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Old 08-15-2021, 02:42 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by ApS View Post
'Wondering when I first heard of these (IS) since decades ago, a neighbor demonstrated a Canon camera with IS.

BoatUS conducted a test of several 20 years ago, in 2001:

I "get by" with my $85 long-reach 15x70 Celestron Skymasters. Rest elbows against one's chest, hold the binoculars with hands in a diagonal posture--left hand forward--right hand back, and it's not so bad.

I recall they were manufactured in Singapore or some such island nation. eBay has some great prices on these...

Drop them, and you're not out a lot of money.
Totally agree! Love my Skymasters and for a modest price! While IS sounds appealing, I don’t think I can reasonably justify that price tag! [emoji50]

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