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Old 04-02-2008
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I ended up buying the Fuji Polaris 7x50 along with the cheaper Fuji 7X50's which I take in the dink. I like using the Polaris at night for star (really moon) viewing and when I need clarity on things. The Polaris are the good ones.

If I had to only buy one set, I would suggest buying a good pari of biocs. It was a tossup for us between the Fuji Polaris and Steiner Commanders. The eye relief on the Fuji's is slightly better and the light transmissi non the Commanders is slightly better than the fujis... but almost tough to notice between either. They were close enough that we chose by price with the Fuji's being 100-200 cheaper, IIRC.

I do nto think you will be dissapointed either way. Incidentally, I personally use the compass a LOT too for bearings. I think that option runs abouit $50 on most of the sets of binocs. Probably worth $50.

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