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I'm a sailor as well. I haven't taken these on a boat, but I've used my older Nikons (1970's) on a boat for years with no problem. That said, if I were paranoid about it and could afford it, I'd buy a waterproof pair.
Apr 16, 2014 by P. B. Aaronson
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Oh yes. 7 X 50 size binoculars give the highest resolution and magnification available in a hand-held unit with no external support device needed. I use mine for bird watching all the time, and the optics are excellent with Nikon.
Nov 16, 2013 by Charles M.
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The following link will list the Nikon factory specs: http://www.nikon.com/products/sportoptics/lineup/binoculars/aculon/aculon_a211/spec.htm It shows 8 meters (approximately 26 feet) for the 7 x 50 Aculon. If I am looking at something closer, I am probably using a camera with a telephoto lens. Seven power is about as strong as most people can hand hold steadily without a tripod. The 50 mm lens gives more light gathering power than your eyes which makes these binoculars great for dusk and night viewing.
Oct 16, 2014 by BEK44632
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The first question I'm not sure of. These things are great. I use them for hunting in fog, rain and early mornings and late evenings in the woods. Low light is no problem for these. I'm sure there are better optics out there but for the price, I couldn't be happier. Others that have used mine have purchased their own pair.
Apr 9, 2014 by Jason W.
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I just checked the manual, and YES, it can be mounted on a tripod. There is an accessory adapter TRA-2 sold separately.
Aug 6, 2014 by Mary A. Hines
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Yes, in fact this model was recommended to me by a friend who teaches astronomy.
Jan 14, 2015 by moka
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I am not sure of the wight, but they do not seem overly heavy or bulky. The strap is adjustable which is nice since my husband and I are not the same height. We take these backpacking to watch the stars or spot wildlife so they are not a burden on long treks. It s very easy to refocus quickly and with one hand if needed. We are very happy with these.
May 15, 2014 by baking mom
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No. They are just standard.
May 13, 2014 by Micco
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They are dry nitrogen filled and sealed and should not fog. Mine have no fogging problems. Highly recommend, very clear, good eye relief, excellent low light use. Jon
Jan 27, 2015 by Jonathan D. Olenick
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Case and Strap, yes. Tripod adapter? If you mean, "Is there a female connection on the bottom side." I'll have to look next time at at the "River House." Otherwise, nope.
12 days ago by P. B. Aaronson
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