Spotting Scopes Review

BARSKA Benchmark 25-125×88 Waterproof Straight Spotting Scope

Before going through the review We want to explain you the numbers that is accompanied with the model name. For BARSKA Benchmark 25-125×88 Waterproof Straight Spotting Scope here goes the explanation :

  • 25-125 gives us the optical zoom of the scope This depicts that the BARSKA is able to magnify an object 25 to 125 times.
  • 88 means the size of the aperture(in millimeters) .richie

Let’s have a look at the features for which you would choose this model:

  • As a straight spotting scope, the eyes piece does not bend up or down. It can be balanced according to the comfort of the user.
  • Dynamic 88mm objective lens focusing system makes it easy to zoom in on target
  • Fully coated optics gives you high-quality magnification. Lens is also fog and water- proof and with a lifetime guaranty.
  • 100-percent waterproof and fog proof. shock-absorbing rubber armor for rough conditions. Which will give you the necessary protection against hostile weather.It includes hard-case which saves it from bump and damage.
  • You would care to include a tripod in your budget because this model includes a tabletop tripod with hand-held mount.
  • Includes hard case and soft carrying case which is 13.2 inches long. Carrying with your outing would be a more comfortable with it .
  • Weight: 6.8 pounds

 Celestron 52250 80mm Ultima Zoom Spotting Scope

A rather lightweight scope in comparison with to other heavy scopes. And Durability and magnification quality  also vary. But that does not mean that it’s not worth buying. Rather the handy features and lifetime guaranty makes it very popular among the scope searcher.  The features that allure them to go for it are:


  • With a 45-degree angled eyepiece, Ultima will help you to spot the object with any position in  an easier way.
  • The optical zoom scope can magnify from 20 to 60 times with a twist of the knob.
  • The multi-coated lens is designed to minimize glare. Brightness and proper magnification guaranteed.
  • The package comes with a soft carrying case which makes it handy. The weight is nearly 5 pound.
  • Fully waterproof
  • The only lacking you would find that this model does not include a tripod.
  • Limited lifetime warranty, assures you about the quality of the materials.


Tasco World Class 20-60×80 Zoom Waterproof/Fogproof Spotting Scope

The term ‘world class’ does not make it worthy of choosing more than other scopes. That is something we should mention first. Because it does not have any extra-ordinary features that makes it much more distinguished than all other scopes. Rather sometimes it lacks many features that others have.

That does not mean that it all hoax to term it as a world class scopes. Rather, with its lucrative features, it says its value. Let’s have a look at the features:

  • Straight style model.A simple twist can make the lens magnify from 20 to 60 times.
  • 80mm aperture helps to produce sufficient brightness to the images.
  • Fully-coated lens reduces glare and provides sharper image
  • Fully waterproof and fog proof. The body material can dare any kind of weather.
  • Additionally, while this scope is made of durable material, major bumps or drops may damage the internal workings, so be careful.
  • Includes a small, handheld tripod. Good thing is that it also fit with most other types of tripod available in market..
  • A hard and soft carrying case is there for easy transportation.
  • No lifetime warranty. But the durability assurance is not a swindle. You can trust on the quality.

Bushnell Sentry 18-36x 50mm Spotting Scope

Bushnell is a name that every hunter knows. The name and the model is equipped with all the necessary gear that a hunter needs. And all this is at a very affordable price which is a plus in compared to other scopes.

Bushnell Sentry 18-36x 50mm Spotting Scope

Among all those high-quality gear Sentry secured its goodwill.Let’s check out the features at a glance:

  • Straight style design.
  • Magnification capability 18 and 36 times the object.
  • As the purpose of this scope is hunting, you may not get the high magnification or high-quality image. The purpose is what is followed when they designed it.
  • And for the same reason aperture is only 50mm. It is enough for sufficient light. And as we said sufficient light for hunting but not for the purposes like photography where you need a high quality image. But with stunning HD clarity, it will not let you down.
  • Multi-coated Lens is there for you with the help of which it would be very easy for you to spot the prey.
  • Includes premium prism glass.
  • 100% waterproof and fog proof. As the case is hunting here, you know how much it matters.
  • Rubber armor would protect your device from a bump and any other damage.
  • Includes a small tripod. Which may not fulfill your purpose as for hunting, it is usual for you to set this on unusual, rough, gravel surface. So we would recommend you to buy a more durable one.
  • For easy carrying a soft and hard carrying case is available. And they are necessarily waterproof.