Barska 10×25 Waterproof Binocular Review

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Hunters, explorers, woodsman, bird watchers, or even just the occasional camper. Everyone venturing out into the unknown has their own personal checklist of items that they absolutely have to bring with them. These lists differ, obviously, but there are a few items that appear on every one of them; or at least, they should.

Items like this seem general and maybe even unimportant to the inexperienced, but one item that even a newbie can understand the importance of is a good set of Binoculars. They have a multitude of uses like observing something beautiful and/or dangerous from a safe distance, finding a particular object from a distance, signaling for help if the worst occurs and you find yourself lost, and much more.

You can even disassemble a set of binoculars to start a fire if the need arises. The practicality of binoculars sets it at the top of many traveler’s pack checklist. Barska’s Waterproof 10×25 Binoculars are a prime example, and below are a list of features that will set these right at the top of your list.

Features of the Barska 10×25 Waterproof Binocular

The following are the features that you should know:

Barska 10×25 Waterproof Binocular Review

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The first feature is right in the name: Waterproof. One of the worst things that can happen to binoculars is exposing them to too much water for too long. Essentially, the water causes condensation to appear on the inside of the lens, giving them the foggy look, which makes it almost impossible to see through them.

As many users will tell you, shy of breaking the binoculars down completely it is almost impossible to get all of the water out of them after this has happened. Even if you are able to, changing altitude will more than likely cause them to fog up again. Barska’s waterproof binoculars prevent the pain and trouble of trying to keep them dry on those long, damp trips!

Let’s talk about the lenses themselves. With a 10x magnification, these Barska Binoculars boast one of the highest common magnifications for binoculars. The BK-7 prism offers one of the highest quality lenses (that compete for on-par with the more expensive BAK4 prism) around and full optical coating leaves a sharp, well-colored view with limited problems involving light and straying color inside of the lenses;

This is aided by the above waterproof/fog proof features mentioned above. Simply, these binoculars provide a top notch view at long distances with great color and light, superior eye relief while looking through them, and offer great focus control between different users and/or distances.

The design of the Binoculars is great for most occasions, referencing again how important the waterproof feature of these are, but aside from the interior specifications of these binoculars, the exterior design is just as efficient and pleasing to the eye. The rubber covering makes for a comfortable grip even for long periods of time and helps protect the lenses and others interior specs in case of drops or other hazards.

The definitive colors make these great for any kind of traveling. They are easy to spot if misplaced, and the different color options make for a nice selection of style along with functionality.

The size and weight of this set of Barska binoculars simply cannot be beaten. Very compact and weighing less than 2 pounds make this a great option as a gift for kids or Adults, and would make a great addition to any travel case, camping kit, safety pack, or even a bug out bag for the resourceful pepper. Owning this set of Binoculars as opposed to a more expensive larger one has countless uses.

The smaller design allows for more room to store other items that may be needed, and the weight prevents any strain on the body (if carried in a pack) or the neck (if carried by the strap the comes with them).

No product could boast is prowess without accessories that match or exceed the quality of the main product itself. This particular buy will provide you with a carrying case, neck strap, and a lens cloth. The carrying case is designed to be protective while still remaining true to the compact overall size of the binoculars themselves, making it easier to travel with them.

The neck strap provides a quick-access way to bring them along on your trips, and its comfort ability allows for long treks with minimal discomfort. Last, but definitely not least, the lens cloth. Keeping the lenses wiped clean is essential to getting the most out of your purchase. Take care of your product, and it will take care of you. Impressive Price.

Possibly the greatest feature of these Barska Waterproof Binoculars is the price. At less than $, you are receiving great optics with 10x magnification, durable construction with a layer of rubber armor to further protect from fall damage and stylish/practical color for multiple uses like signaling, compact and lightweight design for easy storage and carrying, and hosting multiple different uses aside from identifying objects from a distance like emergency signaling and fire-starting in a pinch.

These binoculars provide optimum quality that remains competitive among much more expensive counterparts. You are receiving a 4 or 5-star product at a 2-star price that only Barska can provide.

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PROS

  • High quality 10x magnification.
  • Waterproof/Fog proof.
  • Rubber coating for durability.
  • Great color and small design.

CONS

  • Lens covers aren’t provided, but correct care makes this problem minuscule

Features at a Glance

  • Waterproof & Fog Proof.
  • Rubber armoring.
  • Small, portable size.
  • BK-7 roof prism with center focus.
  • High visibility yellow and black finish.
  • 10x magnification, ideal for live sports and other spectator events.

Product Specifications

  • Magnification: 10x
  • Objective Lens: 25mm
  • Prism Type: Roof
  • Prism Glass: BK-7
  • Waterproof: Yes
  • Field of View: 303′ at 1000 yards
  • Close Focus: 26′
  • Eye Relief: 10.5mm
  • Weight: 13.45 oz

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Common Questions – Can they be used with eyeglasses?

Q: Do the color and size make these appear juvenile?

Final Verdict

You simply cannot go wrong with this purchase. They compact size and light weight makes these a great practical purchase for any type of outdoors man. The quality of this product is only surpassed by its astoundingly low price. The Barska 10×25 Colorado Binocular would be great as a gift to any and all, from an up and coming survival list to a birdwatcher with years of experience.

The fact that these fit so easily into any pack mixed with the fact that they are waterproof and fog proof makes them an indispensable tool for anyone to use and the warranty is just the icing on the cake. Deciding to purchase these binoculars will not leave you with buyers remorse in any way.

Jim Shockey
 

Jim Shockey is a Canadian outdoor writer, a professional big game outfitter, and television producer and host for many hunting shows.

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