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Vanguard Endeavor HD 65A Spotting Scope Review

Vanguard Endeavor hd

One of my most cherished dreams was to have a compacted army grade spotting scope and my dream came true when I found Vanguard Endeavor HD 65A Angled Eyepiece Spotting Scope. I’m involved in hunting for past five years and Vanguard Endeavor HD has been the best spotting scope for me. Furthermore, I’m using this for last two years and have always been fully satisfied with it. Again, its features and appearance both are unique and useful. Besides, its compact size has made it super mobile. Again, it has two different size lenses with two different prices as well.
Now, let me tell more about it bellow.

  Specification

  • Weight: 1.8 kg.
  • Dimensions:15” x 7” (38 x 18 cm)
  • Magnification:20 – 60x.
  • Object lens diameter: 82mm.
  • The angle of view:2.1 – 1.3 degree.
  • Field view:330 – 156 ft. at 1000 yds.
  • Eye relief:19 – 20mm.
  • Minimum focus distance:14.7 ft. (20x); 18 ft. (60x).
  • Warranty: Premium lifetime warranty.

  Features and Benefits about Vanguard Endeavor HD

  • Quality Lens and Prism
    Vanguard Endeavor HD has special types of the lens material called ED glass (extra dispersion). This special type of lens ensures minimal fringing and correct color rendition. Again, the lens is fully coated. Thus, it can increase the transmission of light for better and brighter image. Also, it prevents the sunlight reflection. The inclusion of Bak4 prism has added an extra dimension to it. And both the lens and the prism works cooperatively for better performance.
  • Weather Guard
    It has some important weather guarding features. First of all, it is waterproof. So, it gives you the freedom of using it for a rainy day or wet situation. Besides, it can perform with full swing in swamp forest too. On the other hand, it is fog-proof. You can see an object clearly even in a smoky or foggy situation. So, whether the conditions are, Vanguard Endeavor HD has the caliber to embrace it.
  • Good Magnification
    With the 20-60x zooming capacity, this Vanguard Endeavor HD offers the best magnification ever. Its minimum focus distance is 14.7 ft. for 20x and 18 ft. for 60x zooming. Again, its field view is 330-156 ft. at 1000 yards, which is amazing and at the same time, it is up to the mark. Again, with a 2.75-1.3-degree view of angle, you can comfortably adjust your focal length. Furthermore, 19 – 20mm eye relief would make the image appear as realistic as possible.
  • Heavy Durable
    The whole body of Vanguard Endeavor HD is covered with rubber coating. Again, the magnesium armored body makes the safety issue tension free. As the lens and the prism are plastic in nature, so it can survive dropping from a little distance above the ground. Also, the rubber coating absolves most of the shock forces when dropped. Besides, the color doesn’t fade away easily.
  • Easy to Handle
    Handling of Vanguard Endeavor HD is very easy. Furthermore, the dual focusing knob made the focusing job easy and accurate as well. Thus, fine adjustment is ensured. Moreover, the eyepiece is detachable. So, that you can remove it some time and wash it for better viewing.

Pros

Water and fog-proof.

Wide objective lens.

Long range zooming capacity.

Good quality lens and prism.

Cons

It’s a bit heavy.

Easily gets dusty.

  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. Does it have any kind of warranty?
Answer:
Yes, it offers you a premium lifetime warranty.

Q2. Is it waterproof?
Answer:
Yes, it is water and fog resistance.

Conclusion

At the end of our discussion, it’s clear that it features are remarkable and useful. But it is a bit expensive. It doesn’t follow the price quality ratio completely. Another thing is, it comes with a premium lifetime warranty which is really rare to find. The professionals, including me, who have used it for quite a long time, have praised it highly. Yet few users say they have negative issues with it in the amazon’s review section. As a professional, I would happily suggest it to you.

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