purchase

A customer came to the Northern Optics outlet several years after purchasing a set of Hawke Frontier (old model) 8×42 from us. I must say they were in excellent condition after all those years, and the fact they were soaked in … Continue reading

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