Top 10 Compact Spotting Scopes
for February 2021

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Bushnell Trophy XLT 20-60x 65mm Waterproof Compact Tripod Spotting Scope with Hard and Soft Cases
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Bushnell Trophy XLT 20-60x 65mm Waterproof Compact Tripod Spotting Scope with Hard and Soft Cases

by Bushnell
What We like

Includes compact tripod and premium hard-side case

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Product Features

  • Includes compact tripod and premium hard-side case
  • Rugged, rubber-armored housing is 100-percent waterproof
  • Measures 13.4 inches long; weighs 42.3 ounces
  • Fully multicoated optics deliver ultra-bright, crystal-clear images
  • Fully multicoated optics deliver ultra-bright, crystal-clear images

Beautiful design and durability built to last Tough spotting scope with 20 to 60x magnification and 65mm objective lens Quality optics with stunning hd clarity Rugged, rubber-armored housing is 100-percent waterproof Includes compact tripod and premium hard-side case 100% quality materials used and tested extensively Fully multicoated optics deliver ultra-bright, crystal-clear images Rugged, rubber-armored housing is 100-percent waterproof Measures 13.4 inches long; weighs 42.3 ounces Measures 13.4 inches long; weighs 42.3 ounces

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Leupold GR 10-20x40mm Gold Ring Compact Spotting Scope, Shadow Gray
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Leupold GR 10-20x40mm Gold Ring Compact Spotting Scope

Shadow Gray

by Leupold
What We like

Folded light Path technology delivers powerful magnification ranges in a compact, lightweight design

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Product Features

  • Built-in 1/4-20 tripod adapter port
  • Twilight Light Management System adds up to 10 extra minutes of glassing light
  • Leupold Model #120374 gr 10-20x40mm compact in Shadow Gray
  • 100% waterproof, Fog proof, & shockproof
  • Features an extremely smooth side-mounted focusing system for fine adjustments

Proprietary multi-coated lens system delivers optimal clarity, brightness, and contrast in any light 100% waterproof, fog proof, & shockproof Leupold model #120374 gr 10-20x40mm compact in shadow gray Built-in 1/4-20 tripod adapter port Twilight light management system adds up to 10 extra minutes of glassing light Features an extremely smooth side-mounted focusing system for fine adjustments

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Leupold GR 15-30x50mm Gold Ring Compact Spotting Scope
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Leupold GR 15-30x50mm Gold Ring Compact Spotting Scope

by Leupold
What We like

Folded light path technology delivers powerful magnification ranges in a compact, lightweight design

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Product Features

  • Proprietary multi-coated lens system delivers optimal clarity, brightness, and contrast in any light
  • Leupold Model #120375 GR 15-30x50mm Compact in Shadow Gray
  • Features an extremely smooth side-mounted focusing system for fine adjustments
  • 100% Waterproof, fog proof, and backed by Leupold's lifetime
  • Built-in 1/4-20 tripod adapter port

100% waterproof, fog proof, and backed by Leupold's lifetime Built-in 1/4-20 tripod adapter port Proprietary multi-coated lens system delivers optimal clarity, brightness, and contrast in any light Leupold model #120375 gr 15-30x50mm compact in shadow gray Features an extremely smooth side-mounted focusing system for fine adjustments Twilight light management system adds up to 10 extra minutes of glassing light

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Bushnell 12-36x50mm Waterproof Ultra Compact Spotting Scope
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Bushnell 12-36x50mm Waterproof Ultra Compact Spotting Scope

by Bushnell
What We like

Compact spotting scope comes with tripod, car window mount, soft carrying case, premium hard case, and scope glove

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Product Features

  • Field of view 1000 yards: 140ft. 16x, 65ft. 32x
  • Objective lens: 50mm
  • Magnification: 12-36x
  • 12 to 36x adjustable magnification; 50-millimeter objective lens
  • 100 percent waterproof and fogproof; shock-absorbing rubber armor

100 percent waterproof and fogproof; shock-absorbing rubber armor Multi-coated optics for increased light transmission Field of view 1000 yards: 140ft. 16x, 65ft. 32x 12 to 36x adjustable magnification; 50-millimeter objective lens Objective lens: 50mm Magnification: 12-36x

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TASCO Spotting Scope 15-45x50 Compact_TS154550, Green, One Size
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TASCO Spotting Scope 15-45x50 Compact_TS154550

Green, One Size

by Tasco
What We like

Durable optic with aggressive elegant rubber armor protecting this precision instrument from the elements

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Product Features

  • Included components: Spotting Scope, Case, Tripod
  • Out of the box ready and Comes complete with sturdy table top tripod and soft carrying case for Convenience.
  • Zoom in with maximum magnification utilizing the selectable power range. Optimal for birdwatching, nature viewing, hunting, target shooting, hiking camping, moon gazing and general observation.
  • Capture the finest details with easy grip focus control.
  • Bright, vivid color and high contrast viewing with fully coated optics

Bright, vivid color and high contrast viewing with fully coated optics Included components: spotting scope, case, tripod Capture the finest details with easy grip focus control. Zoom in with maximum magnification utilizing the selectable power range. optimal for birdwatching, nature viewing, hunting, target shooting, hiking camping, moon gazing and general observation. Out of the box ready and comes complete with sturdy table top tripod and soft carrying case for convenience.

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Kowa TSN-501 50mm Angled Spotting Scope w/ 20-40x Zoom Eyepiece, Green, Compact,
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Kowa TSN-501 50mm Angled Spotting Scope w/ 20-40x Zoom Eyepiece

Green, Compact,

by Kowa
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Kowa TSN-502 50mm Straight Spotting Scope w/ 20-40x Zoom Eyepiece, Green, Compact,
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Kowa TSN-502 50mm Straight Spotting Scope w/ 20-40x Zoom Eyepiece

Green, Compact,

by Kowa
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Celestron Hummingbird 9-27x56mm ED Micro Spotting Scope - Birder Friendly - Close Focus Distance
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Celestron Hummingbird 9-27x56mm ED Micro Spotting Scope

Birder Friendly, Close Focus Distance

by Celestron Acquisition LLC
What We like

ED lens optical system provides sharp, clear images with vivid, well-managed color

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Product Features

  • Waterproof / Nitrogen filled -- Protected against wet weather, humid conditions, and other environmental challenges
  • Easily carried in vest or coat pocket, in belt pack, or shoulder bag
  • 9-27x magnification range spans binoculars and spotting scopes
  • Birder-friendly close focus distance: 10 ft. / 3m close focus satisfies birding field optic requirements

Waterproof / nitrogen filled -- protected against wet weather, humid conditions, and other environmental challenges Birder-friendly close focus distance: 10 ft. / 3m close focus satisfies birding field optic requirements Easily carried in vest or coat pocket, in belt pack, or shoulder bag 9-27x magnification range spans binoculars and spotting scopes

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Hawke Endurance Compact Spotting Scope
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Hawke Endurance Compact Spotting Scope

by Hawke
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RUGGED, DURABLE CONSTRUCTION - precision made from engineered polycarbonate for complete optical and mechanical stability

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Product Features

  • INTENSE COLOUR AND CONTRAST - with BAK-4 Porro glass prisms and dielectric coatings to increase light and large 50mm objective lens size
  • FINE AND COARSE FOCUS WHEEL - for quick target spotting and ultra fine detail. Close focus detail from 2.5 meters / 8.2 ft
  • COMPACT ANGLED SCOPE FOR SHARP, CLEAR LONG DISTANCE VIEWING - with Fully Multi-Coated (FMC) optics for stunning crisp, detailed images

Fine and coarse focus wheel - for quick target spotting and ultra fine detail. close focus detail from 2.5 meters / 8.2 ft Intense colour and contrast - with bak-4 porro glass prisms and dielectric coatings to increase light and large 50mm objective lens size Compact angled scope for sharp, clear long distance viewing - with fully multi-coated (fmc) optics for stunning crisp, detailed images

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SVBONY SV41 Spotting Scope Mak with Tripod Waterproof 25-75x70 Mini Compact Small for Target Shooting Birdwatching Travel Telescope Applicable for both terrestrial and Astronomical Use
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SVBONY SV41 Spotting Scope Mak with Tripod Waterproof 25-75x70 Mini Compact Small for Target Shooting Birdwatching Travel Telescope Applicable for both terrestrial and Astronomical Use

by SVBONY
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Compact and portable design mini maks;compact so it is easy to transport and set up;feels great in the palm of your hand;compact enough to fit in the range bag;small powerful easy to transport;light enough to use on fairly small tripods or window mounts

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Product Features

  • IPX7 waterproof and fogproof bird scope;Even in harsh environments, it can effectively prevent water droplets from entering
  • Mini mak spotting scope come with tripod;which folds to less than a foot long and weighs almost nothing;would be a good tabletop tripod for small cameras;a nice soft case that covers the scope completely;including a lens cap and eyepiece cap that makes it feel very safe and secureThere are wide range of applications including: architectural design survey; shooting range; outdoor shops; safari; eco-tourism park; university community; natural classroom; design and construction; construction mana
  • SV41 Mini mak spotting scope come with tripod;which folds to less than a foot long and weighs almost nothing;would be a good tabletop tripod for small cameras;a nice soft case that covers the scope completely;including a lens cap and eyepiece cap that makes it feel very safe and secure
  • 5pcs 3 groups zoom eyepiece telescope;Bak4 Prisms that maximizes light transmission;fully multi coated optics for superior brightness large eye lens for comfortable viewing;no false color no image shift during focusing and no tube currents even taking the scope outside to observe immediately in freezing temperatures

Sv41 mini mak spotting scope come with tripod;which folds to less than a foot long and weighs almost nothing;would be a good tabletop tripod for small cameras;a nice soft case that covers the scope completely;including a lens cap and eyepiece cap that makes it feel very safe and secure 5pcs 3 groups zoom eyepiece telescope;bak4 prisms that maximizes light transmission;fully multi coated optics for superior brightness large eye lens for comfortable viewing;no false color no image shift during focusing and no tube currents even taking the scope outside to observe immediately in freezing temperatures Ipx7 waterproof and fogproof bird scope;even in harsh environments, it can effectively prevent water droplets from entering Mini mak spotting scope come with tripod;which folds to less than a foot long and weighs almost nothing;would be a good tabletop tripod for small cameras;a nice soft case that covers the scope completely;including a lens cap and eyepiece cap that makes it feel very safe and securethere are wide range of applications including: architectural design survey; shooting range; outdoor shops; safari; eco-tourism park; university community; natural classroom; design and construction; construction mana

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