Leupold BX 1 Mckenzie 119198 Green Ring Binoculars
- Chakib Halman
- 29, Aug, 2018
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Leupold BX 1 Mckenzie 119198 Green Ring Binoculars
A famous and proven brand stood behind its product which has been around for 100 years. There are dozens of models at an affordable price range. Such a brand is Leupold, and they offer a lifetime warranty on their product which is void of defects in materials or craftsmanship. their success has been developed on their commitment to the entire satisfaction of their customers. They have a strict measurement for quality control, and they make sure every single aspect goes into their products so that it meets a high standard. This Leupold BX 1 McKenzie is tripod adaptable.
A buyer especially, a newbie is often in a fix as to the relationship between price and quality. With a wide range of models at a various price point from below $100 to 3000, it is awkward to deal with them when buying from a vast selection. At a reasonable price and a more popular product, this BX-1 McKenzie is a comfortable spot to find out.
Whom is this product for?
The Leupold BX 1 McKenzie 10x42mm Binoculars are something if you are seeking durability. Featuring a waterproof and a fog proof design, you can hardly expect these from such a binocular at an economical price. Leupold BX1 hunting binoculars or Leupold binoculars are compact which makes them easy to take along for birdwatching, wildlife observation, game spotting, sporting events and the military and law enforcing agencies. A user can get bright and clear images with excellent depth perception under low light condition whether in dawn or dark with Leupold McKenzie binoculars.
|Diameter of Objective lens||42mm|
|Angular FOV||5.8 degree|
|Linear FOV||305 feet/1000 yards|
|Warranty||Full 5-year limited|
The Leupold BX-1 McKenzie Green Ring Binoculars - 119198 Explained:
The Leupold BX 1 McKenzie has used Leupold’s patented Nitrogen fill process which makes the binocular entirely waterproof and resistant to fog. The roof prisms inside this Leupold BX-1 binocular has fully multi-coated lenses with phase-coated BaK-4 glass in a durable aluminum housing allows for maximum light transmission for a crisp and clear image. On the perfect 10x42 platform, this optics can deliver a perfectly round exit pupil without virtually any edge distortion.
Without excessive tension, turn the center focus knob to quickly achieve the focus range to maintain from infinity to 10 feet. Multi-staged adjustable height rubber eyecups twist up easily to hold quite well yet they do not have an apparent locking position. The diopter focus paddle lets you accurately set the focus of your binocular. It compensates for the people who wear glasses. It is covered with a rubber armor coating to provide a firm hold.
Before using this binocular, it requires to set it in a way so that it matches your eyesight smoothly. For that, move both barrels up or down to get a clear view by placing the center of both lenses to get the same distance apart from you pupils until you see a single image which is known as interpupillary distance.
Why We Liked It?
- Armor coated and rugged aluminum chassis provides durability and firm hold
- Diopter Focus paddle allows you set the focus of your binocular correctly
- Fully multi-layer lens coating allows for maximum light transmission
- Phase Coated BaK-4 lens prism offers a bright and clear image
- Patented Nitrogen fill process makes the binocular completely fog proof and waterproof
- Twist-up Eyecups is beneficial for those especially wearing eyeglasses
- Long Eye Relief reduces eye strain which enhances comfortable observation
What We Did Not Like?
- Weighing at 22 oz, this binocular is heavier and a little larger
- This binocular does not come with the tripod or the L adapter with the purchase
Common Questions and Answers
- Question : What does this Leupold BX-1 McKenzie come with? Answer :
- Question : Does the McKenzie BX-1 use BaK 4 prism glass? Answer :
- Question : What is in the box? Answer :
This Leupold BX-1 binocular comes with one strap and a case lens covers and a cleaning cloth. The strap is attached to the binoculars. You can fold the strap into the case. The case is made of heavy fabric.
Yes, the McKenzie BX-1 has used BaK 4 glass to enhance the quality of its prism.
In the box, there is a lens cover, GO Afield binocular case, GO Afield shoulder belt along with Leupold BX-1 Mckenzie 10 x 42 Roof Prism Binocular.
As a final point, the Leupold BX 1 McKenzie optics are excellent compact 10×42 binoculars. You can upgrade the objective lens of your binoculars for the size of 50mm lens with the Leupold Rogue 10×50 mm to get more value for your money. But, the transformation is not very attractive that you are making a move from a Roof Prism Binocular to a Porro Prism Binocular.
However, Leupold BX1 is economical and can survive in all weather conditions, but it got the glass prism of Leupold’s quality. In case you want a binocular having the advantage to offer you with nearer close focus distance along with longer eye relief, there are the Redfield Rebel 10X42 binoculars. But, you have to narrow down your choice for a specific product based on two factors at least: budget and need.