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Hawke Frontier APO 8×42 review. A customers thoughts

A customer visited our optics weekends with one thing in mind. The Hawke Frontier APO binoculars in 8×42 and 10×42. After travelling some miles, they were happy to see we had one of each model. They commented on the fact … Continue reading

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Viking Cygnus ED 8×42 monocular review

Straight out the box and soft Nylon case, the Viking Cygnus ED 8×42 monocular feels very solid and well built. Weighing nearly 50g more than the non ED version, their is obviously less plastic / polycarbonate in the shell. In … Continue reading

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Hawke Frontier EDx 8×42 binoculars. Blog post November 2019

It was a very dull and damp day at Northern Optics when a customer visited our Optics weekend at Barton`s Waters` edge visitor centre. So you could say it was perfect conditions for a customer looking for a set of … Continue reading

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Hawke HD X 8×42 binoculars. Blog post November 2019

It`s always nice when a customer visits our Optics Weekends as a result of a recommendation. In this case the buyer needed a good quailty set of binoculars with 8x magnification. But were open to options with 10x. It was … Continue reading

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Hawke Nature Trek 8×42 binoculars . Blog post September 2019

A customer came to the Northern Optics public optics weekend at the Waters` edge visitor centre Barton looking for a set of lightweight binoculars for bird watching. 8x magnification was another major factor due to the wider field of view. … Continue reading

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Hawke Frontier HD X 8×42 binoculars vs Hawke Frontier ED X 8×42 binoculars

At first glance when you look at these Hawke Frontier binoculars, the ED-X and HD-X 8×42 look pretty much identical. Both have the same case, straps, lens caps etc. The body is exactly the same , other than the badge … Continue reading

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Hawke Frontier ED X 8×42 binoculars. Blog post June 2019

It was the Hawke Frontier ED-X 8×42 that were the binoculars of choice when a customer visited Northern Optics . The Optics weekend display in North Lincolnshire gave him the chance to test high end binoculars with views over a nature reserve … Continue reading

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Hawke Endurance ED 8×42 monocular #36320 Blog post May 2019

A customer visited the Northern Optics Optics weekend at Barton Upon Humber looking for a monocular for general use. Reason being, due to a large difference between his eyes, most binoculars do not have enough dioptre adjustment to handle his eye sight. … Continue reading

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Hawke Frontier ED X 8×42 binoculars. Optics weekend blog March 2019

A customer visited the Northern Optics Optics weekend at the Waters` edge centre in Lincolnshire, pretty much already making up in advance the Hawke Frontier ED X 8×42 ticked all the boxes. But they did try some different options, which included the Hawke … Continue reading

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Hawke Nature Trek 8×42 monocular review #35220

The Hawke Nature-Trek 8×42 monocular (10x also available) is the replacement for the old 10×50 version. There are many added benefits with this new model, which firstly include the more compact size. Handling The more compact size makes for much more … Continue reading

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