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Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars

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Model # 14361240 | Mfg # RAIATEA-N

An exceptional value in a fully waterproof marine binocular

The durable, lightweight housing is filled with dry nitrogen to prevent fogging. With a buoyant design, these binoculars will float if dropped overboard. Internal O-rings create a seal to ensure moisture protection. Features multi-coated lenses for brightness in low-light conditions and BAK-4 prisms for sharp images. Includes neck strap and nylon carry case.

Features:

  • Magn. x Objective Lens Dia.: 7 x 50
  • Focus: Center
  • Waterproof: Yes
  • Prism Type: BAK-4 Porro
  • Light Transmission Efficiency: >85%
  • Field of View @1000yds: 345'
  • Eye Relief: 27.4mm
  • Compass: No
  • Rangefinder Reticle: No
  • Weight: 37oz.
  • Warranty: Limited lifetime

Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars

Eye Relief 27.4 Millimeters
Features Waterproof
Focus Center
Magnification 7 x 50
Prism Type BAK-4 Porro
Warranty Details Limited Lifetime
Weight 37 Ounces
Light Transmission Efficiency 0.85

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars
 
3.8

(based on 30 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

65%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Waterproof (13)
  • Strong construction (9)
  • Quality lenses (6)
  • Lightweight (5)
  • Close focus (4)

Cons

  • Flimsy (3)

Best Uses

  • Boating / sailing (3)
  • Sailing (3)
  • Wildlife viewing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (7), Outdoor enthusiast (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9), Yes (5)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Well worth the price.

In Florida the environment for optics is harsh and the sealed optics for these binoculars is a plus. I use them a lot in the field for astronomy and for general use and I...Read complete review

In Florida the environment for optics is harsh and the sealed optics for these binoculars is a plus. I use them a lot in the field for astronomy and for general use and I keep them in the truck for whatever. Well recommended for the budget conscious and well recommended for those who want a quality image that doesn't fatigue the eyes.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Broke twice

Second pair...... first pair the right barrel snapped off under VERY light and NORMAL usage. Returned to WM and made noise, and they semi-reluctantly replaced it as it was a gift...Read complete review

Second pair...... first pair the right barrel snapped off under VERY light and NORMAL usage. Returned to WM and made noise, and they semi-reluctantly replaced it as it was a gift without a dated receipt (got at Xmas, used in July, broke). Used perhaps 6 times, this year took them out of their case and they were broken again. Clearly a design flaw. Very dissatisfied.

Reviewed by 30 customers

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5.0

Great service and products

By Lou

from Sarasota, FL

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Boating

    Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

    Good product

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    2.0

    It's a monocular. Case doesn't fit

    By Deacons

    from Seattle

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Strong Construction
    • Waterproof

    Cons

    • Difficult To Focus

    Best Uses

      Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

      Disappointment

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      4.0

      Happy with purchase

      By H

      from Jupiter, Florida

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

      • Bulky

      Best Uses

      • Bird Watching
      • Wildlife Viewing

      Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

      So far only used to watch wildlife on lake. Gives a crisp close view. Enjoying this product.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great Binos

      By Tom the dolphin spotter

      from Panama City Beach, FL

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Close Focus
      • Quality Lenses
      • Strong Construction
      • Waterproof

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Wildlife Viewing

        Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

        I use these Binoculars to view dolphins in the ocean from my 17th Floor condo. They are extremely clear with great range. They are also reasonable in price. I would definitely recommend these.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Yes

        By Buzz

        from Tacoma, WA,

        About Me Avid Adventurer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Close Focus
        • Lightweight
        • Quality Lenses
        • Strong Construction
        • Waterproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Bird Watching
          • Hunting
          • Sporting Events/Concerts
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

          I bought them for our boat, we have it moored on the waterfront in Tacoma, WA

          Service and delivery comments:

          Yes, everything was great

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          great value rugged no nonsense binoculars

          By submariner

          from newport news va

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Quality Lenses
          • Strong Construction
          • Waterproof

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sporting Events/Concerts

            Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

            served in submarines so I appreciate no nonsense rugged and waterproof binoculars and these come at a great price. so impressed i had to buy a second pair as my wife and family are always using the first set when there is anything t see or look for!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            4.0

            Absolutely Love Thwm!!

            By Ernie

            from Astoria, NY

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

            For ME!!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            Great product great price.

            By Frank Drebbin

            from Boston Ma

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Lightweight
            • Quality Lenses
            • Waterproof

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

                Very happy with this product.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                good value

                By Mateo

                from Pompano Beach, FL

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Close Focus
                • Quality Lenses
                • Strong Construction
                • Waterproof

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

                    Waited for these to go on sale, got a great value. Love that they are waterproof and ruged.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    4.0

                    looks good

                    By jim

                    from topsfield mass

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Lightweight
                    • Waterproof
                    • Works Well With Glasses

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

                        have not used a lot but look good

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