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Lake Champlain 10 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars

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Model # 14361299 | Mfg # CHAMPLAIN-N

Product Description

These powerful binoculars are perfect for lake boating, stadium events and birding. They deliver high magnification (10 power), yet at 24 ounces are lightweight and easy to hold steady. Fogproof, nitrogen purged, waterproof construction takes on rain or spray with no problem and remains clear in tough conditions. Multi-coated lenses with BK-7 roof prisms, precision ground from boro-silicate glass for clear images. Waterproof housing is rubber-armored for long-lasting durability. 6mm twist-up eyepiece and 16mm eye relief.

Features:

  • Lightweight and easy to hold with rubber-armored housing
  • Nitrogen purged for fog-free performance
  • Polycarbonate rubber armor
  • Tripod compatible
  • Multi-coated optics
  • Focuses to 5m
  • 6mm twist-up eyepiece 
  • 16mm eye relief

Specifications:

Magn. x Objective Lens Dia.: 10 x 42
Focus: Center
Waterproof: Yes
Prism Type: BK-7 Roof
Light Transmission Efficiency: >75%
Field of View @1000yds: 315'
Eye Relief: 16mm
Compass: No
Rangefinder Reticle: No
Weight: 24oz.
Warranty: Five years

Specs

Lake Champlain 10 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars

Eye Relief 16 Millimeters
Features Waterproof
Focus Center
Magnification 10 x 42
Prism Type BK-7 Roof
Warranty Details Five Years
Weight 24 Ounces

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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West Marine Lake Champlain 10 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars
 
4.2

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (0)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (8)
  • Waterproof (6)
  • Strong construction (4)
  • Reliable (3)
  • Simple controls (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Sailing (5)
  • Navigation (4)
  • Small boats (4)
  • Expeditions (3)
  • Fishing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Outdoor enthusiast (5)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Value for Money

Very robust set of binoculars with good finish and waterproof.
Ideal for outdoor enthusiest

Very robust set of binoculars with good finish and waterproof.
Ideal for outdoor enthusiest

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good for the money, not best of quality

Difficult to adjust for precise focus. I have to do adjustment on right eyepiece for my vision. Even Then, they don't keep focus over full range without readjusting the right eyepiece again for...Read complete review

Difficult to adjust for precise focus. I have to do adjustment on right eyepiece for my vision. Even Then, they don't keep focus over full range without readjusting the right eyepiece again for near or far. Even then, that adjustment is poor due to the loose tolerance in focus mechanism.

Reviewed by 10 customers

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2.0

Not what I expected

By Mike

from Colorado

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Difficult To Focus

Best Uses

  • Wildlife Viewing

Comments about West Marine Lake Champlain 10 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars:

Poor focus and clarity

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Great for boating and camping.

By Flash

from Baton Rouge, Louisiana

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Close Focus
  • Compact
  • Lightweight
  • Quality Lenses
  • Strong Construction
  • Waterproof
  • Works Well With Glasses

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hunting
    • Wildlife Viewing

    Comments about West Marine Lake Champlain 10 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars:

    Camping trips for the scenery. Use on fishing trips.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Quick delivery.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great Binoculars for travel.

    By Ted

    from Minnesota

    About Me Outdoor Enthusiast

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Reliable Performance
    • Strong Construction
    • Waterproof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Expeditions
      • Fishing
      • Large Boats
      • Navigation
      • Sailing
      • Small Boats

      Comments about West Marine Lake Champlain 10 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars:

      I was looking for compact binoculars for my trip to Costa Rica. After comparing many high end sets, I felt that the 10x42 optics and compact design of the Lake Champlain were perfect my trip. They were great for my boat exploration of Playa Zancudo and the Corcovada. The waterproof and compact Lake Champlain worked well for my rain forest exploration and my coastal fishing trip.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Lake Champlain binoculars

      By Tom

      from Shtewsbury River

      About Me Outdoor Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy To Read
      • Reliable Performance
      • Simple Controls
      • Strong Construction
      • Waterproof

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Large Boats
        • Navigation
        • Sailing
        • Small Boats

        Comments about West Marine Lake Champlain 10 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars:

        Very very comfortable to use and easy to stabilize.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        I would buy this product again

        By Alex

        from Miami FL.

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Waterproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sailing

          Comments about West Marine Lake Champlain 10 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars:

          Good price

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Great optics at a fraction of the cost

          By Tony

          from Michigan

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about West Marine Lake Champlain 10 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars:

          Great for spotting channel markers, other yachts I'd, wildlife and viewing spurring events.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          IS GOOD

          By graciosotu

          from beaufort sc

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Simple Controls

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Navigation

            Comments about West Marine Lake Champlain 10 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars:

            NO COMENTS

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            great binoculars bought one then ordered another one

            By paul the fisherman

            from st. augustine fl.

            About Me Outdoor Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Easy To Set Up
            • Waterproof

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Fishing
              • Navigation
              • Small Boats

              Comments about West Marine Lake Champlain 10 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars:

              birding from our back porch. walking on the beach.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Good for the money, not best of quality

              By Kfergus

              from NC

              About Me Outdoor Enthusiast

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Clarity Lightweight Sm
              • Compact

              Cons

              • Poor Focus Adjustment

              Best Uses

              • Birding
              • Expeditions
              • Fishing
              • Large Boats
              • Sailing
              • Small Boats

              Comments about West Marine Lake Champlain 10 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars:

              Difficult to adjust for precise focus. I have to do adjustment on right eyepiece for my vision. Even Then, they don't keep focus over full range without readjusting the right eyepiece again for near or far. Even then, that adjustment is poor due to the loose tolerance in focus mechanism.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Value for Money

              By Pete the Pirate

              from Brisbane, Australia

              About Me Outdoor Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Reliable Performance
              • Simple Controls
              • Strong Construction
              • Waterproof

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Expeditions
                • Sailing

                Comments about West Marine Lake Champlain 10 x 42 Waterproof Binoculars:

                Very robust set of binoculars with good finish and waterproof.
                Ideal for outdoor enthusiest

                Service and delivery comments:

                Delivery was very satisfactory, reliable and on time

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

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